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1 STROKE REHABILITATION RESOURCE GUIDE INTRODUCTION The intent of the Stroke Rehabilitation Resource Guide is to enable stroke care providers seeking information related to the rehabilitation of the stroke survivor to access that information, in a user-friendly format, on the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario s Professional Education Web site. Users are encouraged to contribute additional available resources for inclusion in this Guide by ing AMBULATION/MOBILITY Best Practice Guidelines for Stroke Care: A Resource for Implementing Optimal Stroke Care (Assessment and Outcome Measurement Tools) Available at Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (HSFO), (416) x 389, or Evidence Based Review of Stroke Rehabilitation (EBRSR) Module 3.3.4: Recovery of Specific Functions Module 9: Mobility and the Lower Extremity Module 21: Outcome Measures in Stroke Rehabilitation RNAO Best Practice Guideline: Prevention of Falls and Fall Injuries in the Older Adult Available at Tips and Tools for Everyday Living: A Guide for Stroke Caregivers (Section 5 Mobility and Skin Care) Tips and Tools DVD Series: Mobility Available at Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

2 Transfers: Clients With Stroke Available at APHASIA AND OTHER COMMUNICATION IMPAIRMENTS Aphasia Beyond Words Helping Stroke Survivors with Aphasia Improve Communication Available at HSFO, (HSF-INFO) or The Aphasia Institute Available at or (416) Aphasia Poster Available at HSFO, (416) x 389, or The CommuniKit Available at Trillium Health Centre (905) x 2389 or Evidence Based Review of Stroke Rehabilitation Module 3.5.3: Aphasia Module 6.6.2: Intensity of Aphasia Therapy Post-Stroke Module 14: Aphasia Stroke Best Practices Workshop for Nurses Available at West GTA Stroke Network, (905) x 5475 Tips and Tools DVD Series: Communication Available at Tips and Tools for Everyday Living: A Guide for Stroke Caregivers (Section 3 Communication; Section 12 Aphasia) Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

3 York-Durham Aphasia Centre Interactive Aphasia Tutor (on-line tutor) Aphasia: A New Life Skills Development for Community Partners (CD-ROM training materials) designed for volunteers. Aphasia: A New Life (a series of 8 booklets). Available in English, Italian and Chinese Aphasia: A New Life (Video) Includes content about YDAC s programs, history, personal insights from clients, caregivers and volunteers Evaluation of Effectiveness of a Community Based Program for Aphasic Adults (paper) The above resources are available at ASSESSMENT & OUTCOME MEASURES Unit 21 Outcome Measures in Stroke Rehabilitation Chedoke-McMaster Stroke Assessment Available at National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, Use in Acute Stroke Rehabilitation Available at Available at HSFO, (416) x 389, or or Stroke Best Practices Workshop for Nurses Available at West GTA Stroke Network, (905) x 5475 Assess Available at COGNITIVE, PERCEPTUAL AND BEHAVIOURAL PROBLEMS Best Practice Guidelines for Stroke Care: A Resource for Implementing Optimal Stroke Care (Rehabilitation Management and Community Re-engagement) Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

4 Centre for Neuro Skills Available at Module 12: Cognitive Disorders and Apraxia Module 13: Perceptual Disorders Module 21: Outcome Measures in Stroke Rehabilitation OT Assessment of Cognition in Acute Care Available at London Health Sciences Centre, contact Perceptual Deficits in Activities of Daily Living A Video for Health Care Staff Available at London Health Sciences Centre, contact PIECES Provincial strategy to enhance the ability of long-term care facility staff to meet the care requirements of residents with complex physical and cognitive/mental health needs with associated behavioural issues. Available at or Project Coordinator (519) or Stroke Best Practices Workshop for Nurses Available at West GTA Stroke Network, (905) x 5475 Tips and Tools DVD Series: Cognitive, Perceptual & Behavioural Problems Available at Tips and Tools for Everyday Living: A Guide for Stroke Caregivers (Section 7 Cognitive and Perceptual Problems) Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

