First Aid for Focal Seizures
Previously called complex partial seizures a focal seizure may cause a person to appear unresponsive and confused as their consciousness is impaired.
Automatic movements such as smacking of the lips, wandering, or fumbling movements of the hand may be present. He or she may display inappropriate behaviour that may be mistaken for alcohol/drug intoxication or psychiatric disturbance.
*In the event of a seizure follow instructions in the individual’s seizure care plan. However, if you do not know the person, or there is no care plan: