JUNE is Stroke Month!
Stroke Month is an exciting month dedicated to stroke education, treatment, and recovery initiatives. Stroke month will commence on June 1, 2013, and continue through the month of June. Institutions of the UTSP- Sunnybrook, St. Michael’s Hospital, and Toronto Western Hospital- will promote stroke awareness and post-stroke management with their own unique focus.
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Below is the official stroke month schedule:
|Final Stroke Month Scheduling Across UTSP|
|May||May 29||TWH||Fundraising bake sale|
|May 31||TWH(all)||Big Bike|
|Week 1||June 3-7||SHSC||Creating community of stroke survivors and caregivers
Focus: PEERS Fostering Hope and Patient Passport
June 6: Booth- Information about SPC, magnets of stroke warning signs on Level 1, M Wing
|June 4, 6||SMH||June 4: DVD presentation- Geriatrics: Where did I put….my memory|
|June 6||SMH(all)||Big Bike|
|Week 2||June 10-15||SHSC||Creating a community of healthcare professionals in stroke care
Focus: Knowing Each Other’s Work, VcOP, ABLE Guidelines
June 12: Lunch N’ Learn for C4 Staff
|June 11, 13||SMH||June 11: Booth- The Stroke Month booths throughout June will feature a blood pressure clinic, handouts, a viewing of different heart and stroke commercials on TV, and much more!
June 13: Stroke Fair- It will feature different booths, including Dietician Jeopardy, neglect training, a discharge planning booth, and more! It will also feature passports for people to move between booths. Once people have visited all of the booths, they will be entered into a draw for a prize.
|Week 3||June 17-22||SHSC||Working towards a healthier community
Focus: Stroke Prevention Clinic
June 20: Information booth, blood pressure clinic, and magnet distribution on Level 1, M Wing
|June 18||SMH||Booth: Community Partners Day-Geriatrics|
|June 19||TWH||UHN Blood Pressure Clinic/Trivia|
|Week 4||June 24-29||SHSC||Continued focus on Stroke Prevention Clinic
June 27: Information booth, blood pressure clinic, and magnet distribution on Level 1, M Wing
|June 25, 27||SMH||June 25: Booth
June 27: Guest Speaker- a stroke survivor will be speaking about her experiences and the peer support group she works with.
SHSC- Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
TWH- Toronto Western Hospital
SMH- St. Michael’s Hospital