In the Loose area, defibrillators are located:
In the Telephone Box Top of Old Loose Hill (Post Office end)
At the Fire Station, Loose Road
Loose School (during School Hours)
We know some members of the public are conversant with the us undertook CPR and defibrillator training, so they would be better prepared, if they found someone lying unconscious and unresponsive.
Aside from making sure you are safe, before proceeding and shouting for assistance “Can someone help me please?”, the main factors to consider are:
Dial Emergency 999 (ambulance service)
Send someone for the nearest defibrillator, assuming it is within walking/running distance (see below)
Check the airways on the person are not blocked
The Emergency Services will always talk you through your actions, but it is always good to be conversant with First Aid; CPR; what a defibrillator does and how to use it. There are a number of instructional videos on YouTube, etc., which can help. Just type in what is/how to use a defibrillator, to find out more.
Q1. If you found someone unconscious and unresponsive, would you know what to do?
Q2. Do you know where the nearest defibs are located and how to use them?
If your answer is no to the above, it might help to become better informed, as the answers to these questions may help to save a life.
A1. There are a number of instructional videos on YouTube, which can help. Just type in what is/how to use a defibrillator, to find out more.
A2. Defibs are located in the Loose area in the Telephone Box Top of Old Loose Hill; at the Fire Station, Loose Road; Loose School (During School Hours).