If someone starts to have a seizure while confined in a wheelchair, seated on a bus, train or tram or strapped in a pram or stroller:

NB: When the seizure has finished you need to ensure their airway is clear.  This may involve removing food or vomit from their mouth and supporting their head to maintain a clear airway.  It may or may not be appropriate to remove the person from the chair a the end of the seizure.  This will depend on your assessment of the safety issues involved both for you and for them.

Call an ambulance – 000 – if:

Click hyperlink to your Wheelchair First Aid Poster.

Information from the Epilepsy Australia webpage.

National Help Line

1300 852 853

Epilepsy ACT

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday 9am – 4pm


Saturday – Sunday Closed