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Health System Level Tools and Guidelines: In-Patient Rehabilitation

Provides health system planners with a repository of resources including stroke best practice guidelines and standards of care.

Onset to Rehab Day 5:

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Timely Transfer of Appropriate Patients to Rehabilitation: Early Access to Stroke Rehabilitation Across the Continuum

Service Provision Model – Rehab Consensus Panel

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All Stroke Patients WHO REQUIRE INPATIENT REHABILITATION Should Be Admitted to a STROKE REHABILITATION UNIT:

Taking Action Towards Optimal Stroke Care 2013

This resource supports the Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care in the acute care setting (Rec. #4.1) and inpatient rehabilitation (Rec. #5.2). It provides guidance for the establishment of new stroke units and the enhancement of existing stroke units to provide optimal services and processes of care for stroke patients.

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Economic Model for Stroke Rehabilitation in Ontario: Mapping Resource Availability and Patient Needs

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The Impact of Moving to Stroke Rehabilitation Best Practices – Preliminary Report February 23 2012 VC Rounds

The Impact of Moving to Stroke Rehabilitation Best Practices in Ontario

This final report builds a case for promoting rehabilitation best practices broadly and outlines the potential positive economic impacts for the health care system.

Final Report

Executive Summary

QBP Clinical Handbook for Stroke 2015

The content in this document has been developed through collaborative efforts between the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (“Ministry”), Health Quality Ontario (HQO), and the HQO Episode of Care for Stroke Expert Advisory Panel (“Expert Panel”).

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Integrated Model for System of Stroke Care in Hamilton

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Accreditation Canada Stroke Distinction Reports

Kingston General Hospital

Service Provision Model – Rehab Consensus Panel

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Backgrounder: Stroke Unit Care Improves Outcomes

This two-page document provides an overview of the rationale, challenges and opportunities for change that support the best practice recommendation that all patients admitted to hospital with stroke or TIA should be cared for on a stroke unit. It is geared to health care professionals and administrators.

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LOS Targets:

QBP Clinical Handbook

The content in this document has been developed through collaborative efforts between the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (“Ministry”), Health Quality Ontario (HQO), and the HQO Episode of Care for Stroke Expert Advisory Panel (“Expert Panel”).

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3 Hours Direct Therapy/Day:

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Intensity Rehab

Poster: The Evidence for Provision of Greater Intensity Therapy in Inpatient Rehabilitation

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Intensity Communique – June 2014

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Intensity FAQs – February 2015

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Daily Practice In an Active, Stimulating Environment:

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Optimizing Therapeutic Environment

Stroke Rehabilitation Intensity

OSN’s Provincial Integrated Working Group on Rehabilitation Intensity – Final Report

As organizations across the province have been striving to achieve the Quality-Based Procedures recommendations for stroke rehabilitation intensity (RI), the Rehabilitation Intensity Provincial Integrated Working Group (PIWG) developed a toolkit to support the implementation of these recommendations. The Final Report provides a summary of the group’s accomplishments of deliverables identified in the 2015-2016 work plan. Limitations and future considerations with respect to this work are also discussed. For more information, please click on the below links:

OSN Provincial Integrated Work Plan: Rehabilitation Intensity – Final Report