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Fonthill House complete staff DeChoker training

Fonthill House complete staff DeChoker training

Fonthill House, a family-owned and family-run luxury nursing and care home in St Albans have become one of the latest to deploy DeChoker.

Rated Outstanding by the CQC they offer offer a range of palliative, short and long term care for adults both in their purpose built home and in the community.

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Choking? Pass the forceps...

Choking? Pass the forceps...

We’re often asked what a paramedic would do when arriving on the scene of a choking emergency. When someone begins to choke they will become unresponsive very quickly, and is likely to be the case on arrival.

If unresponsive, and a Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) / choking is identified then standard practice is to deploy forceps in an attempt to clear the airway.

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Rushcliffe Care begin DeChoker training

Rushcliffe Care begin DeChoker training

Staff at Rushcliffe Care will now begin receiving training in use of DeChoker.

The Loughborough based adult care provider has become one of the latest to deploy the life-saving equipment across all their homes.

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'I'm going...' Last words of Woman who choked to death at Ebbw Vale restaurant

'I'm going...' Last words of Woman who choked to death at Ebbw Vale restaurant

An inquest hearing at Newport Coroners’ Court on Tuesday heard how a mother who died after choking at a restaurant in Ebbw Vale, Wales told her daughter “I’m going, I’m going” before collapsing.

Karen Hopkins, 47, was enjoying an evening meal with her daughter Rhiannon Evans at the Brewers Fayre restaurant in August last year when tragedy occurred.

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Dorset Care Conference to feature DeChoker on 6th Feb

Dorset Care Conference to feature DeChoker on 6th Feb

With only one week to go we are pleased to announce that DeChoker will be exhibiting at the Dorset Care Conference being held at the Lighthouse, Poole in Dorset on Thursday 6th February.

The Dorset Care Conference brings the quality of a national conference to a local stage. Focusing on the issues that matter to providers in Dorset.

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