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.
Transport by mobile stroke units get patients quicker treatment than ambulance

Every second counts for stroke patients, as studies show they can lose up to 27 million brain cells per minute. Researchers have recently shown that patients transported to the hospital by mobile stroke unit instead of standard ambulance received a clot-busting procedure an average of 10 minutes faster, which could potentially save up to 270 million neurons per patient....

The Lived Experience of Stroke Report

Last year, the UK Stroke Organization conducted the biggest ever survey of stroke survivors and their carers to find out more about their lives. Over 10,000 people closely affected by stroke in the UK took the time to share their stories....

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.
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Upcoming Events › NWO Stroke Network

September 2019

Keep Moving with Stroke

September 19 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

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Keep Moving with Stroke

September 24 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

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Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

September 25 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 30, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on November 27, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on January 29, 2020 at 12:15 pm

One event on February 26, 2020 at 12:15 pm

One event on March 25, 2020 at 12:15 pm

POSTER The Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network Presents: Enhancing Stroke Core Competency . An interdisciplinary, facilitated & self-directed learning opportunity. Available face-to-face in Thunder Bay and via OTN to clinicians in NW Ontario. 5 NEW Modules: Principles of Stroke Care, Communication, Cardiovascular/Respiratory, Dysphagia and Prevention Certificate provided for each module completed.  See poster for all details.  

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Keep Moving with Stroke

September 26 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

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Stroke Recovery Network – Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter

September 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Survivors and Care Partners, please join us this month meeting. POSTER 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

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SUPPORTING RECOVERY OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY DURING ADLS FOLLOWING STROKE OR BRAIN INJURY USING AN NDT APPROACH

September 28
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER SUPPORTING RECOVERY OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY DURING ADLS FOLLOWING STROKE OR BRAIN INJURY USING AN NDT APPROACH SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 BACK WORKS SPINAL & SPORTS REHABILITATION PRESENTS 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…

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October 2019

Keep Moving with Stroke

October 1 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

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Canadian Stroke Congress

October 3 @ 8:00 am - October 5 @ 5:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Canadian Stroke Congress Ottawa, Ontario Co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Stroke Consortium, the Canadian Stroke Congress is a unique forum for experts to share the latest research findings, exchange ideas, and make the connections which will change the future of stroke. The Canadian Stroke Congress annually attracts more than 800 delegates from across Canada and around the world. Delegates include leading researchers, physicians, nurses, rehabilitation specialists, policy-makers, health system decision-makers and many others in an…

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Keep Moving with Stroke

October 3 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

October 8 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

October 10 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

October 15 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

October 17 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

October 22 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

October 24 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

Find out more »

Stroke Recovery Network – Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter

October 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 28, 2019

Survivors and Care Partners, please join us this month meeting. Various presentations held monthly. Specific posters to follow. 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

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

October 29 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

Find out more »

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

October 30 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 30, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on November 27, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on January 29, 2020 at 12:15 pm

One event on February 26, 2020 at 12:15 pm

One event on March 25, 2020 at 12:15 pm

POSTER The Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network Presents: Enhancing Stroke Core Competency . An interdisciplinary, facilitated & self-directed learning opportunity. Available face-to-face in Thunder Bay and via OTN to clinicians in NW Ontario. 5 NEW Modules: Principles of Stroke Care, Communication, Cardiovascular/Respiratory, Dysphagia and Prevention Certificate provided for each module completed.  See poster for all details.  

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

October 31 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

Find out more »

November 2019

Keep Moving with Stroke

November 5 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER St. Joseph's Care Group Presents: Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex See poster for details for registration. Instructor: Karen Gorst-Vigliarolo & Derek Ortgiese Cost: $64 for each 6 week session, or pro-rated when you join  Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions available Description  This class includes aerobic conditioning, functional strengthening, mobility and balance exercises specifically designed to meet the needs of those living with chronic stroke.  The program offers modifications allowing each participant to…

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