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.
Brain Attack – The Journey Back

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New research from Ottawa - RecoverNow App

Researchers from the Ottawa Hospital have developed a new tablet-based app to aid stroke survivors in rehabilitation of their language and motor skills....

What is Post Stroke Fatigue?

Tiredness or fatigue is very common after stroke. The sensation of tiredness can feel overwhelming. Many people experience a profound sense of fatigue after a stroke, up to 1 – 2 years later and sometimes longer. This is referred to as post – stroke fatigue (PSF). ...

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.
21Feb

AHA International Stroke Conference 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

Date:
February 22-24 2017 Pre-conference February 21, 2017
Location:
George R. Brown Convention Center Houston, Texas
 
The International Stroke Conference is the world's largest meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease.
 
For more information: www.strokeconference.org
28Feb

Stroke Recovery Canada Peer Support Group

13:30 - 15:00 (Eastern) 55+ center
Stroke Survivors and Care Partners

TIME

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

LOCATION

55+ center
700 River St
Thunder Bay, Ontario

AUDIENCE

Stroke Survivors and Care Partners

EVENT DETAILS

Well, the snow is falling again and the temperatures are staying low for a while but how about joining us later this month for a great comfort session on.... FOOD!! This will be a fun and interactive session so hope you can attend!

See poster for details!

POSTER

1Mar

Provincial Stroke Rounds: Ontario Stroke Evaluation Report 2016. A Focus on Stroke Rehabilitation.

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

Please join this upcoming CME – accredited stroke education video conference:

Presenter: Dr. Ruth Hall & Dr. Mark Bayley

 

Videoconference Event ID #: 65610597

Webcast: Live & Archived http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=65610597

Learning Objectives:  At the end of this presentation, the target audience will be able to:

  1. Name at least 5 areas of progress in Ontario in the delivery of best practices within the stroke rehabilitation sector
  2. Discuss the impact of the report findings on system level plans for implementation of Quality Based Procedures for stroke
  3. Debate recommendations for improving Ontario stroke rehabilitation system and rehabilitation system data monitoring

To register: Contact your OTN Telehealth Coordinator to reserve your system

Site coordinators: Please self-register your site for this event by clicking on the link below:

URL:https://schedule.otn.ca/tsm/portal/nonclinical/details.do?request.requestId=65610597

 * For those who do not have Ncompass access, please submit appropriate system information to: scheduling@otn.ca stating Event ID. The Event ID is Non-Clinical Event# 65610597

Audio line (long distance rates apply):   905 415-6661

POSTER

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