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.

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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.
26Apr

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

2May

Provincial Stroke Rounds - Ontario Stroke Evaluation Report 2018: Stroke Care and Outcomes in Complex Continuing Care and Long-Term Care

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 videoconference:

Provincial Stroke Rounds

Topic: Ontario Stroke Evaluation Report 2018: Stroke Care and Outcomes in Complex Continuing Care and Long-Term Care

Presenters: Ferhana Khan, Senior Research Manager, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences &

Alda Tee, Regional Community & Long-Term Care Coordinator, Central East Stroke Network, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

 

Videoconference Event ID #: Non-Clinical Event #83639024

Host Site: Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (BAR_RVH_0011_RVH_13)

Webcast: Live & Archived http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=83639024

Supporting documents for this event are attached.

* If you would like to register your site: Contact your OTN Telehealth Coordinator to reserve your system. (Further videoconference and webcast details are on the attached poster)

** The presentation handout will be distributed via e-mail and available online, attached to the OTN event, if being shared by the presenter.

*** After the event please fax or scan the completed attendance form to the contact/number provided on the attached form.

**** NEW Electronic evaluation for all Provincial Stroke Rounds. Please click on the following link: http://bit.ly/PSREval to complete the evaluation.

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8May

Brain Injury Association - Social and Support Group

18:30 - 20:30 (Eastern) 79 N. Court Street
Stroke Survivors and Families/Caregivers

TIME

18:30 - 20:30 (Eastern)
17:30 - 19:30 (Central)

LOCATION

79 N. Court Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario

AUDIENCE

Stroke Survivors and Families/Caregivers

EVENT DETAILS

Brain Injury Association - Social and Support Group 

Offering Education, Activities, Support and Socialization for people with Brain Injuries and their family / caregivers.

Concurrent Drop-in Groups for Survivors and Caregivers.

All are welcome!

TIME: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Partners In Rehab, 79 N. Court Street, (Across from Safeway on Court) 

COST: Free

FOR INFORMATION: Karen Pontello (807) 683-9500

15May

Supporting the Implementation of Stroke Best Practices Through Provincial Integrated Work Plans (PIWPs): Community & Outpatient Rehabilitation, Secondary Stroke Prevention and PIWP Inventory

14:00 - 15:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

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

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Videoconference/Webcast (live & archived) Tuesday, May 15th 1400-1500 hours EDT

Location: TBRHSC Telemed Room 3141

Presented by: Stroke Provincial Integrated Work Plan (PIWP) Committee and the 2017-18 PIWP Leads Presenters:  Shelley Huffman, Rehabilitation Coordinator, Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario  Janine Theban, Rehabilitation Coordinator, West GTA Stroke Network  Jocelyne McKellar, Rehab and Community Re-engagement Coordinator, Toronto West Stroke Network  Tammy Tebbutt, Manager, District Stroke Program, Grand River Hospital, Kitchener  Sue Saulnier, Education Coordinator, Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario

Presentation Objectives: At the end of this presentation you will be able to: Describe the tools and resources developed by the 2017-18 PIWPs to support community and outpatient rehab, secondary stroke prevention and the knowledge translation, transfer, management and sustainability of past and present PIWP work; and Consider how to utilize these tools and resources.

Target Audience: Clinical Care Providers, Hospital Administrators, Clinical Managers, Professional Practice Leaders and Educators.

Host Site: Kingston Health Sciences Centre (system # KNG_KGH_0318_KGH_06 )

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: https://schedule.otn.ca/tsm/portal/nonclinical/details.do?request.requestId=81589990 *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 # 81589990.

Audio line (long distance rates apply): 905-415-6663

Webcast: Live and Archived Webcast Search with event ID # 81589990 http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=81589990

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