“the SOS button saved me from a blood clot progressing to a stoke”
Facts and figures about stroke
Stroke kills more women than breast cancer and more men than prostate cancer.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2014. Australia’s Health 2014.
The FAST test is an easy way to recognise and remember the signs of stroke. Using the FAST test involves asking these simple questions:
Face – Check their face. Has their mouth drooped?
Arms – Can they lift both arms?
Speech – Is their speech slurred? Do they understand you?
Time – Time is critical. If you see any of these signs, call 000 straight away