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.
Stroke Report - CBC

A newly released report from Heart & Stroke shines a light on the hidden impacts of a stroke on the patient and their families....

Terry Hill - Surviving A Stroke

Enjoy the CBC Morning Show interview with Lisa Laco. Terry Hill is sharing his story of having a stroke because he wants to pay tribute to, and give thanks to the entire medical team... from EMS to Rehab and everyone in between....

Direct Transportation: Supporting rapid access to emergency stroke treatment

The Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network (NWORSN) in collaboration with many stakeholders in the region has developed direct transport protocols to ensure that residents of Northwestern Ontario (NWO) receive appropriate care in facilities that are able to offer timely acute stroke care and treatments....

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.
8Sep

Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery Annual Scientific Meeting

00:00 - 23:59 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

00:00 - 23:59 (Eastern)
23:00 - 22:59 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Join the HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery’s Annual Scientific Meeting and Advances in Stroke Recovery on Sept. 8, 2017 in Calgary. (The day before the 2017 Canadian Stroke Congress gets underway on Sept. 9).

The CPSR meeting will be held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel and will be open to all members of CPSR institutions: University of British Columbia, Hotchkiss Brain Institute/University of Calgary, Sunnybrook, Baycrest, Toronto Rehab, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and Memorial University.

Organizer:  Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery 

Phone: 613-852-2303 (cell)
Email: cathy@canadianstroke.ca
Website: http://www.canadianstroke.ca/
9Sep

Canadian Stroke Congress 2017

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

The Canadian Stroke Congress is a uniquely Canadian forum in which participants reflecting “bench-to-bedside-to-community” perspectives of stroke can exchange ideas, collaborate, and learn about innovation in stroke prevention, treatment, and recovery.

The Canadian Stroke Congress normally attracts more than 800 delegates from across Canada and around the world. Delegates include leading neurologists, neurointerventionalists, internists, general practitioners, nurses, rehabilitation specialists, basic scientists, knowledge-translation experts, and policy makers in the field of stroke.

This year we’re excited to be returning to the city that hosted the largest ever Canadian Stroke Congress: Calgary, AB.

We look forward to welcoming Canada’s best and brightest minds in stroke research, prevention, care, and recovery at the eighth Canadian Stroke Congress!

Abstract submission will be open March 6 – April 28, 2017.

The 2017 Preliminary Congress Program will be available online March 1, 2017. If you would like to be notified when abstract submission opens please email strokecongress@heartandstroke.ca

For more information and to register: http://www.strokecongress.ca/

14Sep

NDT/BOBATH Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury

00:00 - 23:59 (Eastern) Toronto
Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

00:00 - 23:59 (Eastern)
23:00 - 22:59 (Central)

LOCATION

Toronto

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Thank you for your interest in the NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury. Registration is now open. For questions or assistance or to be added to the waiting list for next year’s course, please contact Conference Services at 416 597-3422 ext. 3448 or by email at conferences@uhn.ca

WHEN

Part 1: September 14 – 17, 2017
Part 2: September 28 – October 1, 2017
Part 3: October 26 - 29, 2017
Part 4: November 9 – 12, 2017

WHERE:

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
550 University Ave, Toronto
2nd Floor Auditorium

NEW NDT CERTIFICATE PRICING

Member $3,250.00
Non-Member $3,540.00

FOR MORE INFORATION

Conference Services
Email:conferences@uhn.ca
Phone: (416) 597-3422 ext 3448

Link here

8Dec

Heart & Stroke Foundation Clinical Update 2017

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

Clinical Update was a sold out event in 2016. 

Heart & Stroke Clinical Update
Dec. 8-9, 2017 (Pre-conference Dec. 7)
Hilton Toronto Downtown

Conference Secretariat
(416) 489-7111 x3194
clinicalupdate@hsf.on.ca

For more information and to register: http://www.heartandstroke.ca/what-we-do/for-professionals/clinical-update

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