…..means of making that call.
The person requiring this service needs to register themselves, and enter their details into the system. When that person makes a call an alert is triggered identifying that the caller has speech or hearing difficulties. The 111 TXT service will allow a person to contact Fire, Ambulance or Police in an emergency.
WHEN MAKING A 111 CALL PLEASE DO NOT HANG UP UNTIL ADVISED TO DO SO BY THE CALL HANDLER.
111 TXT is an emergency TXT service for people with hearing or speech difficulties. To subscribe to the service, a person MUST register on the Police computer system. It is easy to do, and has four simple steps to follow. Below is an image from the website, click on the picture and it will take you to the site. The page has several videos to view, these are subtitled and presented in sign language.
Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation.
Click the link to go to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Covid-19 recommended modifications for delivering resuscitation whilst the pandemic remains a threat. Click play to see a short video outlining CPR modifications that should be followed during the pandemic.
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