Beyond Stroke – created to help understand and deal with the physical challenges of stroke. Provides information and support related to physical challenges and how they may be treated, how Stroke Rehabilitation Physicians can help, and how to find one, information on caregiver support and additional resources are available.
Canadian Stroke Consortium
Canadian Stroke Network and Strategy
Heart and Stroke Foundation – a leading foundation that produces world-renowned research and health information on brain injury. I Am Sick – quick and easy website to find health care providers based on your postal code, first language and hours of operation. It includes listings of providers who speak over 70 languages.
Stroke Best Practices
Stroke Engine – online resources, assessment tools and rehabilitation information for stroke survivors and caregivers, from topics such as pain management to stroke prevention. All resources and information is derived from quality articles, websites, and systematic reviews so clients know that the information they are receiving is up to date and accurate.
– bc211 is a Vancouver-based nonprofit organization that specializes in providing information and referral regarding community, government and social services in BC.
FAME (Fitness and Mobility Exercise Program) – A group exercise program for people after stroke who have some standing and walking ability.
Family Caregivers of British Columbia
– Family Caregivers of British Columbia is a registered non-profit dedicated 100% to supporting family caregivers.
Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI) – program that provides financial assistance for home modification for eligible low-income residents of BC with mobility or health issues.
Home Adaptation for Seniors Independence Program (document) – Home modifications funded by the province of Manitoba and the federal government offering a maximum of $3,500 in the form of a loan to residents. Homeowners and landlords are eligible if they are over 65 years of age, meet low income requirements, and are permanent residents in a home presenting difficulties in daily living.
Regional Health Authorities – Manitoba is divided into five separate regions which provide a broad continuum of health programs and services the the province. Programs and services covered by the regions include mental health services, family medicine, cardiac sciences, rehab and geriatrics, long term care and much more.
Residential Rehabilitation Assistive Program for Persons with Disabilities (document) – Financial assistance for home modifications offered to residents of Manitoba by the provincial and federal government. Manitoban residents are eligible for the forgivable loan if you are planning changes to your home/rental unit to meet the needs of an occupant with disabilities and either are a landlord managing units renting below the Median Market Rents for your area or are a homeowner whose home is valued at less than $125,000 and whose total household income is below the Housing Income Limit.
The Aphasia Institute – provides programs, services, toolkits, resources, and information for people living with aphasia, family members, and healthcare providers. Programs offered include introductory programs, community aphasia programs, primary progressive aphasia, outreach program, peer leader leader program, family support and education program.
Caregiver Coalition – group of organizations looking to advance and advocate for the interests and needs of unpaid caregivers in Ontario.
Community Health Centres – listings of the specific care partners in Ontario that provide a broad range of services.
Family Compass Waterloo Region – first step to finding community-based services and supports for parents, youth, and children in Waterloo Region. Information on general and specialized services available to address developmental concerns.
Health Care at Home – search by postal code to find local home and community care in Ontario by LHIN.
My Health GPS – referral line servicing Hamilton, Burlington, Niagara, Haldimand and Brant regions in Ontario for programs and services relating to illness, injury, or disability.
CorHealth Ontario – previously known as the Ontario Stroke Network and Cardiac Care Network of Ontario, they are now one conglomerate working together to advance cardiac, stroke, and vascular care for patients in Ontario. Work as the advisors for the LHINs, hospitals, and care partners.
The Change Foundation
The Stroke Journey – explores the five main areas in the journey of stroke recovery; Emergency and Acute Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Outpatient Rehabilitation, Life After Stroke, Stroke Prevention, Primary Care, and Self-Management.
American Stroke Association
The Aphasia Institute
National Stroke Association
The Internet Stroke Centre
The Phoenix newsletter provides information, resources, and support for stroke survivors and their caregivers.
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