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.
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