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A family carer who completed a training course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) saved her husband's life a month later when he suffered a major heart attack at their home in Galway.
The Keep it Beating committee have launched a 24 hour CPR Relay, which will take place this June 9 in Athlone.
Health and safety is now very much part of everyday life, be it at home, work, sporting activities, or community events. Any training to upskill in this area is therefore invaluable.
Anyone at any time can come upon someone having a heart attack or choking. Wouldn’t it be great if you could help someone survive such a life threatening situation? CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) are indispensable and essential life skills. CPR, and using an AED, can be critical elements in the chain of survival when someone has a heart attack. The AED (or defibrillator as it is more commonly known) shocks the heart back into a normal rhythm.
Heart disease is still one of the biggest killers in Ireland and is responsible for almost one-third of all deaths in Mayo, according to the Irish Heart Foundation.
First Aid Training Service is a Galway-based company which provides an extensive range of first aid courses both locally and nationally. The company was set up in 2001 by Seán Sweeney and Martin Commins, who both been involved in first aid for most of their adult lives.
To mark the launch of the 21st annual Annaghdown St Stephen’s Day ‘Turkey Walk’ Croí has named a room in its new heart and stroke centre as the ‘Annaghdown Room’ in recognition of the generosity the community has shown over the years.
Did you know that you could learn how to save a life in just two hours? Some day that life could be a family member, friend, or neighbour.
The Irish Heart Foundation has called on sports clubs around the country to become Heartsafe as a matter of urgency so they are ready to react quickly to cardiac arrest with lifesaving CPR skills and defibrillation. The latest plea follows the shocking collapse of Bolton footballer Fabrice Muamba with cardiac arrest during the FA Cup.