Stroke Rehabilitation

Latest Updates

Instructor Taking Exercise Class At GymRehabilitative Care Alliance (RCA) launches a newly re-designed Rehab Finder website to help referrers quickly find the right rehab program for their patients. The online, searchable tool now offers a much improved search function, maps to see where services are located and a more user-friendly print function.

Rehab Finder provides easy access to comprehensive information on rehab programs/services provided by members of the GTA Rehab Network and also aligns with the provincial  definitions framework for bedded and community-based levels of rehabilitative care.

June 27, 2019

New Virtual Learning Classroom Module : Management of the Upper Extremity Following Stroke

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Management of the Upper Extremity Following Stroke:

A Guide for Healthcare Providers

This e-learning module was developed as a collaborative effort between Christine Grant, Physiotherapist and the West GTA Stroke Network.  The module focuses on the Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Shoulder Join Complex and discusses the changes that can occur to the upper extremity following a stroke.  This module focuses on the prevention and management of hemiplegic shoulder pain and reviews appropriate positioning principles to use with stroke survivors. Check the e-learning page of the West GTA Stroke Network website to access the module.

June 27, 2019

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Rehabilitation

What is stroke rehabilitation?

Stroke Rehabilitation is a progressive, dynamic, goal-oriented process aimed at enabling a person with impairment to reach his or her optimal physical, cognitive, emotional, communicative and/or social functional level.

Stroke Rehabilitation is known to reduce disability and dependence for stroke survivors, and evidence shows that more is better. Rehabilitation activities begin early after the stroke occurs, once the stroke survivor is medically stable and can identify goals for rehabilitation and recovery.

Where does stroke rehabilitation occur?

Rehabilitation is a process not a place. It can occur in the hospital setting, outpatient setting, community or home. Where rehabilitation takes place depends on factors like severity of the stroke, the nature of rehabilitation goals and availability of services.

Clinical Resources

Rehab Intensity Resources

REHAB INTENSITY EDUCATION QUIZ
STROKE REHABILITATION INTENSITY NEWSLETTER SPRING 2019

STROKE BEST PRACTICES IN REHAB

HOT TOPICS IN REHAB

EVIDENCE BASED RESOURCES

Alpha FIM®

REHAB OPERATIONAL COMMITTEE PAGE

rehab contact

Regional Rehabilitation Coordinator

Stacey Williams   M.Sc.(OT), OT Reg.(Ont.), MHM

Regional Rehabilitation Coordinator

West GTA Stroke Network

Email – Stacey.Williams@thp.ca 

Trillium Health Partners

150 Sherway Drive, Main Floor, Room 1480

Toronto, ON, M9C 1A5

Tel:  905-848-7580 Ext. 5683

Fax: 416-521-4185 

 

 

 

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