Staying safe with Epilepsy

Staying safe when out and about

There are lots of different types of epilepsy, which means different people will be affected in different ways when they’re out and about.

All seizures start in the brain. Some of them are very minor. It’s important to be aware of all types of seizures – otherwise they may go unnoticed. If you are diagnosed with epilepsy, you will know the different signs and symptoms that relate to your epilepsy.

You may have warning signs that you are about to have a seizure, this means that you can get into a safe position before the seizure occurs. Whereas others don’t know they are about to have a seizure, which makes the situation a lot riskier and more difficult: