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.
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

February 2019

Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area – Social and Support Group

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area Social and Support Group Offering education, activities, support and socialization for people with brain injuries and their family / caregivers. Tell your friends. Concurrent drop in groups for survivors and caregivers. Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Location: Partners in Rehab, 79 N. Court Street (across from Safeway on Court) Cost: Free For more information: Karen Pontello (807) 683-9500

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Stroke Recovery Glee Club – March of Dimes Canada – AFTER STROKE SERVICES

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on February 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on May 3, 2019 at 11:00 am

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

March of Dimes Canada - AFTER STROKE SERVICES Erin Stacknick, MTA (Music Therapist Accredited) By the Bay Music Therapy This program will offer a fun, social gathering where stroke survivors of all abilities can join and family caregivers are 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…

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Improving Person-Centred Decision Making

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER REGISTRATION FORM 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…

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

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Register Here 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…

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Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

February 20 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 20, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on March 20, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on April 17, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on May 15, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 12:15 pm

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

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…

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

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

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.…

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Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter (Stroke Recovery Network)

February 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER Greetings Everyone! Here is what to expect at the February meeting: Anthony Stokaluk Fire Prevention Officer - Public Education Officer Thunder Bay Fire Rescue How prepared are you for the unexpected? Please join us for an informative and engaging session on topics such as fire prevention and safety. Anthony is a great speaker and will also be available for any additional questions you may have. Snacks and refreshments will be provided immediately following this presentation. Look forward to seeing…

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March 2019

Stroke Recovery Glee Club – March of Dimes Canada – AFTER STROKE SERVICES

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on February 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on May 3, 2019 at 11:00 am

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

March of Dimes Canada - AFTER STROKE SERVICES Erin Stacknick, MTA (Music Therapist Accredited) By the Bay Music Therapy This program will offer a fun, social gathering where stroke survivors of all abilities can join and family caregivers are 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…

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Provincial Stroke Rounds: An Early Supported Discharge Pilot– Bridging Hospital to Home by Enhancing a Rural Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Power point presentation POSTER Provincial Stroke Rounds Topic: An Early Supported Discharge Pilot– Bridging Hospital to Home by Enhancing a Rural Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team Presenter: Lyndsey Butler, OT Reg. (Ont.) Regional Rehabilitation Coordinator - Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network Webcast: Live & Archived http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=111299702 Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations This month’s topic relates to the Stroke Rehabilitation section and specifically section 4: Outpatient and Community-Based Stroke Rehabilitation Including ESD in the Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations. Find more information at…

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Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area – Social and Support Group

March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area Social and Support Group Offering education, activities, support and socialization for people with brain injuries and their family / caregivers. Tell your friends. Concurrent drop in groups for survivors and caregivers. Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Location: Partners in Rehab, 79 N. Court Street (across from Safeway on Court) Cost: Free For more information: Karen Pontello (807) 683-9500

Find out more »

Stroke Recovery Glee Club – March of Dimes Canada – AFTER STROKE SERVICES

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on February 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on May 3, 2019 at 11:00 am

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

March of Dimes Canada - AFTER STROKE SERVICES Erin Stacknick, MTA (Music Therapist Accredited) By the Bay Music Therapy This program will offer a fun, social gathering where stroke survivors of all abilities can join and family caregivers are 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…

Find out more »

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

March 20 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 20, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on March 20, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on April 17, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on May 15, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 12:15 pm

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

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…

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Understanding Indigenous Women’s & Gender-Diverse People’s Health Experiences

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

To register, click here Understanding Indigenous Women's & Gender-Diverse People's Health Experiences: A Culturally-Relevant & Gender-Based Lens Co-hosted by the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) and featuring speakers from NWAC and Dr. Bernice Downey of McMaster University, this session will discuss pre-colonization concepts of health and wellness and how colonization and assimilation efforts affected the health of communities. The session will also cover current social and political realities for Indigenous communities as well as strategies and responses for improving…

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AFTER STROKE SERVICES Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter (Stroke Recovery Network)

March 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER Guest: Kaija Makinen, Yoga Instructor Men, women, survivors, caregivers!! Dress comfortably for a fun and interactive session of seated yoga as Kaija returns to our group!! Kaija has been teaching yoga since 1988 after receiving her certification from the Kripalu Centre for Yoga and Health. Since then she has studied various disciplines. Kaija has provided instruction to folks of all walks of life and is also a certified Cardiac Yoga instructor and has extensive experience working with people from…

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Highlights from the University of Alberta’s Stroke Rehabilitation Certificate Course: Rehab 540

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER The Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network Presents: Highlights from the University of Alberta’s Stroke Rehabilitation Certificate Course: Rehab 540 The safety and efficacy of high intensity interval training (HIIT) in the chronic stroke population - Meranda Termaat, PT Effectiveness of using the Bioness H200 to improve hand function in the acute stroke population - Linda Sanzo, OT PLACE:   Videoconference, OTN live webcast or in-person At TBRHSC:  Room 3004A At SJ Hospital: East Wing – Conference Room B (E0033)…

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April 2019

Stroke Recovery Glee Club – March of Dimes Canada – AFTER STROKE SERVICES

April 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on February 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on May 3, 2019 at 11:00 am

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

March of Dimes Canada - AFTER STROKE SERVICES Erin Stacknick, MTA (Music Therapist Accredited) By the Bay Music Therapy This program will offer a fun, social gathering where stroke survivors of all abilities can join and family caregivers are 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…

Find out more »

Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area – Social and Support Group

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2019

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area Social and Support Group Offering education, activities, support and socialization for people with brain injuries and their family / caregivers. Tell your friends. Concurrent drop in groups for survivors and caregivers. Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Location: Partners in Rehab, 79 N. Court Street (across from Safeway on Court) Cost: Free For more information: Karen Pontello (807) 683-9500

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Return to work after stroke and cardiac events – Building opportunities and overcoming challenges

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations Webinar Invitation   Return to work after stroke and cardiac events - Building opportunities and overcoming challenges Group viewing at TBRHSC Location: Thunder Bay Regional Medical Centre Building - 202C Date Wednesday April 10, 2019 Time 12:00 - 13:00 EST Presenter Allan Garland, MD, MA Professor of Medicine & Community Health Sciences Co-Head, Section of Critical Care Medicine University of Manitoba   Samuel Kim, BScOT and Gerard Curley, BScOT, Occupational Therapists and Productivity Consultants Community…

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Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

April 17 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 20, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on March 20, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on April 17, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on May 15, 2019 at 12:15 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 12:15 pm

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Stroke Recovery Glee Club – March of Dimes Canada – AFTER STROKE SERVICES

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on February 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on May 3, 2019 at 11:00 am

Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

March of Dimes Canada - AFTER STROKE SERVICES Erin Stacknick, MTA (Music Therapist Accredited) By the Bay Music Therapy This program will offer a fun, social gathering where stroke survivors of all abilities can join and family caregivers are 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…

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