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

April 2019

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

April 9 @ 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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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
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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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Stroke Recovery Glee Club – March of Dimes Canada – AFTER STROKE SERVICES

April 18 @ 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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Cooking Together – A Cooking Program for Heart & Stroke Survivors and Caregivers

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER A Cooking Program for Heart & Stroke Survivors and Caregivers A Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Stroke and Healthy Lifestyles funded program to promote a healthy diet with heart disease and stroke. Learn about the new Canada Food Guide and how to prepare plant based proteins CONTACT TODD KENNEDY TO REGISTER: 807.345.6595 EXT 105 SPOTS ARE LIMITED — REGISTER BY APRIL 12 DATE: THURSDAY APRIL 18, 2019 TIME: 1:00—3:00 LOCATION: ROOTS TO HARVEST KITCHEN 450 FORT WILLIAM ROAD, THUNDER…

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May 2019

Provincial Stroke Rounds – Home Virtual visits (E-visit) in the Stroke Prevention Clinic

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER Please join this upcoming CME – accredited stroke education videoconference: Provincial Stroke Rounds Topic: Home Virtual visits (E-visit) in the Stroke Prevention Clinic Presenter: Dr. Ramana Appireddy MBBS DM MSc (Clin Epi), Stroke Neurologist, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Queen’s University, Kingston Videoconference Event ID #: 111286690 Host Site: KNG_KGH_0318_KGH_06 Webcast: Live & Archived : http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=111286690 Supporting documents for this event are attached. * If you would like to register your site: Contact your OTN Telehealth Coordinator to reserve your…

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

May 3 @ 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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Supporting Recovery of the Upper Extremity During ADLs Following Stroke or Brain Injury Using An NDT Approach

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER 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 the UE in an active support role. The course will provide an opportunity to explore practical tips to engage the UE in active support during functional tasks in…

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“Building bridges: A nursing perspective on the heart-brain connection”

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER  Presenters Patrice Lindsay, RN, PhD, Director of Systems Change and Stroke Program, Heart & Stroke Cindy Yip, Ph.D., PMP, Director Data, Knowledge Management and Heart Program, Heart & Stroke Other speakers to be announced. About this presentation The Heart and Stroke Foundation provides guidance for healthcare providers supporting people who have experienced heart conditions, stroke and vascular cognitive impairment. The 2019 Heart and Stroke Report examines the connections between these conditions. Nurses have a unique first-hand experience of these…

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•Managing the “Pusher”: An NDT Perspective on Managing the Individual with Contraversive Pushing Tendencies Post-Stroke

May 11
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Back Works Spinal and Sports Rehabilitation is currently offering two NDT continuing education courses coming up in May and June: Managing the “Pusher”: An NDT Perspective on Managing the Individual with Contraversive Pushing Tendencies Post-Stroke - Saturday May 11, 2019 Registration Form For more information, please contact as at admin@backworks.ca Dianne Green Administrative Assistant Back Works Spinal & Sports Rehabilitation 99 Northfield Dr E Unit 102 Waterloo ON N2K 3P9 Phone - (519) 746-8172 Fax - (519) 746-8346

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2019 GTA Rehab Network’s Best Practices Day

POSTER LOCATION: Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Phone: 416-597-3422 x3448 Email: Conferences@uhn.ca Website: http://www.gtarehabnetwork.ca/best-practices-day-2019

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

May 14 @ 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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Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

May 15 @ 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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AFTER STROKE SERVICES Thunder Bay Peer Support Chapter (Stroke Recovery Network)

May 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

POSTER Greetings Everyone! Here is what to expect for our last gathering before summer! Presenter:Sharon Jaspers RN(EC) HBScN PHCNP CDE Stroke Prevention Clinic, Nurse Practitioner Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network; TBRHSC We are very pleased to have Sharon join us this month to present on a number of “Hot Topics” regarding stroke care along with responding to questions sent in from the group. Not to fear, there will also be time to ask additional questions regarding stroke related health care.…

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Neuroscience Grand Rounds – “2019 WHO Guidelines on Dementia”

May 24 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

Neuroscience Grand Rounds - “2019 WHO Guidelines on Dementia” Location: TBRMC 202A Presented by: Dr. Azar Kia, PGY-1 Psychiatry Northern Ontario School of Medicine Brown bag event- please bring your own lunch POSTER

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Treating the Individual with Ataxia Using an NDT Approach

May 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Waterloo, Ontario, 99 Northfield Dr E Unit 102
Waterloo, Ontario, N2K 3P9 Canada
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POSTER Workshop Description: This one-day workshop provides an opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into treating the individual with ataxia. Treating the individual with ataxia can often be a very challenging experience for the clinician. Perhaps this is because we have focused on addressing the clinical symptoms rather than the underlying impairments. This workshop will explore primary impairments present in the individual with ataxia, current theoretical evidence and treatment strategies using a NDT approach. The overall objective of…

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June 2019

Provincial Stroke Rounds

June 5 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Please join this upcoming CME – accredited stroke education videoconference: Rural-Urban Differences in Stroke Incidence, Risk Factors & Care

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Acute Stroke Best Practices Workshop

June 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

One day Acute Stroke Best Practices Workshop. The focus was on acute stroke and integrating stroke best practices, with the goal of optimizing care. The program included a variety of topics pertaining to acute stroke, including updates on Code Stroke at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and available interventions and an opportunity to participate in a Mock Code Stroke. Interprofessional members of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) stroke team, including Dr. Hassan (TBRHSC Medical Lead- Neurology…

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

June 11 @ 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 »

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

June 12 @ 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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