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Coroner issues warning about Latex gloves as Care Home resident dies.

Coroner issues warning about Latex gloves as Care Home resident dies.

A coroner has issued a warning to adult care providers about the dangers of latex gloves after a resident was found dead in the lounge of her care home in Greater Manchester.

The 78-year old female resident who suffered from Dementia and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) was admitted to the home in June 2018 after being assessed as requiring full-time care.

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Man dies after choking on food at Somerset pub

Man dies after choking on food at Somerset pub

A man has died after choking on food at a Wetherspoon in Somerset.

A customer at The Palladium Electric in Midsomer Norton was given CPR at the scene after he began to choke on his meal on 11th November.

Paramedics who attended the location treated the man before being taken to hospital, where he later died.

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Cornwall hospital failings as patient choked on his own vomit

Cornwall hospital failings as patient choked on his own vomit

Failures could have “caused or contributed” to the death of a student who choked on his own vomit at Bodmin Hospital.

That was the conclusion of the jury at an inquest into the death of 28-year-old Pawel Bielec, from St Ives.

The four-day hearing was told that Pawel had been allowed unsupervised leave from Fettle House psychiatric rehabilitation unit at Bodmin Hospital on July 1, 2016

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1 Week - 2 Lives Saved

1 Week - 2 Lives Saved

Our aim to prevent 100 choking deaths in the UK took even quicker steps to becoming a reality last week with 2 more of our client’s using their DeChoker.

Despite being over 300 miles apart in Cornwall and Burton-on-Trent, both adult care providers found themselves in similar situations when a resident began to choke.

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'I saw her turn blue': Carer praised for saving pensioner from choking to death on a slice of toast

'I saw her turn blue': Carer praised for saving pensioner from choking to death on a slice of toast

Carer Buki Krasniqi has been hailed a “superhero” after saving the life of a Hampstead pensioner who almost choked to death on a slice of toast, reports the Ham&High

Buki, 50, was making 92 year-old Eunice Waller her second cup of tea of the morning when the older woman began to choke. “When I was making the cup of tea, I heard her struggling. Then I saw her. Her face was completely blue,” she told the Ham&High.

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Select Healthcare continue with DeChoker training in Wolverhampton

Select Healthcare continue with DeChoker training in Wolverhampton

Select Healthcare Group was first established in the mid-1980’s and started operating with a single residential care home. Now with 33 homes, the company has expanded both organically and through acquisitions to provide a range of services.

The provider offer both residential and nursing care and many specialist services including dementia, learning disabilities and care for individuals with mental health issues.

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Yorkare win Care Sector Safety Award for choosing DeChoker

Yorkare win Care Sector Safety Award for choosing DeChoker

This year’s National Association of Safety and Health in Care Services (NASHICS) ceremony saw Yorkare Homes presented with the ‘Best Practice’ award for 2019

The Yorkshire based care provider was judged to have taking innovative steps towards improving staff and resident safety after deploying DeChoker devices across all their homes earlier this year.

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