First-Aid

B e Calm

R emove dangerous objects

A lways time seizure

I f person has fallen, protect head

N ever restrain or put anything in mouth

S eek medical attention if necessary

AFTER the seizure

  • Turn the person on their side
  • Check their ID and look for medical instructions
  • Stay with the person
  • The person might be confused
  • Talk calmly without shouting to reassure the person
  • Don’t give them medication
  • Don’t give them anything to drink
     

WHEN TO CALL FOR MEDICAL HELP?

  • If the seizure last more than 5 minutes
  • If a second seizure occurred
  • If the person is injured
  • If the person is unwell in other ways
     
Call 111 if Necessary
 
Download the First Aid Poster and print and place on your public notices, staff room or corridors to inform your staff, students or colleagues on what to do in the event of a seizure.
 
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Feel free to download and print one or all three posters and place these around your premises to inform staff, students or the public on what to do if someone has a seizure.