October 27, 2014

Near Drowning – Good news stories or fuelling public misconception ?

WaterButton

Drowning / Near Drowning a horror start to 2012 Around the country since the start of 2012 children have lost their lives in backyard swimming pools, baths, rivers and dams around the country and there have been numerous near drowning incidents. The NSW Ambulance service alone has reported that they have responded to 54 near […]

CPR Knowledge saves the day!

Bathtub safety tips at www.samuelmorrisfoundation.org.au

A Queensland Families story is another reminder about the importance of knowing CPR… The Following text by Sue Harris appeared in the Central and North Burnett Times on 14th July “The toddler was face-down in the bathtub and not breathing. As this scene from a real-life horror movie flashed before a Mundubbera family, it was the […]

A power non-fatal drowning interview

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Every year in Australia far too many families have to deal with a non-fatal drowning and far too many Australian families wind up with a child with a disability as a result. This interview, courtesy of Raising Kids Arizona, is a powerful reminder about the effects of these events, not just on the child involved […]

Why CPR skills are SO important!

Could YOU perform CPR right NOW? If you had to could you perform CPR right now to save someones life could you….. when was the last time you did a CPR course? Another near drowning A mother finds her child floating face down in a backyard swimming pool….. it is a scenario that happens far […]

This is why…..

CPR practice on this will make you ready for real life

This is why EVERY parent needs to learn CPR and First aid – and pay attention to the drowning prevention and awareness messages we constantly promote….. Our last post was about near drownings on New Years Day…. thankfully the near drowning of young Harley at Malinga on the NSW North Coast has had a sucessful […]

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