Useful Links for Patients and Families

Below is a list of useful links. Each of these links will open a new browser page or tab.

Heart and Stroke
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is a source of information about stroke, heart disease, surgeries and treatments.

Stroke Engine
Provides information for patients, families and health professionals on the latest in assessment and intervention across the continuum of rehabilitation.

Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care
Evidence-based, best practice recommendations for stroke across the continuum of care.

The Healthline
Local health and community information across Ontario.

The Change Foundation
The Change Foundation promotes a positive evolution in Ontario’s health care system by engaging patients, family caregivers and health providers to explore contemporary healthcare issues.

March of Dimes: Stroke Recovery Canada
Stroke Recovery Canada® is a national service offering support, education and community programs for stroke survivors, their caregivers and families.

The Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery
A joint initiative of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Canada’s leading stroke research centres.

Canadian Paediatric Stroke Support Association
The Canadian Paediatric Stroke Support Association (CPSSA) was founded in 2011 for children and their families impacted by pediatric stroke. The CPSSA is a joint effort between clinicians and families to build relationships and strengthen communication for the purpose of research, awareness, and support.

Looking for info on a regional stroke network in your area? Click here.

Ontario Ministry of Transportation Medical Review of Driving Information. Click here.

Guidelines for Community Based Exercise: Programs for People with Stroke. Click here for Brochure.