First Aid for seizures

It is an important part of being seizure-aware that you know what to do if you see someone having a seizure.

Remember TEAM:

  • Take care to protect the person.
  • Ensure you stay with them.
  • Allow the seizure to run its course (you cannot stop a seizure and in most cases it will last for a few seconds to a few minutes).
  • Move the person onto their side when the seizure is over (for tonic clonic/ convulsive seizures). Remember to reassure the person after the seizure is over and explain what has happened.

The Full Game Plan 

Joe Schmidt explains 'TEAM' in the video below