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The Mayfield Trust join DeChoker in reducing choking risk.

The Mayfield Trust join DeChoker in reducing choking risk.

The Mayfield Trust, who have been helping people live life to the full since 1950 provide services including Day Care, Outreach, Nursing Care and Supported Living for the people of Calderdale.

As a charity, they create an open and caring environment based on promoting choice, independence, person centred care and active citizenship.

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Swaffham woman, 100, died after choking on food in café.

Swaffham woman, 100, died after choking on food in café.

A 100-year-old woman from Swaffham, Norfolk, died after choking on a piece of meat, an inquest has heard.

Cecilia Cherry, who was a resident at The Paddocks Care Home in Swaffham, died on June 26 at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital, having choked on the food earlier that day while at a café with a friend.

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Ex-Service care home provider The Royal Star & Garter choose DeChoker

Ex-Service care home provider The Royal Star & Garter choose DeChoker

Ignoring the normal summer quiet period in the sector, this week DeChoker completed the deployment and training for The Royal Star & Garter at their new home in High Wycombe.

Established in 1916 to provide care for ex-Service people returning from the First World War, today The Royal Star & Garter provide specialist nursing, dementia and therapeutic care at their 3 homes.

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Carers at Kidderminster Care Home save woman who choked on sausage

Carers at Kidderminster Care Home save woman who choked on sausage

STAFF at a Wyre Forest care home have praised an innovative anti-choking device which was used to save the life of a resident who “turned blue” after choking on a piece of sausage.

First-aiders at Casa Mia Care Home in Far Forest turned to the Dechoker as a last resort after back slaps and abdominal thrusts failed to revive a woman who fell unconscious for between three and four minutes during dinner on 18th July.

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