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Another resident will be 'with us for Christmas' thanks to DeChoker

Another resident will be 'with us for Christmas' thanks to DeChoker

When a piece of potato got stuck in a resident’s airway at Beverley Parklands Care Home in East Yorkshire, care staff knew exactly what do.

Fortunately, as well as First Aid all Yorkare staff are trained how to use a DeChoker and have devices in all of the group’s care homes ready to be called on in a choking emergency.

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Woman dies in Lincoln after choking on chicken

Woman dies in Lincoln after choking on chicken

A woman died at her home in Lincoln after choking on chicken. Lily Babb, 76, was found unconscious by a carer at her home on March 20th this year.

A LIVES First Responder and an ambulance crew both administered “advanced life support” after finding her in cardiac arrest but nothing could be done to save her, an inquest at Boston Coroners’ Court heard.

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Woman who inspired thousands choked and died whilst emulating Love Island challenge, inquest hears

Woman who inspired thousands choked and died whilst emulating Love Island challenge, inquest hears

A woman with “locked-in syndrome” choked to death after trying to emulate a challenge she had seen on the TV series Love Island , a coroner heard.

Mia Louise Austin, who inspired thousands of people after suffering a stroke which left her unable to move or speak, had watched the ITV series last summer when contestants had tried to see how many marshmallows they could put in their mouths.

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Inquest hears that hospital patient choked on piece of meat

Inquest hears that hospital patient choked on piece of meat

An inquest into the death of a patient in University Hospital Galway who apparently choked on a piece of red meat has been adjourned to establish how the elderly man on a moist mince diet could have been served the wrong meal.

Galway West Coroner, Dr Ciarán MacLoughlin adjourned the hearing until next year so that a former catering employee on duty that day could be located to give evidence.

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DeChoker discuss choking on Spanish 'This Morning'

DeChoker discuss choking on Spanish 'This Morning'

Warning of the dangers of choking in the lead up to Christmas, DeChoker appeared on Spanish TV’s equivalent of the This Morning last week.

The segment on Canal Sur’s daytime show also included guidance on First Aid in the event of a choking emergency 

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Another week. Another 2 choking deaths avoided with DeChoker

Another week. Another 2 choking deaths avoided with DeChoker

Once again, 2 clients at almost opposite ends of the country have reported calling on their DeChoker devices when faced with a resident in a choking emergency.

This time in Plymouth, Devon and again in Ormskirk, Lancashire where care staff were faced with a resident in a severe choking emergency.

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