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Stroke Safety Workshop @ the Library

Stroke Safety Workshop @ the Library
When:
Friday 9th August at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where:
Playford Civic Centre Library
Cost:
Free
Bookings:
Required
Contacts:

Join the Stroke Foundation for this informative session on stroke awareness and prevention.

Many of the facilitators have experienced a stroke or have had someone close to them who has had a stroke, making the session more personal and powerful for those who attend.

Over the course of 40 minutes the speaker will discuss:

  • What stroke is - what happens when someone is having a stroke and the different types of stroke
  • How to recognise the signs of stroke – learn the vital FAST signs which will help you recognise when someone is having a stroke
  • What to do if someone is having a stroke – if you or someone else experiences the signs of stroke, no matter how long they last, call 000 immediately
  • How to prevent stroke – steps that can be taken to better understand and reduce the risk of having a stroke

This is a great session for those who are at risk or know someone at risk of a stroke, those working in the health or aged care sector.

For more information contact the Playford Library Service on 8256 0333.

Playford Civic Centre Library