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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New research from Ottawa - RecoverNow App

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What is Post Stroke Fatigue?

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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.
28Mar

Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter (Stroke Recovery Network)

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

TIME

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

LOCATION

Thunder Bay 55+ Centre 700 River Street

AUDIENCE

Stroke Survivors and Care Partners

EVENT DETAILS

Survivors and Care Partners, please join us this month for:
Emergency Preparedness
Sharon Luhtala, Red Cross
What if we experience a lengthy power outage? What if we
experience a flood or an evacuation from our homes? Join
us for an interactive afternoon as we talk about how we can
effectively prepare for the unexpected. We’ll learn the basic
things we could do for preparing for emergencies, learn
what essentials to have on hand and how to create a home
kit to be prepared, just in case.

Poster

29Mar

Stroke QBP Handbook Webinar

08:30 - 10:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

08:30 - 10:00 (Eastern)
07:30 - 09:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Stroke Services of the Cardiac Network of Ontario

Will be holding two webinars to review the changes to the Stroke QBP Handbookwith a focus on the Clinical Implementation of EVT in Ontario.

Dates of Webinar Presentations

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Time: 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. (est)

To attend in person:

Place: TBRHSC – Medical Centre – 2nd Floor – Room 202 C

To self register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1106778681304474369

Repeat Session

Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Time: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. (est)

To self register:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2221735148916056065

For more information please contact Esmé French - frenche@tbh.net or 684-6498

Poster

29Mar

Active Living for Stroke Rehabilitation: Urban Poling - Webinar

12:00 - 13:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

12:00 - 13:00 (Eastern)
11:00 - 12:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Learn about an innovative tool to improve the outcomes for stroke clients for facilitating movement of the affected side, normalizing arm swing and gait patterns, improving balance and posture.  Find out how therapists are using the ACTIVATOR Poles (patent pending) & technique to facilitate a more normal gait pattern compared to canes, crutches and walkers and using poles with seated, standing and pre-gait exercises.

The Activator Poles by far are the most effective tool I’ve ever used! Overall It’s been great for my Rehab and great for my Recovery.  Lynn Bellanger, CVA client

Agenda

  • Brief Review of evidence based studies
  • Case Studies of 2 CVA Clients
  • Activator technique for stability and balance
  • How to modify the technique for CVA clients
  • Learn about a new glove prototype for clients with limited grip strength
  • Videos of exercises for improving balance, movement and awareness of the affected side
  • Tips for exercise programs

Presenter:  Mandy Shintani, BSc (OT), MA (Gero)
Guest Speaker:  Elaine Darling, DesignAbility Coordinator, March of Dimes
Video Exercises by Cathy McNorgan, PT
Date:  Wed March 29 (noon to 12:55 EST)
Cost:  FREE

Register online at

https://urbanpoling.com/active-living-for-stroke-rehabilitation
or by phone 1.877.499.7999 

POSTER

30Mar

Neuroscience Grand Rounds

12:00 - 13:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

12:00 - 13:00 (Eastern)
11:00 - 12:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

The NWO Regional Stroke Network
Invites you to attend
Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Topic:
Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy
(Kennedy's Disease)

Speaker:
Anthony Pianosi
PGY1 – Psychiatry
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Provided
Place: TBRHSC Medical Centre – 2nd Floor Room 202 A & B
RSVP: Kathy Bulloch  Email: bullochk@tbh.net

Poster

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