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.
Stroke: Brain Attack!

The ability to recognize the FAST signs of stroke and act fast by calling 9-1-1 or your local emergency number can mean the difference between life and death. It can also mean the difference between a full recovery and a lasting disability....

If it might be a stroke, call 9-1-1

When it comes to stroke, every second counts. Literally. Most strokes are caused by a blockage stopping blood flow in the brain. From the second that blockage occurs, the brain is deprived of nutrition and oxygen; brain cells start to die....

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

November 2019

Keep Moving with Stroke

November 21 @ 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

November 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…

Find out more »

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

November 27 @ 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

November 28 @ 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

November 28 @ 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

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MANAGEMENT OF ADULTS WITH STROKE, BRAIN INJURY AND OTHER NEURO-MOTOR DISORDERS

November 30 - December 1
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER NDT INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ADULTS WITH STROKE, BRAIN INJURY AND OTHER NEURO-MOTOR DISORDERS NOV 30 – DEC 1, 2019 Course description: This two day introductory level course provides a unique opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into the basic principles of the NDT approach and how it is applied to clinical practice to promote recovery of function in individuals with neurological impairments. Current theoretical foundations and evidence supporting an NDT approach will be presented…

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December 2019

Keep Moving with Stroke

December 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

December 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…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

December 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

December 12 @ 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

December 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

December 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…

Find out more »

January 2020

Stroke Recovery Network – Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter

January 23, 2020 @ 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 May 28, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

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 »

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

January 29, 2020 @ 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 »

February 2020

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

February 26, 2020 @ 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 »

Stroke Recovery Network – Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter

February 27, 2020 @ 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 May 28, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

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 »

March 2020

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

March 25, 2020 @ 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 »

Stroke Recovery Network – Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter

March 26, 2020 @ 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 May 28, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

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 »

April 2020

Stroke Recovery Network – Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter

April 23, 2020 @ 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 May 28, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

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 »

May 2020

Stroke Recovery Network – Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter

May 28, 2020 @ 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 May 28, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

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 »
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