Retirement village buys life-saving defibrillator

Retirement village buys life-saving defibrillator

Residents & volunteers at the Rose Gardens have raised enough money for a defibrillator after a man collapsed in the centre's workshop. from left, Anne Davies (volunteer), Tracy Jones (gym member), Harry Riddolls (gym member), Gloria Pannell (volu

Residents & volunteers at the Rose Gardens have raised enough money for a defibrillator after a man collapsed in the centre's workshop. from left, Anne Davies (volunteer), Tracy Jones (gym member), Harry Riddolls (gym member), Gloria Pannell (volu

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RESIDENTS at the Rose Garden Retirement Village in Tupsley have raised the £900 needed to buy a easy-to-use defibrillator.

The potentially life-saving piece of equipment uses recorded commands to help the operator and is almost automatic, said the Rose Garden’s Mel Russell.

It is part of a new generation of defibrillator, with residents of Dorstone also acquiring one for their community last month.

Rose Garden residents – who will receive training for the equipment in September – raised funds by taking part in a sponsored walk at their gym.

They were inspired to buy the kit after one of the residents had collapsed in the village's workshop.

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