The advice centre is our online resource for free information and advice on epilepsy and our other services. Our blog posts cover a wide range of topics and provide valuable knowledge that our clients and others may find useful.
Many people work on shifts which involve them doing night shifts, working through the night when they would normally be sleeping. Whilst this may be acceptable for most of the population of night shift workers, this can be a problem for people with epilepsy as a major disruption to sleeping patterns can be responsible for…Read more
Approximately 30% - 50% of children with epilepsy will also experience behavioural issues or mental health problems. As a general rule of thumb, behavioural problems are more severe in children who begin to experience seizures from a young age. What causes behavioural problems? When it comes to epilepsy, there are several aspects that can contribute…Read more
Accurate as of time of writing: 28th June 2021 Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit that some people with epilepsy may be entitled to claim. PIP is a benefit that’s designed to help with any additional costs associated with long term illness or disability. What are the criteria for receiving PIP payments with epilepsy? …Read more