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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