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Epilepsy Action Australia

It is estimated that over 225,000 Australians are living with epilepsy and approximately 3% of Australians will experience the condition at some point in their lives. Up to 5% will experience a one-off or provoked seizure during their lifetime.

Vision and mission

Epilepsy Action Australia's vision is 'Optimal living for people with Epilepsy'.

How Epilepsy Action Australia can help

Epilepsy Action Australia provides a range of services including patient, community and professional education, seizure management planning, case management, emergency medication training, workshops and residential camps, as well as supporting a number of hospital based clinics. Services are delivered by phone, video conference and internet, with a physical presence in most states and territories.

Epilepsy Action Australia has committed to delivering equitable and consistent services to all people in Australia. Having developed and implemented a number of service delivery tools, there has been a strong focus on the use of technology and online modes to deliver education and self-management services. Examples include MyEpilepsy Diary, the Online Academy, use of social media, videoconferencing and webinars.

Helpline

If you need support or answers, contact Epilepsy Action Australia on 1300 37 45 37
Epilepsy Nurses Available 7 days 9am-5pm

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Last reviewed: September 2020

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