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.
Abstracts - 2017 Canadian Stroke Congress

A number of excellent projects are shared from all areas of the stroke care continuum, from door to needle time, endovascular treatment, rehab intensity and more....

Every Stroke Recovery Journey Is Unique

 In Northwestern Ontario, approximately 40% of hospitalized stroke survivors are admitted to a rehabilitation unit 8 days after their stroke to receive the therapy required to continue recovery.  ...

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.
28Nov

STROKE RECOVERY CANADA Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter meeting

13:30 - 15:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

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

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Winter is Coming! Let’s Stay Active in our Community!
Presented by: Debbie Ward, Community Health Worker
& Karen Greenfield, Community Health Nurse
NorWest Community Health Centre

Join us for an afternoon with Debbie and Karen as they highlight some great ways and
community resources/programs for staying active during the winter months. Being active
and participating in some social activities around town will help put some fun into your cold,
dark and snowy days ahead!

POSTER

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

21Mar

NDT Introductory Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and other Neuromotor Disorders

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

NDT Introductory Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and other Neuromotor Disorders
 
This five-day introductory level course provides a unique opportunity for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists to gain insight into the basic principles of the NDT approach and how it is applied in clinical practice to promote recovery of function in individuals with neurological impairments. Participants will learn specific and practical information about managing adult neurological patients and promoting functional movement based on supporting evidence and theoretical foundations. This information will also be presented so that it can be incorporated into a variety of practice settings and will be appropriate to many rehabilitation professionals.
 
DATE: March 21-25, 2018
LOCATION: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
 
 
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 and detailed program coming soon.

Information

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

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