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.
Walter’s Stroke Journey

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre admits more than 430 people with stroke and transient ischemic attack each year. Many people suddenly find themselves travelling along an unplanned journey as they recover from 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.
19Feb

Improving Person-Centred Decision Making

09:00 - 13:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

09:00 - 13:00 (Eastern)
08:00 - 12:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Calling all clinicians!
CERAH and the North West LHIN Regional Palliative Care Program led by St. Joseph's Care Group are pleased to announce an exciting upcoming workshop opportunity in Thunder Bay on Tuesday, February 19th:
 
Improving Person-Centred Decision Making
Facilitated by: Dr. Jeff Myers, MD, MSEd, CCFP(PC) & Dr. Rachael Halligan, MD, CCFP, FCFP
This half-day workshop is aimed at providing clinicians with the knowledge and skills to ensure patients are able to make healthcare decisions consistent with their goals and values.

Registration for this event is FREE, but space is limited and registration is required.
Deadline to register: February 14th, 2019
Don't miss this unique opportunity to enhance your knowledge on Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care conversations!
Please see the attached poster for more information, or visit our website at:https://cerah.lakeheadu.ca/events/
19Feb

Understanding Indigenous Women & Gender-diverse People's Health Experiences through a Culturally-Relevant and Gender-Based Lens

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

TIME

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

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Understanding Indigenous Women & Gender-diverse People's Health Experiences through a Culturally-Relevant and Gender-Based Lens
Co-hosted by the Native Women's Association of Canada
 
Date February 19th,
Time 12pm - 1:30pm EST
 
Presenters Dr. Bernice Downey, Indigenous Early Career Chair in Women's Heart & Brain Health and Marya Jaleel & Kim Wakeford - Native Women's Association of
Learning objectives

By participating in this session, participants will:

1) Learn about the Native Women's Association of Canada's culturally-relevant and gender-based analysis (CRGBA) and how it can be applied.

2) Become aware of pre-colonization concepts of health and wellness; how colonization and assimilation efforts affected the health of communities; the current social and political realities for Indigenous communities; and strategies and responses for working with Indigenous women and gender-diverse people to improve health outcomes.

3) Learn about concepts such as intergenerational trauma; differences between the social determinants of health and Indigenous determinants of health; as well as stigma and discrimination and how these experiences contribute to negative health outcomes for Indigenous women and gender-diverse people.

4) Hear about examples of this work in practice.

As a result of this workshop, participants will learn to apply a culturally-relevant and gender-based lens to the work that they do.
20Feb

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

12:15 - 13:00 (Eastern) Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

TIME

12:15 - 13:00 (Eastern)
11:15 - 12:00 (Central)

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency
This ia an excellent opportunity to work towards your professional college's continuing education requirements for 2019.
Available face to face in Thunder Bay and via videoconferencing to Northwestern Ontario.
Registration is required by January 15th by contacting Esme French at frenche@tbh.net and providing your name, profession, employer and email address.
Participation in the January 30th session is mandatory for the course introduction, with certificates provided for each module completed during the series. You do not have to commit to completing all modules. Information regarding OTN bookings (if required) will be provided mid-January.
26Feb

A Practical Approach to Implementing Best Practices in Ontario Stroke Prevention Clinics

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

TIME

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

LOCATION

No address listed

AUDIENCE

Healthcare providers interested in stroke care.

EVENT DETAILS

POSTER

Sent on behalf of the Stroke Prevention Clinic (SPC) Provincial Integrated Working Group

SAVE THE DATE for a provincial webinar!

Secondary Stroke Prevention was identified as a provincial priority by the eleven regional stroke networks in fall 2015. To address this priority, a working group with cross representation from the stroke networks was formed and the resulting deliverables of this work will be shared in the webinar along with a practical example and demonstration of using the SPC Toolkit.

Title: A Practical Approach to Implementing Best Practices in Ontario Stroke Prevention Clinics

Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 2018

Time: 1200-1300h EST

Target Audience: Health care providers/managers working in a Stroke Prevention Clinic and/or primary care and those interested in stroke prevention

Objectives: Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe an overview of the deliverables of the Provincial Integrated Work Plan- Secondary Stroke Prevention (SPC)
  2. Provide an example of an SPC Self-Assessment & workplan developed using the SPC Toolkit to meet the Ontario Core Elements
  3. Demonstrate accessing resources within the online SPC Toolkit

Full details of the webinar will be sent out soon.

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