JASON Kingley, Sandra Moulder, Maria Breene and Philip Dwyer with (front) Ronan McDonald celebrating their graduation from OnTrack.
JASON Kingley, Sandra Moulder, Maria Breene and Philip Dwyer with (front) Ronan McDonald celebrating their graduation from OnTrack.

First aid certificates extend carers' skills

LIFE was never off track for these lifesavers.

More than 14 members of Tweed Heads-based On Track Connections Centre received their Senior First Aid Certificate as part of a supported work program last week.

Another four people received their resuscitation certificates while attending the same course.

On Track is a non-profit community organisation providing a range of housing and rehabilitation services for people living with a mental illness across the North Coast Area Health Service region.

On Track co-ordinator Karen Collins said the possession of a Senior First Aid Certificate in their supported work program is an advantage.

“Receiving their certificates was a very important moment for them all,” Ms Collins said.

“The Connections Centre in Tweed Heads is all about providing a safe meeting place to help people develop life and social skills to improve their quality of life.

“This is one of the many things we offer.”

The first-aid training was provided by Surf Life Saving New South Wales.



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