We provide provincial leadership and planning for the Ontario Stroke System by measuring performance, partnering to achieve best practices, and creating innovations for stroke prevention, care, recovery and reintegration.
As of April 1, 2016, the Ontario Stroke Network (OSN) and Cardiac Care Network of Ontario (CCN) have come together as a single entity to ensure a comprehensive and integrated approach to cardiac, vascular and stroke care in Ontario.
The Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network is proud to announce the official launch of the 2016 Stroke Rehabilitation Unit Orientation. This resource was developed by the Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network to support the education of regulated health professionals by providing a framework for learning, and by identifying knowledge, skills and values that cross the core competencies of all the disciplines and are important to the delivery of best practice stroke care.
The Ontario Stroke Network is pleased to announce the release of the Community Stroke Rehabilitation Models in Ontario. This project was undertaken to amalgamate the knowledge and lessons learned from the development, implementation, and successes of existing and emerging programs in an attempt to inform and guide the development of future models. It aims to inform health system planners, hospital and Community Care Access Centre directors, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care bodies, Local Health Integrated Networks, and other individuals working within the stroke system, of the ongoing work of these established programs and the experiences learned from the planning and implementation of new models across the province.
Local stroke survivor’s experience in Pembroke Regional Hospital’s Integrated Stroke Unit yielded positive outcome
PEMBROKE – By his own admission, Pembroke resident Philip Bjorkman had luck on his side when he suffered a significant stroke three years ago during a surgical procedure. “Looking back to that time in my [...]