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Grandma who died choking on cheese on toast was not 'adequately monitored' by care home staff

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A grandma who choked to death while eating cheese on toast was ‘not adequately monitored’ by care home staff in line with the care plan, a coroner has ruled.

Yvonne Grainger died on November 13, 2021, in hospital. She had been rushed there by paramedics the day before after she began choking on her evening meal, Manchester Coroners Court heard on Wednesday (May 24).

Yvonne, a 76-year-old grandmother, had been a resident at the Seymour Care Home, on North Road in Clayton, for just under a fortnight when the tragic incident occurred.

Her family said she was ‘taken way too soon', adding they will 'miss her hugs and giggles’. READ MORE: Join the FREE Manchester Evening News WhatsApp community A pre-assessment care plan was put in place for Yvonne after she moved in on November 1, care home staff said.

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