5 COMMUNITY RE-ENGAGEMENT Best Practice Guidelines for Stroke Care: A Resource for Implementing Optimal Stroke Care (Community Re-engagement) CCAC Service Guidelines Available at HSFO, (416) x 389, or Case Management Best Practice for Community Stroke Care Workshop Case Management for Community Stroke Care Available at Module 19: Community Re-integration Module 21: Outcome Measures in Stroke Rehabilitation Modifying the Home After Stroke Available at HSFO, Available at HSFO (416) x 389, or or Tips and Tools for Everyday Living: A Guide for Stroke Caregivers CONTINENCE Canadian Continence Foundation Available at or Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

6 Module 17: Medical Complications Post Stroke RNAO Best Practice Guideline: Promoting Continence Using Prompted Voiding Available at RNAO Best Practice Guideline: Prevention of Constipation in the Older Adult Available at or Stroke Best Practices Workshop for Nurses Available at West GTA Stroke Network, (905) x 5475 Tips and Tools for Everyday Living: A Guide for Stroke Caregivers (Section 10 Managing Continence) DEPRESSION AND MOOD Best Practice Guidelines for Stroke Care: A Resource for Implementing Optimal Stroke Care (Assessment and Outcome Measurement Tools) Module 18: Post Stroke Depression Module 21: Outcome Measures in Stroke Rehabilitation McMaster University Health Care Information Resources, Depression Links Available at National Institute of Mental Health, Depression and Stroke Available at Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

7 National Institute of Mental Health, Depression and Stroke Available at Rehabilitation Education Program for Stroke (REPS) Available at RNAO Best Practice Guideline: Screening for Delirium, Dementia and Depression in Older Adults Available at RNAO Best Practice Guideline: Caregiving Strategies for Older Adults with Delirium, Dementia and Depression in Older Adults Available at or Stroke Best Practices Workshop for Nurses Available at West GTA Stroke Network, (905) x 5475 Tips and Tools for Everyday Living: A Guide for Stroke Caregivers (Section 2 Psychosocial Effects) DRIVING Module 19: Community Re-integration Occupational Therapy Screening/Driving Assessment Guidelines Available at London Health Sciences Centre, contact Stroke, Driving and the Health Care Professional. Rules and Guidelines Available at Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

8 DYSPHAGIA AND NUTRITION Module 15: Dysphagia and Aspiration Post Stroke Module 16: Nutritional Interventions Following Stroke Improving Recognition and Management of Dysphagia in Acute Stroke Available at HSFO (416) x 389, or Management of Dysphagia in Acute Stroke. An Educational Manual for the Dysphagia Screening Professional Available at HSFO, (416) x 389, or Nutrition Screening for Stroke Survivors. An Educational Manual for the Dysphagia Screening Professional Available at HSFO (416) x 389, or or Stroke Best Practices Workshop for Nurses Available at West GTA Stroke Network, (905) x 5475 Swallowing Lab Available at (highlight the Order icon on the top right of the home page for details specific to the TOR-BSST ) Tips and Tools DVD Series: Meal Assistance & Hydration Available at Tips and Tools for Everyday Living: A Guide for Stroke Caregivers (Section 8 Meal Assistance and Hydration) Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

9 PAIN Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE) Pain Management Guide Available at Module 11: Painful Hemiplegic Shoulder Module 17: Medical Complications Post Stroke RNAO Best Practice Guideline for Nurses: Assessment and Management of Pain Available at or Stroke Best Practices Workshop for Nurses Available at West GTA Stroke Network, (905) x 5475 PEDIATRIC STROKE Children s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association Available at Pediatric Stroke Network Available at Stroke in Childhood: Clinical Guidelines for Diagnosis, Management and Rehabilitation Available at Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

