Olga saved her grandmother, Svitlana’s life after noticing the three main stroke symptoms, face, arm, and speech, whilst spending time with her. Olga recognised these straight away thanks to the FAST Heroes campaign and alerted her parents. An ambulance was called and thanks to Olga’s swift action, her grandmother was well enough to return home after six days.
Samko and Petko live with their grandmother and noticed that she couldn’t move one side of her body. Thanks to the FAST Heroes campaign, they both immediately ran to their parents who called the emergency services who saved her life.
Darya loved learning about the FAST Heroes campaign and spread the knowledge across her village. When Darya’s grandmother became ill, Darya called an ambulance because she knew this number off by heart thanks to FAST Heroes. Luckily, Darya’s grandmother didn’t suffer a stroke, but found that she had high blood pressure.
Angelos and his family were celebrating the new year when his grandfather begun to show stroke symptoms. Angelos immediately recognised what was happening and ran to his mum to call 112 like he had learnt in the FAST Heroes programme.
Two years after taking part in the FAST Heroes campaign, César noticed his grandmother’s speech was beginning to slur and her face was drooping. He immediately called 112 and made the emergency services aware of his grandmother’s condition. Thanks to his fast actions, César saved his grandmother’s life.
Konstantinos was with his grandfather when he noticed his grandfather displaying the three stroke symptoms and ran to his grandmother to help. The immediate recognition of his grandfather’s symptoms thanks to the FAST Heroes campaign ultimately saved his life.
Benedek took what he had learnt in the FAST Heroes programme and used this to help a lady who was injured on the side of the road. He urged his mother to call the emergency number in order to give the lady the help she needed and was commended by the ambulance crew for his bravery.