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.
Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network Demonstrates Improvements in Care

The Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network, part of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, has demonstrated significant improvements in stroke care according to the latest Stroke Report Card released by the Ontario Stroke Network (OSN) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) for the North West Local Health Integration Network (NW LHIN)....

STROKE IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY!

Stroke is a medical emergency! Research shows approximately 44% of Canadians are unable to identify any stroke symptoms....

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.
1Jun

Stroke Month Events June 2017- At-A-Glance

00:00 - 23:59 (Eastern) Health Care Providers, Stroke Survivors and families interested in stroke care.

TIME

00:00 - 23:59 (Eastern)
23:00 - 22:59 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Health Care Providers, Stroke Survivors and families interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Please join the NWORSN in hosting many activities, events and education sessions during June as we celebrate Stroke Month 2017.

See the poster for the month "At-A-Glance" printable calendar.

POSTER

Individual events and education sessions have corresponding detailed posters that are connected to the education and events section on the NWOstroke.ca website. (Right hand side of main page).

We look forward to your participation as we Recognize, React, Respond and Recover from stroke in NWO.

27Jun

Stroke Month Education June 2017 - Learn to Access On line Stroke Resources

12:30 - 13:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

12:30 - 13:00 (Eastern)
11:30 - 12:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Please join the Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network - Stroke Month Webinar

Title: Learn to Access On line Stroke Resources

Helping Health Care Providers provide their Patients and Families information through technology. 

This webinar will detail the benefits of the Northwest Healthline “Stroke Resources” tab, additional on line links and websites to teach your stroke survivors.

See poster for all details.

POSTER

28Jun

Stroke Month Event June 2017 - Stroke and the Fresh Market

11:30 - 13:30 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

11:30 - 13:30 (Eastern)
10:30 - 12:30 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

The NWORSN is partnering with the TBRHSC Wellness Committee at the Fresh Market

located in TBRHSC main lobby.

We will be promoting two theme displays during Stroke Month 2017.

Come visit our booth to win a prize!

See poster for all details.

POSTER

8Sep

Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery Annual Scientific Meeting

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

Join the HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery’s Annual Scientific Meeting and Advances in Stroke Recovery on Sept. 8, 2017 in Calgary. (The day before the 2017 Canadian Stroke Congress gets underway on Sept. 9).

The CPSR meeting will be held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel and will be open to all members of CPSR institutions: University of British Columbia, Hotchkiss Brain Institute/University of Calgary, Sunnybrook, Baycrest, Toronto Rehab, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and Memorial University.

Organizer:  Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery 

Phone: 613-852-2303 (cell)
Email: cathy@canadianstroke.ca
Website: http://www.canadianstroke.ca/
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