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.

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

November 2019

Keep Moving with Stroke

November 19, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

November 21, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

November 26, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

November 27, 2019 @ 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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Keep Moving with Stroke

November 28, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

November 28, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 28, 2019

Survivors and Care Partners, please join us this month meeting. Various presentations held monthly. Specific posters to follow. Meeting are the fourth Thursday of the month 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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MANAGEMENT OF ADULTS WITH STROKE, BRAIN INJURY AND OTHER NEURO-MOTOR DISORDERS

November 30, 2019 - December 1, 2019
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6V4 Canada + Google Map

POSTER NDT INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ADULTS WITH STROKE, BRAIN INJURY AND OTHER NEURO-MOTOR DISORDERS NOV 30 – DEC 1, 2019 Course description: This two day introductory level course provides a unique opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into the basic principles of the NDT approach and how it is applied to clinical practice to promote recovery of function in individuals with neurological impairments. Current theoretical foundations and evidence supporting an NDT approach will be presented…

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December 2019

Keep Moving with Stroke

December 3, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

December 5, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

December 10, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

December 12, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

December 17, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

Keep Moving with Stroke

December 19, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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…

Find out more »

January 2020

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

January 29, 2020 @ 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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February 2020

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

February 26, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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

March 24, 2020 @ 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 »

Enhancing Stroke Core Competency

March 25, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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