Lakeridge Health Oshawa
1 Hospital Court
Oshawa, ON L1G 2B9
Name: Amy Maebrae-Waller
Contact number: 905-576-8711 ext. 2553
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lakeridge Health Oshawa (LHO) is a District Stroke Centre within the Central East Stroke Network serving the Durham area, including Durham East and Durham West. LH was designated a District Stroke Centre in 2008 and was awarded Stroke Distinction by Accreditation Canada in 2015. Durham is located within the Central East Local Health Integration Network (CE LHIN).
Stroke patients that present to sites other than LHO will be transferred to LHO to access the appropriate specialized stroke services.
Lakeridge Health Oshawa provides 24/7 access to Code Stroke Physicians for the assessment and administration of tPA for eligible patients.
Code Stroke Physicians will assess and coordinate access to EVT Centres in Toronto for eligible patients.
The Integrated Stroke Unit is located at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on OC5. The unit has 28 beds in total - with 5 acute and 23 rehabilitation beds.
Rehabilitation (Inpatient & Outpatient):
Inpatient – Integrated Stroke Unit at Lakeridge Health Oshawa
Outpatient – Lakeridge Health Whitby, Ambulatory Rehabilitation Centre
300 Gordon Street, Whitby ON L1N 5T2
Stroke Prevention Clinic:
The Stroke Prevention Clinic (SPC) is located at Lakeridge Health Oshawa and it provides timely access to assessment, diagnostic testing and treatment recommendations related to a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke. The purpose of the SPC is to provide an interdisciplinary approach to secondary prevention strategies to patients in the Durham Region who have experienced a TIA, stroke or who are at high risk for stroke. Emphasis is placed on providing patients and their families with information and resources to manage their risk factors for stroke.
For information on the SPC clinic, click on Stroke Prevention Clinic Brochure_March_2015
For a copy of the SPC Referral Form, click on Stroke Prevention Clinic Referral Form_April 2015
For further information about the Stroke Program at Lakeridge Health, please click on the following link Stroke Care.
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