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.
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

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Past Events › NWO Stroke Network

June 2019

What is community reintegration and how can we better promote it? Webinar

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Central East Stroke Network is pleased to offer a webinar on What is community reintegration and how can we better promote it? Speaker: Dr. Mary Egan This webinar will be of interest to healthcare professionals across the care continuum who are working with individuals post-stroke. Objectives: reflect on individual and program concepts of community reintegration introduce the concept of Personal Projects* and the usefulness of this concept in stroke rehabilitation refine an understanding of the following ingredients of return to…

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NDTA Advanced Gait Course

June 19 - June 23
Waterloo, Ontario, 99 Northfield Dr E Unit 102
Waterloo, Ontario, N2K 3P9 Canada
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Back Works Spinal and Sports Rehabilitation is currently offering two NDT continuing education courses coming up in May and June: NDTA Advanced Gait Course - June 19 - 23, 2019 Registration Form For more information, please contact as at admin@backworks.ca Dianne Green Administrative Assistant Back Works Spinal & Sports Rehabilitation Phone - (519) 746-8172 Fax - (519) 746-8346

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RehabWeek 2019

June 24 - June 28

POSTER Event Name: RehabWeek 2019 Date: June 24-28, 2019 Location: Toronto Ontario Website for more information: https://www.rehabweek.org/ RehabWeek 2019 RehabWeek is a week-long event that brings together different conferences in the field of rehabilitation technology at the same time and place in order to foster cross-disciplinary communication and the development of relationships between different players. Includes:• the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS) • the International Consortium on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR) • the International Industry Society in Advanced Rehabilitation Technology…

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Cannabis: The Impact on Vascular Health Viewed Through a Public Health Lens

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Regional Stroke Rounds Topic: Cannabis: The Impact on Vascular Health Viewed Through a Public Health Lens POSTER EVALUATION Presenter: Dr. Chris Simpson, BSc, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FHRS, FCCS, FCAHS Vice-Dean (Clinical), School of Medicine, Professor, Division of Cardiology, Queen’s University Date: Monday, June 24th, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 13:00 hrs. EST Location: TBRMC-ROOM-202A Video Conference Videoconference Event ID #: 120767951 Webcast (Live & Archived): http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=120767951 Audio Line: 905-415-6666 (long distance charges will apply) * If you would like to register…

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August 2019

Cooking Together: A Cooking Program for Heart & Stroke Survivors and Caregivers

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER  Healthy Harvest! - Learn about use of seasonal produce and how to prepare plant based proteins. Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Stroke and Healthy Lifestyles funded program to promote a healthy diet with heart disease and stroke. CONTACT TODD KENNEDY TO REGISTER: 807.345.6595 EXT 105 SPOTS ARE LIMITED — REGISTER BY AUGUST 19TH LOCATION: ROOTS TO HARVEST KITCHEN 450 FORT WILLIAM ROAD, THUNDER BAY COST : Free

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September 2019

Keep Moving with Stroke

September 10 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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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 12 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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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 17 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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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 19 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

October 8 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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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

October 10 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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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

October 15 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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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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