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.

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.
7Dec

Provincial Stroke Rounds - Driving and Stroke: A Clinical Roadmap for Rehabilitation across the Continuum of Care

08:00 - 09:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

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

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

 Provincial Stroke Rounds - CME Accredited Event

Topic: Driving and Stroke: A Clinical Roadmap for Rehabilitation across the Continuum of Care

Presenter: Michael Cammarata, OT Reg. (Ont.), Ph.D. student, McMaster University

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Time: 0800-0900 hrs EST

Location in Thunder Bay: TBRHSC - ICP Main Meeting Room 2178

St. Joseph's Hospital- 4 Centre Conference Room

Videoconference Event ID #: 55008228

Host Site: St. Michael's Hospital (Site 0228 System 03)

Webcast: Live & Archived

POSTER

HANDOUTS

9Dec

Heart and Stroke Clinical Update 2016

08:00 - 13:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

08:00 - 13:00 (Eastern)
07:00 - 12:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

December 9-10, 2016  Pre-conference Workshops December 8, 2016

Event: Heart and Stroke Clinical Update 2016

Conference Theme: Vascular Health – Focus on the Patient

Location: Hilton Toronto Downtown

Time: December 9th 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, December 10th 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

For conference details click on: Heart and Stroke Clinical Update 2016

13Dec

Integration and Application of Telestroke across the continuum with Dr. Dylan Blacquiere and Dr. Gail Eskes

13:00 - 14:00 (Eastern) TBRHSC-ROOM-3004C
Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

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

LOCATION

TBRHSC-ROOM-3004C
980 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations Webinar

This webinar will discuss recent updates to the Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations, Telestroke module; practical advice and tips on providing telestroke services; and lessons learned from a cognitive deficit telerehabilitation research project.

Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6990738188567998722

19Jan

Improving your compliance with stroke best practice across settings and professions: Communicating with patients with aphasia

13:00 - 14:00 (Eastern) Room 2802 Emergency / Base Hospital
Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

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

LOCATION

Room 2802 Emergency / Base Hospital
980 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Led in partnership with the Aphasia Institute.

  • What is aphasia? – Broadening the traditional text-book definition
  • Update on most recent international and Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for aphasia
  • Examples of challenges that face ALL stroke care providers when encountering language barriers to accessing stroke care e.g.
    • Patient and family information and education
    • Informed consent
    • Patient safety
    • Patient compliance
    • Obtaining case history information
  • Description with some video demonstration of evidence-based, practical methods and resources for addressing language barriers in stroke care

Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6922411236731867649

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