REGIONAL STROKE CENTER
Stroke is a medical emergency. Chances of surviving a stroke and achieving full recovery are significantly higher if medical help is sought right away. Trillium Health Partners - Mississauga Site (THP) is the Regional Stroke Centre for the West GTA Stroke Region. It is one of the leading hospitals in Canada for delivering t-PA (clot buster) to acute stroke patients. It provides tertiary-level adult stroke services with 6 stroke neurologists “on call” for acute stroke treatment, neurosurgery services, cerebral-vascular intervention, as well as highly skilled emergency staff who are experienced in identifying and treating stroke patients. Trillium also provides stroke care throughout the whole continuum from acute to rehabilitation.
REGIONAL STROKE PREVENTION CLINIC
The purpose of the Stroke Prevention Clinic is to provide early access to neurological assessment, diagnostic testing, and medical/interventional treatment for patients who have been identified at high risk for stroke. The ultimate goal of stroke prevention is to reduce the incidence of stroke and enhancing awareness and education on the warning signs of stroke, risk factor management.
COMPREHENSIVE STROKE UNIT
Trillium’s Comprehensive Stroke Unit (CSU) is a 25-bed unit comprised of 16 acute stroke beds and 9 rehabilitation beds. The experience on the stroke unit is seamless. When a patient is admitted on the CSU he/she will receive stroke care from acute through rehabilitation within the same bed and with the same experienced inter-professional stroke team.
BYPASS/REPATRIATION MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU)
THE REGIONAL SECONDARY STROKE PREVENTION CLINIC IS LOCATED AT :
Trillium Health Partners - Mississauga Site
100 Queensway West