What to do When Someone Has a Tonic-Clonic Seizure

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  • C – Comfort Cushion their head with something soft to protect them from injury
  • A – Action Start to time the seizure, and clear the area of anything that might be harmful. You could also check if the person has a medical ID or bracelet with more information on how to help
  • R – Reassure After the seizure stops, put the person in the recovery position and reassure them
  • E – Emergency Call 999 if the person: – is not regaining consciousness – goes straight into another seizure – has trouble breathing after the seizure stops – has never had a seizure before