10 PUSHER SYNDROME Poststroke Pushing : Natural History and Relationship to Motor and Functional Recovery. Cynthia Danells, Sandra E. Black, David J. Gladstone and William E. McIlroy, Stroke, 2004;35; Available at ESULTFORMAT=&fulltext=Poststroke+%93Pushing%94%3A+Natural+History+and+ Relationship+to+Motor+and+Functional+R&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=0&resourcetyp e=hwcit RECREATION Stroke and Physical Activity Available at HSFO, REHABILITATION (GENERAL TOPICS) Best Practice Guidelines for Stroke Care: A Resource for Implementing Optimal Stroke Care (Rehabilitation Management) Champlain Regional Stroke Centre See Stroke Team for additional resources via discipline available at Module 3: Background Concepts in Stroke Rehabilitation Module 4: Managing the Stroke Rehabilitation Process Module 5: The Efficacy of Stroke Rehabilitation Module 6: The Elements of Stoke Rehabilitation Module 7: Outpatient Stroke Rehabilitation Module 21: Outcome Measures in Stroke Rehabilitation GTA Rehab Network Available at Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

11 Moving Towards a Regional Stroke Rehabilitation System Practices in Stroke Rehabilitation A 36-hour course designed with Humber College for communication disorder assistants, registered practical nurses, occupational therapist assistants and physiotherapy assistants. Available at HSFO, Rehabilitation Education Program for Stroke (REPS) Available at Stroke and Physical Activity Available at HSFO, SEXUALITY Module 19: Community Re-integration or Stroke Survivors Association of Ottawa Available at SURVIVOR & CAREGIVER SUPPORT AND EDUCATION Best Practice Guidelines for Stroke Care: A Resource for Implementing Optimal Stroke Care (Rehabilitation Management and Community Re-Engagement) Best Practice Guideline 14: Rehabilitation Management Best Practice Guidelines 17-18: Community Re-Engagement Available at HSFO (416) x 389, or Caregiver Network Inc. Available at Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

12 Hamilton-Wentworth Stroke Recovery Associations Heart and Stroke Foundation Available at (look for the stroke section) Let s Talk About Stroke: An Information Guide for Survivors and Their Families Available at HSFO, (HSF-INFO) or (look for the stroke section) Living with Stroke Available at HSFO, (HSF-INFO) or (look for the stroke section) MOST: Moving on after Stroke Available at Ontario March of Dimes Stroke Recovery Program. Available at s/support_groups/stroke_recovery_canada.htm Stroke Survivors Association of Ottawa Available at Starting a Self-Help Group for People Who Have Had a Stroke and for Caregivers Available at HSFO (416) x 389, or StrokeNet Available at Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

13 TRANSITION MANAGEMENT Best Practice Guidelines for Stroke Care: A Resource for Implementing Optimal Stroke Care (Transition Management) Available at HSFO (416) x 389, or UPPER EXTREMITY Best Practice Guidelines for the Management of the Hemiplegic Arm: A Positioning and Handling Protocol Available at Shoulder Electrical Stimulation Available at =30&Itemid=61 Module 3.3.4: Recovery of Specific Functions Module 10: Upper Extremity Interventions Module 11: Painful Hemiplegic Shoulder Module 21: Outcome Measures in Stroke Rehabilitation Management of the Post Stroke Arm and Hand: Treatment Recommendations of the 2001 Consensus Panel Available at HSFO (416) x 389, or American Academy of Neurology WEB RESOURCES Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

14 American Association of Neuroscience Nurses American Stroke Association The Brain Attack Coalition The Brain Matters Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses Canadian Hypertension Society Canadian Stroke Consortium Canadian Stroke Network Centre for Neuro Skills The Cochrane Collaboration The Canadian Cochrane Network and Centre European Stroke Initiative Generation S: Young Stroke Survivors Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Professional Education Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

15 Inspire Stroke CME Initiatives The Internet Stroke Center National Clinical Guidelines for Stroke (Royal College of Physicians) National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) National Stroke Association New Zealand Guideline Group: Life after Stroke: New Zealand Guideline for Management of Stroke Neurosciences on the Internet Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network Stroke-TIA.org Virtual Hospital Stroke and Brain Attack Stroke Rehab Resource Guide,

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