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Record number of referrals to Community Stroke Rehab Program in 2017/18

South East LHIN Home & Community Care has been providing Community Stroke Rehabilitation Services to eligible stroke survivors since 2009.

Community Stroke Rehabilitation Program: Service Changes to meet Client Needs

Since February 2009 the South East LHIN Home and Community Care (formerly SE CCAC) has provided timely, home-based rehabilitation services for those discharged from hospital with new stroke. Since...

March 20th Primary Care and Stroke Prevention Clinic Update Summary

The Primary Care and Stroke Prevention Clinic Update held March 20th, 2018 was well-received.  88 health care providers participated from across the South East. 

Release of the Ontario Stroke Evaluation Report 2018: Stroke Care and Outcomes in Complex Continuing Care and Long-Term Care

Each year, approximately 1,100 individuals in Ontario are admitted to Complex Continuing Care (CCC) and 1,300 to Long Term Care (LTC) within 180 days of an acute care hospitalization...

Ontario Stroke Prevention Clinics Core Elements

Core Elements for Stroke Prevention Clinics were identified by a provincial work group based on previous provincial standards of care, Canadian Stroke Best Practices, and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Quality-Based Procedures.

Supplemental Education Resources for Stroke Survivors & Caregivers

Patient and caregiver education is of critical importance in the recovery journey. The needs and abilities of each individual will vary and some may be interested in exploring topics in depth. To...

Shelley Huffman, District Stroke Coordinator, Quinte Health Care

Quinte Health Care and the Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario are very pleased to welcome Shelley Huffman to the role of District Stroke Coordinator, Quinte Health Care. This is in addition to...

Kingston Health Sciences Centre offers new life-saving stroke treatment

Teams can remove blood clot from brain of a patient suffering severe stroke

Kingston, ON – October 10, 2017 – A new stroke treatment is now available 24/7 at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and it’s already proving to be a game changer for some patients. 

Canadian Stroke Congress, September 9-11, 2017, Calgary

Southeastern Ontario shares their knowledge nationally with an excellent showing at the Canadian Stroke Congress in September 2017 in Calgary.  To view the posters from our region, click...