Stroke: Think F.A.S.T

Learn to recognise the early warning signs of a stroke so you can tend to the stroke victim swiftly, potentially minimising the risk of permanent damage.

When it comes to stroke recognition, fast and early response can minimise the risk of permanent damage and may help to save lives. 

How to Recognise a Stroke: Think FAST

Once someone has had a stroke, the risk of suffering another stroke becomes higher. At any time, you may witness a stroke in a family member, friend, or a stranger.

Time is of the essence in treating a stroke. Learn to spot the early warning signs of stroke and know what actions to take.

FAST Stands for Stroke Response Actions:
Face drooping
Arm weakness
Speech difficulty
Time to call 995

F.A.S.T. Poster 

For more information on stroke symptoms, response, and treatment, visit StrokeHub.

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