Face the Facts: Stroke is Treatable is the theme of the World Stroke Day events with the tagline of: Lives can improve with better awareness, access, and action. ...
Stroke Continuum of Care
for Health Care Providers
Stroke is a medical emergency. Public awareness is the first step in a coordinated approach to stroke care.
Stroke prevention includes a comprehensive approach to prevention of first or recurrent transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke.
Hyperacute refers to care offered in the first 24 hours after stroke and the first 48 hours after Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).
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.
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 and Long Term Care
Coordinated transitions to the community, including long-term care, following a stroke are essential to optimize quality of life.
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The Northwester Ontario Regional Stroke Network wants to hear from you, stroke survivors and caregivers. We will be featuring a Stroke Story in our news section of the website on a regular basis....
Stroke can also lead to other less visible impairments, such as aphasia. Aphasia is defined as a disorder of language that may affect a person’s ability to speak, understand, read and/or write.1 One in three stroke survivors are diagnosed with aphasia1, and there are over 100,000 Canadians living with aphasia today.1 ...
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