Emergency

ACTION TO TAKE ONLY IF THE PATIENT IS UNCONSCIOUS

In the event of someone becoming unconscious carry out the following in this order.

  1. TRY & KEEP CALM
  2. Endeavour to lie the patient on their side initially
  3. Ensure airways are clear and remove any false teeth
  4. DIAL 999 (leave front door open and outside light ON)
  5. Make sure you keep your telephone with you at all times
  6. Contact a First Responder of your choice
  7. Commence CPR (roll patient on to their back first) (See below)

PLEASE NOTE: FIRST RESPONDERS ARE NOT LISTED IN ANY ORDER OF PRIORITY

  • Paul Sheldon ( Village Shop) 841582
  • Rosemary and Patrick Hoyte 841162
  • Mike and Hilary Smith 841146
  • Joe and Lesley Roake 842708
  • Nigel and Heidrun Humphries 841155
  • Peter and Valerie Clapham 841578
  • Tony and Sally Farmer 841728
  • Jane Barbieri and Richard Oliver 841105
  • Sheila and Larry Conrad 841413
  • Mike and Barbara O’Keefe 841871

The Defibrillator First Responders are NOT registered Paramedics but have been given special instruction in the use of the Defibrillator.

If patient is NOT breathing commence CPR (see pictoral demonstration of CPR technique below) until help arrives. DO NOT DELAY

 

Defibrillator

The Defibrillator is checked regularly and is contained in a special blue cabinet on the west side (left side if facing Shop) of the VILLAGE SHOP. 

If needed, open the cabinet  – and remove the 
bag containing the defibrillator.

Full step by step verbal instructions are given by the machine
 once it is opened.

Training sessions were arranged for all interested residents and a
refresher session is provided annually

Blue Cabinet

Emergency Phone Numbers

  • 999 EMERGENCY
    • Fire, Ambulance or Police
    • Coastguard or 01792 366534 (Somerset coastal coverage by Swansea MRCC)
  • 101 NON-EMERGENCY
    • Police enquiries, CRIMESTOPPERS – 0800 555111
  • 111 NON-EMERGENCY
    • Ambulance
  • 01392 872200 NON-EMERGENCY
    • Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service
  • Others
    • ELECTRICITY – Western Power Distribution – 0800 6783 105
    • GAS – National Gas Emergency Service – 0800 111 999
    • WATER – Wessex Water – 0345 600 4 600
    • ENVIRONMENT – Environment Agency (Floodline – 24 hr.) – 0345 988 1188