Joint Heart & Stroke/Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery Webinar: Virtual Care in Rehabilitation

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A joint webinar is being held by Heart & Stroke and Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, with a focus on virtual care in rehabilitation. Virtual care has become an essential part of healthcare delivery, seen especially during the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers will discuss virtual care and rehabilitation from a more broad system level , through to clinical care delivery and available supporting tools.

Presenters and Discussion Topics

Robert TeasellMD, FRCPC, Parkwood Institute  Chair’s Introduction 

Denis Feltrin, Person with lived experience   Perspective of virtual rehabilitation after stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic 

Patrice Lindsay, PhD, Heart & Stroke   Stroke systems change post-COVID-19 

Hélène Corriveau, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke  Implementation of telerehabilitation for stroke 

Brodie Sakakibara, PhD, University of British Columbia  Virtual rehabilitation post-COVID-19 

Elizabeth Inness, PT, PhD, Toronto Rehab-UHN  Telerehabilitation toolkit 

 

Intended Audience

Health professionals across the continuum of care, people with lived experience of heart conditions, stroke, and vascular cognitive impairment, family members and care supporters of persons with lived experience, Heart & Stroke staff, members of the public, system leaders may also find this webinar informative and helpful. All are welcome to join.