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.



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 & 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.
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). ...

Hospital Hosts Prestigious Heart & Stroke Barnett Memorial Lectureship

This year’s lecture is in recognition of the late Dr. Henry J.M. Barnett’s outstanding contribution to the field of stroke. The distinguished speaker, Dr. Adnan Qureshi, professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Radiology at University of Minnesota and President of the International Congress of Interventional Neurology, will focus on strategies to optimize new stroke 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.

Driving & Stroke: Decision Making Approaches in Northwestern Ontario Part 2

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


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


No address listed


Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.


Presenters: Sharon Jaspers, Nurse Practitioner, Stroke Prevention Clinic, TBRHSC; Stephanie Schurr, Occupational Therapist, Neurology Day Program, SJCG; and Susan Traini, Occupational Therapist, Dryden Area Family Health Team

OTN Event Number: 63035339

Link for OTN Schedulers:

Videoconference Locations Pre-Booked:

  • Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre: 3004A
  • Joseph’s Hospital: Conference Room 3
  • Dryden: Jan 17 – Family Health Team

Jan 24 – Conference Room C, DRHC

Additional sites available via videoconference and webcast (live and archived)

Please contact your local telemedicine coordinator to book your site or join via webcast from your own computer:

Target Audience:  Healthcare providers with an interest in stroke care and rehabilitation.

For More Information:  Contact Esmé French, 807-684-6498 or 


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