Julian Burtons Burstrust

Annual Report 2012/13 . Community Grants

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Aim

The Community Grants Program is a national initiative between the Julian Burton Burns Trust and Clipsal by Schneider Electric with the aim of advancing local prevention and care projects associated with burn injury across Australia and New Zealand that will reduce the incidence and impact of burn injuries.

Schneider Electric donate 50 cents from every Clipsal smoke alarm sold in Australia to the Burns Trust to fund initiatives to reduce the incidence and impact of burn injuries across Australia and New Zealand. During this year, 10 grants were allocated to Prevention & Care projects across the country with a combined total value of $108,964.

Community Grant Distribution

  1. Bedside Nasendoscopy Equipment – used to assess depth and severity of internal injuries associated with an inhalation burn: Royal Adelaide Hospital, SA
  2. Burn Prevention and First Aid collateral, Kidsafe, QLD
  3. Juvenile and Family Fire Awareness DVD – education on the effects of starting fires for children with a fire attraction: Dept Fire and Emergency Services, WA
  4. Camp OZ – developing leadership and resilience for 22 children (6-16yo) with burn injuries: Royal Brisbane Hospital, QLD
  5. Digital Telehealth System – using technology to maximise resources across SA, Royal Adeaide Hospital
  6. Skin Culture Data Logging System – assisting skin grafting for burn patients, QLD
  7. Burns Units of Competencies – Accredited training for 8 Aboriginal Health Workers across regional / remote Australia & Torres Strait Islands, Aboriginal Health Council of SA, National
  8. ‘Never Mix’ Accelerants Campaign – a media campaign developed to reach young males at risk of severe burn injury through participating in risk taking behaviours, National
  9. Translation of Stay Safe newsletter into six languages – Victorian Burns Prevention Partnership - VIC

Program partner

Clipsal by Schneider Electric