Tag Archives: Choking First Aid

LifeVac Registers 84th Life Saved

Another child has been saved! We are delighted to share that this is the 84th life that LifeVac has saved worldwide. Here is the parent’s testimonial: “We almost lost our son due to a choking incident with a grape in October 2019. Unfortunately, we did not own a LifeVac back then and he was ultimately […]

LifeVac Saves 81st Life – A 23-month-old Girl

We are thrilled to share details of the latest life that was saved.  A 23-month-old little girl was saved by her mother and LifeVac.  The toddler was choking on a hard piece of Velcro. She suffered a complete airway obstruction and was turning blue.  Back blows were unsuccessful. The child’s mother grabbed the LifeVac and […]

LifeVac Saves 80th Life

LifeVac has saved another child registering its 80th life saved.  A two-year-old little girl was saved with LifeVac by her mother (CPR certified) after BLS protocol was unsuccessful. As a mother and daycare owner, your worst nightmare is children putting objects in their mouths or eating food that is too large.  I bought LifeVac in […]

LifeVac Saves 77th Life

It has been reported to LifeVac Europe that LifeVac was put to the test once again within the care sector when a resident began to choke. A resident began to choke during mealtime within Runwood Homes Senior Living, staff carried out BLS protocol but as this incident was a partial obstruction BLS was ineffective. Staff acted […]

LifeVac Registers 73rd Life Saved

LifeVac received news that a resident at Carlton Senior Living facility was saved using a LifeVac device. Below is the testimonial: June,  a staff member at Carlton Senior Living describes the choking incident:   “Last night during dinner staff noticed that a male resident was choking and began to turn purple. A staff member began […]

LifeVac Saves 69th and 70th Life in the Netherlands

We have been informed that LifeVac was used in an elder care facility in the Netherlands to save two separate people from choking to death when BLS had failed. We look forward to sharing more information soon. Matt Banagan, Director of LifeVac Europe shares: “LifeVac Europe took on LifeVac Benelux as a distributor following the […]

LifeVac Saves 68th Life

LifeVac Europe was informed one of our devices was used within Hallmark Care Homes during mealtime. A resident began to choke during mealtime while sitting in her chair and could not breathe. Staff acted very quickly to the situation delivering BLS protocol which unfortunately failed to clear the resident’s airway. LifeVac was then deployed within […]

LifeVac Saves 67th Life

We are excited to share LifeVac registers its 67th life saved.  We have been that another life saved within the Spanish care sector when a 44-year-old female resident began to choke in a Daycare home in Valencia, Spain.  The female resident started choking on her turkey sandwich, which became a full airway obstruction. Staff again acted […]