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.
Walk with Doc goes “Virtual” for 2020

Dr. Hassan, Medical Lead for Stroke and the Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network and the Network team have partnered with March of Dimes Canada to host a night with the Walk with Doc program. At this time the team brings knowledge of signs and symptoms of stroke and stroke resources available in the community. This year we have gone virtually! ...

COVID-19: What a stroke specialist wants you to know

If you’ve had a stroke in the past, or you’re at risk, you may be extra worried about your health right now. Can busy emergency departments care for stroke patients? Does this novel coronavirus more seriously affect people who’ve had strokes?...

A Fighting Chance: 2020 Spotlight on Women

According to the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation,  “Women are dying unnecessarily because we don’t fully understand the difference between women’s and men’s hearts and brains.”...

Education and Events

Note: All in-person events have been postponed until further notice

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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Past Events › NWO Stroke Network

February 2020

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

February 26 @ 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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March 2020

Stroke Recovery Music Program

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
Free

Stroke Recovery Music Program This free music program will offer a fun, social gathering where survivors of stroke of all abilities can join. Family caregivers are also 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…

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Stroke Recovery Music Program

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
Free

This free music program will offer a fun, social gathering where survivors of stroke of all abilities can join. Family caregivers are also 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:…

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Keep Moving with Stroke

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

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex 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 work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

March 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.  

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

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

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex 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 work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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After Stroke Services: Monthly Meetings Notice

March 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Greetings Everyone! Here is what to expect for March! NOTICE OF MONTHLY MEETING — AFTER STROKE SERVICES Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter (Stroke Recovery Network) Yoga Demonstration Kaija Makinen, Yoga Instructor 55+ Centre Dress comfortably for an interactive session of seated yoga. Join us for some light refreshments and conversation after the session PosterNotice of Monthy Meeting

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Keep Moving with Stroke

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

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex 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 work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

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April 2020

Keep Moving with Stroke

April 2 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex 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 work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

Find out more »

Stroke Recovery Music Program

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
Free

This free music program will offer a fun, social gathering where survivors of stroke of all abilities can join. Family caregivers are also 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:…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

April 7 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex 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 work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

April 9 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex 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 work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

April 14 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex 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 work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

April 16 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex 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 work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

Find out more »

Stroke Recovery Music Program

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
Free

This free music program will offer a fun, social gathering where survivors of stroke of all abilities can join. Family caregivers are also 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:…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

April 21 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex 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 work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

April 23 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
$64.00

Keep Moving with Stroke at the Canada Games Complex 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 work at their own comfort level and ability. Criteria  Diagnosis of stroke and living in the community  Have finished all therapy programs  Written consent to participate in fitness program from a physician or nurse…

Find out more »

May 2020

Stroke Recovery Music Program

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
Free

This free music program will offer a fun, social gathering where survivors of stroke of all abilities can join. Family caregivers are also 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:…

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Webinar: Tele-Rehab: a sharing of approaches and processes

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada

Join the Rehabilitative Care Alliance (RCA) for an informational webinar to learn about the use of virtual rehab during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for the LINK You will learn about: The key components and enablers of using virtual rehab Practical tips for setting up virtual rehab quickly including obtaining consent, involving caregivers and other aspects of using virtual rehab The lived experiences of those in the field using virtual rehab in individual and group formats. Who should attend? Front…

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Stroke Recovery Music Program

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map
Free

This free music program will offer a fun, social gathering where survivors of stroke of all abilities can join. Family caregivers are also 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:…

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