First aid emergency: What to do when someone has a stroke

on Tuesday, 29 March 2016. Posted in Blog, First Aid, First Aid Emergencies

What to do when a stroke happens

Strokes are a serious medical emergency, requiring urgent attention.

A stroke is a serious life-threatening condition that requires urgent medical attention, so it’s important to immediately call 999 if you suspect a stroke.

Contacting the emergency services is essential to helping save the casualty’s life, and suspected strokes are a priority for the emergency services. It’s important to remain calm but act quickly if you spot any of the suspected symptoms.

Our infographic has all the vital information you’ll need to help someone suffering from a stroke, from spotting the tell-tale signs to taking FAST action and getting them the right help they need.

For more information or to study first aid further, contact imperative training via their website or call 0845 071 0820.