Toddler from Mission daycare given CPR after falling into swimming pool

A toddler from Mission daycare was given CPR after she fell into a swimming pool. The Fraser Health Authority dismissed the license of a Mission daycare after the accidental drowning incident that resulted to the death of one of the children.

Water safety

The 23-month old girl was reported missing by the owner of Melissa’s Bright Beginnings daycare. The caller informed the police that 10 minutes has passed since the child was last seen.

Vancouver first aid
During emergencies, immediate delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can help save a life.

The officers arrived and searched the daycare and neighboring properties. One of the officers found the toddler in the swimming pool of the house next-door. He jumped into the water and dragged the child out and yelled for help. The emergency crews arrived and delivered CPR. The child was transported to a healthcare facility where she was later declared dead.

Prompt delivery of CPR

Enrolling in a first aid course can make a big difference during emergencies. During emergencies, immediate delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can help save a life.

Prompt delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) can significantly improve the chances of survival during emergencies.

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LEARN MORE

Learn how to help by enrolling in a first aid course and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/drowning-in-children#1
https://www.healthline.com/health/first-aid/cpr
https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment
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