Tag Archives: LifeVac

LifeVac Saves 78th Life from Choking

It has been reported to us that LifeVac has been used again in the UK care sector, this time within Dovehaven Care Homes. Staff acted swiftly delivering BLS protocol which unfortunately failed to clear the gentleman’s airway obstruction. LifeVac was used to clear the obstruction and saved the gentleman’s life within seconds.  Managing Director, with her colleagues made the decision like many other care groups across the UK small and large to equip the safest and most proven/effective defense to safeguard the amazing people they care for in a choking emergency for their care group……LifeVac.    

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 the Heimlich maneuver but was unsuccessful. BLS Protocol was then attempted by other staff. When the obstruction was not removed, the LifeVac was used on the resident and was able to dislodge the food from patients airway even before EMS arrived on scene. EMS transported the resident for a full medical evaluation  The resident was […]

LifeVac Saves the Life of 2 Year Old Girl – 71st Save

All of us at LifeVac are thrilled to hear about another young life saved from choking. Read about the event below. Testimonial from the child’s mother: “First let me start by saying that my beautiful, smart, and full of life 2-year-old daughter would not be with me today without LifeVac. Eva was sitting next to me, eating a piece of candy in our living room when I watched her suck in and start choking. Immediately I knew her airway was completely blocked and I started administering back blows. There was no coughing, no gasping, no crying screams – the complete lack of breath sounds were terrifying. Eva was desperately trying to […]

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 2019 ERC Congress held in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. A very good decision that became quickly apparent due to their shared passion for saving lives.”        

LifeVac Registers 62nd Life Saved

Meet LifeVac’s 62nd life saved! One year old, Charlotte began choking on a leaf she picked up outdoors. Both parents who are CPR certified quickly reacted to the incident. All choking rescue procedures were performed but FAILED! Thankfully they had a LifeVac on hand and her mom used the rescue device to dislodge the leaf from her airway. 💛🧡❤️ This precious little girl was SAVED BY LIFEVAC   Mom’s testimonial: “We quickly reacted and grabbed her I tried to see what was in her mouth but it was only being pushed down more when I tried to sweep her mouth . My husband tried the Heimlich and hitting her back. […]

First Aid Saves Lives

Very excited that TECK Resources Inc has produced an amazing professional quality video about LifeVac, and allowed us to use it! Teck is headquartered in Canada and purchased 130 LifeVac units in Custom Cases, that are distributed among their many locations, as a part of their extensive safety program. A large corporation showing True Leadership, implementing LifeVac into their already extensive Safety Program!  

LifeVac Saves the Life of 7 year old (55th life saved)

My daughter Maddie is 7 years old and is a chronic choker due to being born with Cerebral Palsy. I am a healthcare provider so I thought I was prepared for any choking incident. In the past back blows have always worked but for my peace of mind, my friend purchased and gifted this lifesaving device to me to have just in case. I really never thought I would have to use it but on March 29th, we were all sat down to have dinner when Maddie started choking on a bite of hamburger. I did not panic at first as this happens all the time. I began to do […]

LifeVac Saves its 51st Life

We have been informed that LifeVac was used again to dislodge an obstruction of the airway in the UK care sector. This time in a Roseberry Care Centre. We are extremely proud to be making such an impact in the care sector, this is our 6th-time LifeVac has been used this year to dislodge an obstruction of the airway.                      

28th Life Saved: 6 Year Old Saved in Strathmore Alberta

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 […]