Hey Everyone! We have a pop up stand today and tomorrow at stud park shopping centre between Gloria Jeans and the Post Office from 9am till 4pm. Come and see us to book in for a first aid or fire training course. ... See MoreSee Less
Hi Guys, We will be having a pop up stand at Stud Park shopping centre in Rowville from Tuesday the 21st until Thursday the 23rd of March from 9am till 4pm. Come see us between Gloria Jeans and the Post Office on any of these dates, We will have first aid kits ect. for sale and you can also book yourself in for a first aid or fire training course. Look forward to seeing your smiling faces there. ... See MoreSee Less
March is PURPLE MONTH and throughout March, Epilepsy Australia is urging people around the country to end the stigma and discrimination of epilepsy and ‘GO PURPLE’, the international colour for epilepsy. To ensure you are first aid ready read below.
CONVULSIVE SEIZURE MAY LOOK LIKE • Loss of strength or function • Altered consciousness or unconscious • Uncontrolled jerking movements of limbs • Eye rolling • Arching back • Groaning • Saliva or foaming from the mouth • Loss of bladder or bowel control
SIGNS OF ABSENCE SEIZURE MAY BE • Unaware of surroundings • Unable to respond • Aimless stare • Sudden peculiar behaviour (lip smacking, unusual sounds)
FIRST AID FOR A SEIZURE 1. Remove all hazards and potential dangers. 2. Protect their head with cushioning. 3. As soon as practical, lay casualty down on their side. Upon waking, the casualty may be confused or agitated. Give reassurance and encourage rest.
CALL 000 FOR • unconsciousness and active seizure • seizures lasting more than 5 minutes • multiple seizures • first-time seizures • casualty suffers serious injury ... See MoreSee Less