Category Archives: Saved Lives

On the 10th of September LifeVac was informed of our 31st life saved! In March LifeVac partnered with CareChoice Ireland care group who rolled out LifeVac across all of their homes after staff receiving training. CareChoice Ireland provides outstanding care to the wonderful resident’s that reside in their beautiful care establishments that range from 50 bedded homes to 165 bedded homes. In September at one of CareChoice’s homes, LifeVac was put into action when a resident began to choke. BLS protocol was carried out which unfortunately did not dislodge the obstruction, staff grabbed LifeVac and used it to dislodge the food which saved their resident’s life. “This is such great […]

On the 27th of August 2019, LifeVac was informed once again of saving another child’s life! Sue Stokes who is certified in BLS protocol had to put her life-saving skills to the test on Friday morning to save her son Nicholas’s life. Sue who has had to previously put her life-saving skills to the test 3 times previously, didn’t expect to have to do this again when her son Nicholas started to choke on peanut butter and bread. Nicholas was eating his snack when he began to choke, Sue quickly realized her son was in trouble and unable to breathe, she carried out the abdominal thrusts which she had done […]

On the 9th of August 2019, we were informed that LifeVac saved another life. This is LifeVac’s 29th life that we have been informed of and our first life saved in Poland. Our distributor LifeVac Polska trained an elder care home “Dom Pomocy Społecznej” two weeks ago in Krakowska on the use of LifeVac to safeguard the people that they care for in a choking emergency.     On the 9th of August 2019, LifeVac was once again put to the test only a few weeks after training being delivered when an 81-year-old female resident started choking during lunch. The resident was eating her meal accompanied with a bread roll, […]

News Release August 1, 2019 LifeVac saves a 6-year-old child in Strathmore, Alberta LifeVac Canada is overjoyed to report that Logan has fully recovered from a block airway emergency! “On August 1, my 6-year-old boy had been counting the money he had just received from the tooth fairy the night before. I went down to the kitchen when suddenly he came running down, unable to breathe and began turning blue. I as a parent have never been so afraid. Before my eyes, my beautiful little boy was choking. A few months prior I had purchased a LifeVac and although I had hoped to never need it, I am so beyond […]

LifeVac is thrilled to report that another young life was saved today. This is the 26th reported life saved to date. From the child’s mother: “We just had a major traumatic morning. My daughter apparently gave our son a lemonhead in her bedroom then I hear him start gagging & her asking if he was ok. I rushed to him & he no longer was talking or able to get a breath in. Tears coming from his eyes & snot from the nose was all I was getting. I banged forcefully on his back, nothing, I did Heimlich, nothing. I went to grab my LifeVac device I bought a year […]

LifeVac is thrilled to report that another life was saved today. This is the 27th reported life saved to date. Here is a testimonial from a staff member: “I work at an assisted living facility and one of our residents began choking during dinner, we attempted the Heimlich which was unsuccessful. We then used the LifeVac and we were able to dislodge the bolus of food from her airway. Paramedics arrived on the scene within 7 minutes and the paramedic instructed me to continue using the LifeVac until they had their suction tube ready for use. By the time paramedics arrived this 92-year-old resident was already breathing and most of […]

LifeVac is thrilled to report that another young life was saved early this morning. This is the 25th reported life saved to date.   Record of choking incident May 30, 2019 911 called – 5:20pm Pittsburg, California   Amarianna Robinson, 11 months old (22 pounds) began to choke at her home. The plastic wrapper atop of a pop tart toaster strudel icing package had fallen on the floor and picked up by little Amarianna. The piece of plastic caused a total blockage of her airway. She was gurgling, not able to make a sound, no air moving. The child was immediately turned over and 5 back blows were performed. A […]

LifeVac is thrilled to report that a young life was saved early this morning. This is the 24th reported life saved to date. From the child’s Mother: At 3 am this morning, Killian’s life was saved by the LifeVac! Food got lodged in his throat, and he could not breathe whatsoever! His face turned red and purple and I thought ‘ this is it, I’m going to lose my son ‘. It was then that I remembered the LifeVac that I kept not more than 10 feet from my bed. My husband took our son, and patted his back firmly, while I ran to get the LifeVac. It took less […]

We are delighted to share LifeVac has saved another life in the care sector A female resident in Aspen Lodge Care Home began to choke on food during lunch. BLS was carried out by carers which failed. The resident started to become unconscious. LifeVac was used and dislodged the food from her airway saving her life. This is LifeVacs 19th life saved in the care sector and many more around the world.