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Calm, Cushion, Call

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Calm, Cushion, Call

Epilepsy can happen to anyone. Would you know what to do if you saw someone having a seizure? We launched a new campaign aimed at giving people the basic tools of seizure first aid that could help save a life.

The campaign is focusing on tonic clonic seizures as these are the type of seizure that are most easily recognised. The charity’s new campaign gives people three simple but key instructions to remember in an emergency: “Calm, Cushion, Call.”

Stay calm

Stay Calm

1. Stay calm and take control of the situation

Cushion their head

Cushion their head

2. Cushion their head with something soft

Call for help

Call for help

3. Call an ambulance if it lasts longer than five minutes

Calm, Cushion, Call poster

Download our free "Calm, Cushion, Call" poster

Our aim is to make sure that everyone is #seizuresavvy. Download our free "Calm, Cushion, Call" poster and display it in a prominent place such as a school, workplace, surgery or library, as long as you have permission.

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Our campaigns team lobby government and decision-makers on the issues that matter to people with epilepsy. From safer medicines for pregnant women to the dangers of online harm, and from medicines supply to public transport access, we raise awareness of the daily challenges facing people with epilepsy – putting your needs at the heart of what we do.