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.
Cardiovascular & Stroke Summit - Stroke Stream Speakers

The Cardiovascular and Stroke Program at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) welcomes you to its inaugural Cardiovascular & Stroke Summit on May 31 & June 1, 2018. The Summit has lined up exceptional speakers with local, regional and provincial partners who have come together to promote excellence. ...

Olympian Denny Morrison finds strength after stroke

Denny Morrison, Olympic speed skating medallist, had a near-fatal stroke at age 30. His girlfriend, Josie, recognized the signs. She rushed him to a hospital and saved his life. Read the story. ...

Supporting people “Moving on After Stroke” - The MOST Program

Do you know patients or stroke survivors can learn to manage the challenges of life after stroke? The MOST program is for stroke survivors, family members /care partners who want to learn about strategies to manage the daily challenges of living with a stroke. ...

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.
24May

Stroke Recovery Network - Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter

13:30 - 15:00 (Eastern) Thunder Bay 55+ Centre 700 River Street
Stroke Survivors and Families/Caregivers

TIME

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

LOCATION

Thunder Bay 55+ Centre 700 River Street

AUDIENCE

Stroke Survivors and Families/Caregivers

EVENT DETAILS

Survivors and Care Partners, please join us this month meeting.

Various presentations held monthly.

Meeting are the fourth Thursday of the month

After the presentation we’ll have some time to mingle and have refreshments together.

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Auditorium, Thunder Bay 55+ Centre, 700 River Street

Info: Call Todd : 345-6595 ext. 105 or tkennedy@marchofdimes.ca

25May

GTA Rehab Network’s Best Practices Day 2018

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

Presenter See website
Location Toronto, ON
Registration http://www.gtarehabnetwork.ca/best-practices-day-2018
Additional Information FOR MORE INFORMATION

Phone: 416-597-3422 ext 3448

Email: conference@uhn.ca

Website: http://www.gtarehabnetwork.ca/best-practices-day-2018

 

This year's conference theme is translating best practices into action, by:

• Closing the evidence to practice gap in rehabilitative care

• Operationalizing new practices and implementing change management strategies tailored to local contexts

• Balancing fiscal constraints with best practices in rehabilitative care and creative solutions

30May

Memory Post Stroke Workshop

08:30 - 15:30 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

08:30 - 15:30 (Eastern)
07:30 - 14:30 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Presenter Dr. Gail Eskes
Location Etobicoke, ON
Registration In person:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/memory-post-stroke-workshop-registration-43658597039

 

 

Additional Information During this workshop participants will:

1. Become familiar with the different types of memory and how they work.

2. Learn how stroke and related factors can affect memory and how they work.

3. Become familiar with a framework for memory rehabilitation after stroke.

4. Learn and gain experience in evidence-based interventions to improve memory and support learning post stroke.

31May

Cardiovascular and Stroke Summit

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

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CARDIOVASCULAR AND STROKE SUMMIT

The Cardiovascular and Stroke Program at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) welcomes you to its inaugural Cardiovascular & Stroke Summit to be held in Thunder Bay, Ontario on May 31 - June 1, 2018.

This summit highlights “Partners in Excellence” and TBRHSC commitment to the advancement of cardiovascular and stroke care in Northwestern Ontario.

This exciting summit will provide the opportunity to collaborate with local, regional and provincial partners who have come together to promote excellence in patient care,  through plenary lectures, breakout sessions, clinical simulation labs, case studies and more.

Where:                                 TBRHSC & Victoria Inn, Thunder Bay, Ontario

When:                                   Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1, 2018

Who should attend:       Health Professionals with an interest in cardiovascular and stroke care.

Registration now open: click here

Information

For further information, kindly contact the Cardiovascular and Stroke Summit Planning Committee at cvssummit@tbh.net.

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