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LifeVac saves 479th life in choking incident

78-Year-Old in Care Home is Saved with LifeVac – #479

LifeVac proudly shares news of our 479th life saved It was reported to us by our partners in Australia that another life was saved in a care home.  A 78-year-old female patient at Hunter Age care home in Australia choked on a piece of bread causing a total obstruction.  Staff performed all choking rescue procedures but were… Read more

Resident in care home saved with LifeVac

Care Home Resident Chokes and Is Saved with LifeVac – #474

LifeVac is proud to share news of our 474th life saved We have been informed of another life saved in a choking emergency within another UK care home.  An 86-Year-Old female resident, who resides in a care home in Oxfordshire, came into difficulty while eating her dinner. A large piece of salmon had become lodged, creating a… Read more

EMS responder saves patient at care home using Lifevac

EMS Responders Save 64-Year-Old in Care Home with LifeVac – #463

LifeVac is thrilled to announce our 463rd life saved On August 7th a 64-year-old stroke patient at a nursing home choked on a breadstick.  The food caused a total obstruction of the gentleman’s airway.  Staff at the care home performed basic life support protocol but were unsuccessful in dislodging the breadstick. LifeVac was used by EMS responders…. Read more

LifeVac saves woman with dementia from choking

LifeVac Used to Save Woman in Scotland Care Home – #446

LifeVac is delighted to share news on our 446th life saved Our partners in the UK shared the news: “It was reported to us from a care home situated in Scotland that LifeVac was again deployed in a choking emergency. Helping save another life when all else failed. A 92-year-old female, who suffers from Dementia and… Read more

LifeVac saves 60 year old with dementia in care home #413

60-Year-Old with Dementia Chokes and is Saved with LifeVac – #413

LifeVac is delighted to share news from our partners in the UK of another life being saved A male resident in his 60’s, who suffers from Dementia, began choking on a piece of doughnut. The chewed-up food became a full airway obstruction. Staff acted quickly and accordingly delivering BLS first aid choking protocol. Sadly these… Read more

Elderly Man in Care Home Saved with LifeVac

Elderly Resident in Care Home Saved with LifeVac – #328

We are proud to announce our 328th life saved Our partners at LifeVac Europe reported to us that an elderly resident was eating dinner when a piece of food became lodged.  The food caused a full airway obstruction. Members of staff acted quickly delivering BLS first aid choking protocol. Unfortunately, the obstruction could not be dislodged,… Read more

Elderly Man Saved from Choking with LifeVac

Elderly Man in Care Home Saved by LifeVac – #325

We are extremely pleased to share news of our 325th life saved. It was reported to us by our partners in the UK that LifeVac was deployed within a care home in a choking emergency. The care home provider has requested not to be named which we fully respect. An elderly resident was sitting down enjoying their… Read more

314th Life Saved from Choking

LifeVac Used to Save 63-Year-Old in Care Home – #314

LifeVac is delighted to announce our 314th life saved LifeVac Europe has shared fantastic news that another life has been saved. It has been reported to us that LifeVac helped save a life within Amitola Communities in a choking emergency. A 63-year-old female started to choke on her food during mealtime. Staff quickly administered BLS… Read more

LifeVac Saves 299th Life in Choking Emergency

LifeVac Used to Help Disabled Man – #299

LifeVac registers the 299th reported usage On February 24th a 54 yr old male (intellectually disabled) at a nursing home in Poland choked on a donut causing a total blockage of his airway. The choking victim was not discovered for 5-10 mins.  LifeVac was used several times and removed part of the obstruction. The LifeVac device assisted staff in… Read more

LifeVac saves 218th life in UK care home

LifeVac Saves Another Life in UK Care Home – #218

We have been informed by LifeVac Europe that LifeVac has helped save another life within the UK care sector. This time we helped save another life within the UK’s largest care and nursing home provider, HC-One. An elderly female resident was enjoying her dinner when she came into difficulty whilst eating. Food had become lodged in her… Read more