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.


Stroke prevention includes a comprehensive approach to prevention of first or recurrent transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke.


Hyperacute refers to care offered in the first 24 hours after stroke and the first 48 hours after Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).


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.


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

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June is Stroke Awareness Month

June is Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is a medical emergency in which minutes matter. Calling your emergency services number immediately is critical to ensure that the person gets timely care and treatment, potentially avoiding significant disability....

Provincial Stroke Rounds - Risky Behaviours Post Stroke: How Can We Support?

The Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network recently hosted Provincial Stroke Rounds on Dec 1st. The topic was inspired by what our clinicians are seeing in practice. As we continue within the global pandemic, the last 2 years overall there has been a large increase in substance use. This increase also aligned around the same time at marijuana was legalized and...

Annual Ontario Stroke Report Released

Released in June 2021,  Ontario’s Annual Stroke Report (2019/20) provides an overview of stroke system performance in the province. The eleven (11) provincial stroke networks use this report to enable system planning and decision making, reflecting best practice, leading to system improvements, and ultimately better outcomes for patients and families with stroke....

Education and Events

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