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Burns Support Charitable Trust Inc NZ

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    Burn Support Group offers individuals who have experienced burn injuries, and their families/whanau, emotional and practical support during recovery and beyond.

    • Improving patient care through the funding of equipment through fundraising.
    • Providing opportunities for mutual support for burn survivors, workshops, seminars, annual Burn Support Children's camp for 7-17 yr olds.
    • Visiting patients/families through the community who have sustained burn injuries and looking for support.
    • Educating, Prevention and the Care surrounding Fire/ Hot Water/ House Safety.

     

    Information & support

    RESOURCE BROCHURES ALONG WITH LOGO ITEMS AVAILABLE FROM THE Burn Support Group.

    INFORMATION TO AID IN THE AWARENESS OF HAZARDS AROUND THE HOME THAT CAN RESULT IN UNFORTUNATE ACCIDENTS

    INCIDENTS STATISTICS NEED TO REDUCE, MAKE THE MOST OF SHARING WITH YOUR CHILDREN

    "HOW TO KEEP SAFE AT HOME" 

    "WHAT CAN I DO TO PREPARE IN CASE OF FIRE OR BURNS"

    IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN RESOURCES VISIT http://www.burns.org.nz/resources.html

    Injury, illness or disability
    Education Programmes

    We aim to educate people about burn prevention by:

    1. Holding educational seminars for interested community groups.
    2. Creating burn prevention awareness by attending appropriate community events with our display stand and relevant resources.
    3. Working with other community groups such as NZ Fire Service and Safekids to promote injury prevention awareness.
    4. Providing FREE burn prevention lessons and resources to schools, kindergartens and Kohanga Reo and other community groups in Auckland.
    5. Providing FREE resources and ideas to interested teachers and schools throughout New Zealand.

     

    ANNUAL CHILDREN'S BURN CAMP

    If you have sustained burns or know of someone who has, please contact the charity as we hold the camp each year for the 7 - 17 year olds. Camp is a brilliant environment for kids to be kids, building self-esteem, confidence and building lifelong relationships. http://www.burns.org.nz/upcomingcamps.html

    Age groups

    • Child / Tamariki
    • Youth / Rangatahi
    • Adult / Pakeke