- C – Comfort Cushion their head with something soft to protect them from injury
- A – Action Start to time the seizure, and clear the area of anything that might be harmful. You could also check if the person has a medical ID or bracelet with more information on how to help
- R – Reassure After the seizure stops, put the person in the recovery position and reassure them
- E – Emergency Call 999 if the person: – is not regaining consciousness – goes straight into another seizure – has trouble breathing after the seizure stops – has never had a seizure before
Find more resources to help you learn seizure first aid at www.epilepsy.org.uk/care Epilepsy Action has a range of resources covering seizure first aid, how to help someone having other types of epileptic seizures, and how to support people with epilepsy more generally at www.epilepsy.org.uk.