The objectives of this study are to 1) complete the development of a measurement tool that will capture the extent to which this partnership is experienced by patients, families, and health professionals; 2) understand the needs of patients and families in terms of ways in which this partnership can be improved; and 3) explore potential barriers to partnership experienced by health professionals. The mixed-methods study will be carried out in District Stroke Rehabilitation Centres in Southwestern Ontario. The results of this study will provide tools to enhance coordination and continuity of health care, in turn improving health care-related quality of life of Canadian families living with stroke.