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.
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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.
1May

Provincial Stroke Rounds - Home Virtual visits (E-visit) in the Stroke Prevention Clinic

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

POSTER

Please join this upcoming CME – accredited stroke education videoconference:

Provincial Stroke Rounds

Topic: Home Virtual visits (E-visit) in the Stroke Prevention Clinic

Presenter: Dr. Ramana Appireddy MBBS DM MSc (Clin Epi), Stroke Neurologist, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Queen’s University, Kingston

Videoconference Event ID #: 111286690

Host Site: KNG_KGH_0318_KGH_06

Webcast: Live & Archived : http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=111286690

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, prior to the event.

*** After the event please fax the completed attendance form to the number provided on the attached form.

**** Electronic evaluation for all Provincial Stroke Rounds. Please click on the following link: https://bit.do/PSR1819 to complete the evaluation. Alternatively, scan the following QR Code to access the evaluation:

Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations

This month’s topic relates to Secondary Prevention of Stroke specifically section 1: Initial Risk Stratification and Management of Non-disabling Stroke and TIA in the Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations.
Find more information at https://www.strokebestpractices.ca/recommendations/secondary-prevention-of-stroke.

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Colleen Murphy Colleen.Murphy@kingstonhsc.ca or Charlette Eves Charlette.Eves@kingstonhsc.ca.

3May

Stroke Recovery Glee Club - March of Dimes Canada - AFTER STROKE SERVICES

11:00 - 12:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

11:00 - 12:00 (Eastern)
10:00 - 11:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

March of Dimes Canada - AFTER STROKE SERVICES

Erin Stacknick, MTA (Music Therapist Accredited)
By the Bay Music Therapy
This program will offer a fun, social gathering where stroke survivors of all abilities can join and family
caregivers are welcome to attend. There is no pressure in participating and no previous music
experience is required. It will truly be a fun and interactive experience from beginning to end!
Some of the activities to explore will include:
Warm-ups: vocal warm-ups, breathing exercises
Group Singing: favourite songs, songs with various speeds and dynamics
Gentle Movement: line dancing, ASL signs, gait training, crossing mid-line
Instruments: Rhythm sticks, foot bells, drums and more
Expression: Songwriting, musical reminiscing, performance opportunities

Location: Thunder Bay 55+ Centre — Room to be announced closer to dates; 700 River Street
Cost: Free

Whether you would like to attend all sessions, one or a few, please contact
Todd for registering as seats are limited.

See POSTER for all details

4May

Supporting Recovery of the Upper Extremity During ADLs Following Stroke or Brain Injury Using An NDT Approach

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

Course Description: Often after a stroke or brain injury, it is challenging to find a role for the more involved upper extremity (UE) while performing ADLs. This one day workshop will present NDT principles related to incorporating the more involved or hemiplegic UE into Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) through using the UE in an active support role. The course will provide an opportunity to explore practical tips to engage the UE in active support during functional tasks in a variety of environments (e.g., at the bedside, in a wheelchair, at a table).
Location:
Back Works Spinal & Sports Rehabilitation
99 Northfield Dr E Unit 102
Waterloo ON N2K 3P9
13May

2019 GTA Rehab Network’s Best Practices Day

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

POSTER

LOCATION:
Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Phone: 416-597-3422 x3448
Email: Conferences@uhn.ca
Website: http://www.gtarehabnetwork.ca/best-practices-day-2019

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