Things you should consider before applying for an AED

  • You will need to make a contribution of £900 towards the overall cost of the AED and cabinet.
  • The defibrillator must be freely accessible to the public 24/7 and be placed externally in the supplied unlocked cabinet.
  • The defibrillator must be located in either East or West Sussex.
  • You must investigate if there is already an AED located nearby.
  • Do you have or need permission for the AED to be installed at the proposed location?
  • The cabinet must be connected to a mains power supply.
  • The device must have a named ‘Guardian’.
  • Are there other organisations nearby that could also benefit?
  • How will you raise awareness of the device once installed?