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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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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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