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April 2017

Lecture: C-Star Lecture Series – Motor Speech Production Improves Following Motor Training

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by: Adam Buchwald Ph.D (University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health) This webinar can be accessed with GoTo Meeting Room at: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/667426173 Audioline: (872) 240-3412 Access: 667-426-173  

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May 2017

Online Webinar: Psychosocial Interventions For Older Adults With Stroke & Their Families

May 1 @ 12:00 am - May 28 @ 12:00 am

Psychosocial Interventions For Older Adults With Stroke & Their Families: An online workshop for healthcare and other professionals ONLINE weekly at your discretion Cost:  $240 (Students/Seniors $120)    Register online at www.aging.utoronto.ca **This Workshop will only be offered if there is sufficient enrolment** Week 1 – Introduction to Stroke Caregiver Support •    Understanding what types of supports caregivers need •    Caregivers needs for information about illness, resources, recovery •    Caregivers needs for emotional support •    Hands on assistance or guidance needed…

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Rounds: Provincial Stroke Rounds

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

The West GTA Stroke Network invites you to participate in Provincial Stroke Rounds via videoconference or webcast: -= Supporting Stroke Families Transitioning Across the Care Continuum =-   Date/Time: Wednesday May 3rd 2017 0800-0900 hours EST Presenter: Jill Cameron, PhD Host Site: Trillium Health Partners Camera: MIS_THP_0633_MH_05 Objectives: At the end of this presentation, the target audience will be able to: 1. Identify caregivers’ support needs and how they change across the care continuum 2. Implement a model of caregiver…

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Post Rehab Exercise for Stroke (PRES)

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Post Rehab Exercise for Stroke (PRES) - Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging - Western University  The goal of this workshop is to provide senior fitness instructors with the tools to develop and instruct a community-based physical activity program for stroke survivors after discharge from rehabilitation. PRES is based on the CCAA research examining the effectiveness of the Fitness and Mobility Exercise (FAME) Program, which has shown to improve balance, endurance, and walking speed in stroke survivors. Length: 6 hours, Prerequisite(s):…

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Choosing Wisely in Southwestern Ontario ~A Knowledge Exchange Forum~

May 12 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

SouthWestern Academic Health Network is hosting a Knowledge Exchange Forum on: Choosing Wisely in Southwestern Ontario Friday, May 12, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care Building Auditorium 550 Wellington Road, London, Ontario Objectives of the day: 1. To encourage knowledge exchange concerning the implementation of Choosing Wisely Canada projects – featuring special presentations by representatives from North York General Hospital and St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto as well as local organizations in the SWAHN region;…

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Case-Based Stroke Education Series: Grey Bruce Health Services Owen Sound

May 19 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Please join us for a regularly occurring education series that will be a dynamic, case-based discussion format of recent complex and “not-so-straight-forward” cases experienced by local physicians. Target Audience: Physicians interested in stroke care who are practicing at Designated Stroke Centres in the Erie St. Clair and South West LHIN, which includes, but is not limited to Emergency, Radiology, Internal Medicine, and Neurology. Nurse Practitioners and Primary Care Physicians are also welcome to attend. Objectives: The Case-Based Stroke Education Series…

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An Introduction to the Bobath Concept for the Health Care Assistants

May 27 - May 28

Description Course participants will gain a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of the Bobath concept in respect of appropriate handling of the hemiplegic upper limb, movement transitions such as transfers, bed mobility and gait, positioning in the wheelchair and bed and dressing and undressing. The course will include lectures, patient demonstration sessions, and human movement practical sessions. Course participants will have the opportunity to practice handling techniques on each other during the practical sessions.   Course is open to…

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Conference: Annual TRO Conference

May 31 - June 2
Four Point Sheraton, 1150 Wellington Road
London, ON N6E 1M3 Canada
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Annual TRO Conference Many TR practitioners, educators and students in the province look forward to the Annual TRO Conference to learn new innovate program ideas, stay current on the latest TR trends and research, earn Professional Contribution Credits (PCCs) and connect with other TR professionals during the social networking opportunities. Click the link to direct to the registration page:  https://www.trontario.org/education-research/conference-registration.html/event-conference/index/id/1 Brochure: conf2017-brochure-4-19-2017.pdf e___ Schedule: conf2017-schedule-at-a-glance-3.2.2017 For more information, please visit the website: https://www.trontario.org/education-research/annual-tro-conference/index.html All cancellation requests must be received by TRO no later…

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Stroke & TIA Management Update for Primary Care Providers in Elgin County

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Best Western Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre, 6675 Burtwistle Lane
London, Ontario N6L 1H5 Canada
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  Please come for an afternoon session to learn about updates to stroke and TIA management for primary care and for an opportunity to network with local specialists at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital and London Health Sciences Centre. Location:                            Stoneridge Inn & Conference Centre, Best Western Plus, 6675 Burtwistle Lane Format:                               Didactic Presentation…

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Brain Health Network Brain Fair

May 31 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

May 31, 2017 4:30PM - 8:30 PM Goodwill Career Centre 255 Horton St. East, London   FREE ADMISSION. FUN FOR ALL AGES! Celebrating the brain with expert speakers, art, games, brain food & much more!   Please contact Margo Collver, Regional Community and Long-Term Care Coordinator, Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network, for more information margo.collver@lhsc.on.ca .

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