Stroke Continuum of Care

for Health Care Providers

Public Awareness

Public Awareness

Stroke is a medical emergency. Public awareness is the first step in a coordinated approach to stroke care.

Prevention

Prevention

Stroke prevention includes a comprehensive approach to prevention of first or recurrent transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke.

Hyperacute

Hyperacute

Hyperacute refers to care offered in the first 24 hours after stroke and the first 48 hours after Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).

Acute

Acute

Acute stroke care refers to the key interventions involved in the assessment, treatment or management, and early recovery in the first days after stroke onset.

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Time is Function: Stroke rehabilitation can be provided in all care settings and assists people to reach their optimal physical, cognitive, emotional, communicative, and/or social functioning.

Community & Long Term Care

Community and Long Term Care

Coordinated transitions to the community, including long-term care, following a stroke are essential to optimize quality of life.

Stroke News

Visit our Newsroom for more stroke related news.
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Supporting people “Moving on After Stroke” - The MOST Program

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Use of Mobile Tablets in Stroke Care

Tablets have been used to show anatomy images, helping patients to visualize the location and cause of their stroke, as well as for accessing online and community resources and many other stroke related applications....

Education and Events

Please click on an event listing below for more information.

For a full listing of all events, go to the Education and Events page.
9Mar

Heart & Stroke H.J.M. Barnett Lectureship and Visiting Professorship - Should There Be a Time Window For Endovascular Therapy in Stroke?

08:30 - 09:30 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

08:30 - 09:30 (Eastern)
07:30 - 08:30 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Heart & Stroke H.J.M. Barnett Lectureship and Visiting Professorship

Topic: Should There Be a Time Window For Endovascular Therapy in Stroke?

Speaker: Tudor G. Jovin, MD , Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Director, UPMC Stroke Institute, Director, UPMC Center for Neuroendovascular Therapy

Date: Friday March 9, 2018

Time: 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM EST (07:30 AM - 08:30 AM Central)

Host site: Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus Auditorium

Live Webcast Link: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=80016642

OTN site coordinators self-registration link: https://schedule.otn.ca/tsm/portal/nonclinical/details.do?request.requestId=80016642

Teleconference Number: 905-415-6668

OTN Technical Support at 1-855-654-0888

POSTER

13Mar

Brain Injury Association - Social and Support Group

18:30 - 20:30 (Eastern) 79 N. Court Street
Stroke Survivors and Families/Caregivers

TIME

18:30 - 20:30 (Eastern)
17:30 - 19:30 (Central)

LOCATION

79 N. Court Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario

AUDIENCE

Stroke Survivors and Families/Caregivers

EVENT DETAILS

Brain Injury Association - Social and Support Group 

Offering Education, Activities, Support and Socialization for people with Brain Injuries and their family / caregivers.

Concurrent Drop-in Groups for Survivors and Caregivers.

All are welcome!

TIME: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Partners In Rehab, 79 N. Court Street, (Across from Safeway on Court) 

COST: Free

FOR INFORMATION: Karen Pontello (807) 683-9500

21Mar

NDT Introductory Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and other Neuromotor Disorders

08:00 - 17:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

08:00 - 17:00 (Eastern)
07:00 - 16:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

NDT Introductory Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and other Neuromotor Disorders
 
This five-day introductory level course provides a unique opportunity for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists to gain insight into the basic principles of the NDT approach and how it is applied in clinical practice to promote recovery of function in individuals with neurological impairments. Participants will learn specific and practical information about managing adult neurological patients and promoting functional movement based on supporting evidence and theoretical foundations. This information will also be presented so that it can be incorporated into a variety of practice settings and will be appropriate to many rehabilitation professionals.
 
DATE: March 21-25, 2018
LOCATION: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
 
 
22Mar

Stroke Recovery Network - Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter

13:30 - 15:00 (Eastern) Thunder Bay 55+ Centre 700 River Street
Stroke Survivors and Families/Caregivers

TIME

13:30 - 15:00 (Eastern)
12:30 - 14:00 (Central)

LOCATION

Thunder Bay 55+ Centre 700 River Street

AUDIENCE

Stroke Survivors and Families/Caregivers

EVENT DETAILS

Survivors and Care Partners, please join us this month meeting.

Various presentations held monthly.

Meeting are the fourth Thursday of the month

After the presentation we’ll have some time to mingle and have refreshments together.

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Auditorium, Thunder Bay 55+ Centre, 700 River Street

Info: Call Todd : 345-6595 ext. 105 or tkennedy@marchofdimes.ca

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