LifeVac Saves Another Life in a UK Nursing Home in a Choking Emergency

LifeVac are pleased to share news of another life saved

 

At LifeVac Europe, we work with thousands of care and nursing home providers across the UK. Helping reduce one of the leading causes of accidental death in adults over the age of 65….choking.

We have been informed that LifeVac was called to action once again. This time within a care home situated in Scotland, in a choking emergency.

A 79 year old female resident with Dementia, was enjoying her meal. Food quickly became lodged in her airway, creating a full airway obstruction.

Staff acted quickly and accordingly delivering first aid BLS choking protocol (abdominal thrusts and back blows), but sadly these were not effective in dislodging the obstruction. The resident quickly became unconscious.

Staff grabbed their LifeVac from the wall mounted box and applied LifeVac to the resident who was laying on the floor. Within seconds LifeVac dislodged the obstruction, the resident started to breathe again and regained consciousness.

If this device was not available this resident would have died, we had already unsuccessfully tried back slaps and Abdo thrusts prior to instructing staff to get seek the Lifevac for use.

— Manager

Easy to use, Minimal fuss, Effective

—Carer

Daniel – Engineer from LifeVac Europe, commented: “This is brilliant news to hear! I recently started working for LifeVac Europe and I’m thrilled to be part of such a life saving company, who are committed to helping save lives. Having helped save over 437 lives in a choking emergency. When all other methods have failed or could not be performed.”

More News

8-Year-Old Boy Saved by LifeVac

8-Year-Old Boy Saved by LifeVac in a Choking Emergency …

Read More

Man Choking on Steak Saved with LifeVac

Man Choking on Steak Saved with LifeVac …

Read More

LifeVac Used to Save 3-Year-Old that Choked on a Rock

LifeVac Used to Save 3-Year-Old in a Choking Emergency …

Read More

Distributors

United Kingdom United Kingdom Help Save Lives Help Save Lives Spark Care Spark Care Poland Poland Sweden Sweden Spain Spain Greece Greece Benelux Benelux Israel Israel Middle East Middle East South Africa South Africa EU EU France France Denmark Denmark Belgium Belgium Switzerland Switzerland Germany Germany