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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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Passenger saves choking child aboard Ryanair flight

Passenger saves choking child aboard Ryanair flight

Teesside Live reported this week that a passenger stepped in to save a 4-year-old girl who he awoke to find choking aboard a Ryanair flight from Spain.

The Middlesbrough resident, named as Jordan Lowrie, managed to remove the sweet that was blocking the airway of little Summer Reed who was returning from holiday with her family.

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Care Home resident dies after choking during pub lunch visit.

Care Home resident dies after choking during pub lunch visit.

A frantic effort to prevent a care home resident from choking whilst on a trip to pub lunch took place in a South Wales restaurant, an inquest has heard.

John Owen Cole, 82, of Elliots Hill Care Home, Haverfordwest, died on February 21 this year at Withybush Hospital.

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2nd Worksop Care Home to use DeChoker on choking resident in 2 days

2nd Worksop Care Home to use DeChoker on choking resident in 2 days

Approaching the 2 year anniversary of our launch in the UK, it is not an unusual occurrence to receive a call from a client telling us they have used a DeChoker in a choking emergency.

What is unusual is to receive 2 calls on the same day, from 2 different clients BOTH of whom had used their DeChoker to prevent a resident from choking.

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