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.
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 [...]
In long-term care (LTC), 21.3 per cent of residents have had a stroke1 and stroke is the third most common diagnosis in LTC residents.2 In fact, stroke is believed to be one of the leading causes of transfer [...]
Watch the story of a husband and his wife, Paola, from how they met to how they continue to work together after Paola suffers a stroke. Though life might be different, physiotherapy following stroke can help you live your most independent and active life.