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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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June 4, 2020
June is Stroke Awareness Month, and to show our appreciation, we want to highlight your amazing work. Each week, we will be sharing a downloadable poster to spotlight the creative strategies being used to continue the delivery of high-quality stroke care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We will also be sharing a few resources to help you continue to support patients and families, and raise awareness within your communities. Send in your highlights to email@example.com
We encourage you to share the poster with colleagues, and have made it printer friendly so that you can post it within your hospitals. Click here to view and download the poster.
We look forward to hearing from you all.
June is Stroke Month!
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) and the Central East Stroke Network (CESN) are releasing four videos during Stroke Month to highlight stroke patients and their journey to recovery. CLICK HERE to hear Ken McCaw’s story, a musician who had a stroke when he was 47 and spent two and a half months rehabilitating in hospital.
The second video in the series features local business owner, Kari Smith. To listen to her inspirational, and emotional story CLICK HERE
The third video features Denise Nielsen and her husband Dave who stresses the importance of calling 9-1-1 to engage the appropriate stroke protocols and Denise’s desire to re-engage with her passion for sailing CLICK HERE
In the fourth video Chris Munn and his wife Helen Doyle share his moving story about adapting to keep enjoying all the activities he did before the stroke. Chris’ story of inspiration and perseverance can be seen HERE
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