Welcome to the Central East Stroke Network Website

Our website provides practical tools, information, resources and learning opportunities to implement and promote stroke best practices in CESN across the care continuum.


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  • People With Lived Experience at the Centre of Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations

    Check out this  article in the Journal of Patient Experience focusing on the  importance of engaging with people with lived experience (PWLE) to support development of stroke clinical practice guidelines.  “This pilot project evaluated the feasibility, perceived value, and effectiveness of the Community Consultation and Review Panel (CCRP), a new model to engage PWLE in the writing and review of Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations.”  To read more about this CLICK HERE

  • Power of Hope Videos

    To celebrate Stroke Month Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) and the Central East Stroke Network (CESN) released four videos in June (2020) highlighting stroke patients and their journey to recovery.

    • Ken McCaw, a musician who had a stroke when he was 47 years old
    • Kari Smith, who shares her inspiring and emotional story
    • Denise and Dave Nielsen, who speak about the importance of calling 911 to activate the appropriate stroke protocols
    • Chris and Helen who share their moving story about adaptation and perseverance

    CLICK HERE  to watch the videos

  • Virtual Supports for Survivors and Caregivers_Jun 2, 2020

  • Stroke Best Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The Heart & Stroke Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations (CSBPR) Advisory Council has developed guidance on implementing evidence-based stroke care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Stroke Best Practices during COVID 19 Pandemic – Click Here

    Stroke Best Practice Guidance During the COVID-19 Pandemic has been published in The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences

    COVID 19 Webinar Series for patients and caregivers – Click Here