- Move the person away from anything that could cause injury, such as a busy road or hot cooker
- Cushion their head if they're on the ground
- Loosen any tight clothing around their neck, such as a collar or tie, to aid breathing
- When their convulsions stop, turn them so that they are lying on their side
- Stay with them and talk to them calmly until they have recovered
- Note the time the seizure starts and finishes
- Do not put anything in the persons mouth, including your fingers as they may choke
- As the person is coming round, they may be confused, so try to comfort them
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