Emergency incident after person suffers seizure at Splashdown Quaywest

Splashdown Quaywest in Paignton
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A person at Splashdown Quaywest in Paignton had a seizure on one of the slides. There was a report of an ambulance crew in the park to assist with the incident today, Thursday 04 July.

A spokesperson for the water park stated: "We had a member of the public with a pre-existing condition have a seizure on one of the slides.

"The team had to take them off the slides on a board to allow them to be accessed by the ambulance crew, they have made a full recovery and did not require hospital treatment. No CPR was administered."

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Splashdown advises that rides are not suitable for visitors who are pregnant, recovering from recent surgery, or injury or suffer from heart, back or neck problems, or recurrent or pre-existing conditions. Visitors who have recently suffered from sickness and diarrhoea symptoms should wait 48 hours from their last episode before visiting the waterpark.

According to the health and safety section of the website, it warned participation in waterpark activities has inherent dangers due to the extreme nature of the activity. By entering the waterpark you are given to understand the risks involved and freely accept that risk.

The waterpark takes care to provide a safe environment, but injury cannot be entirely ruled out.