There are many helpful videos and publications available online.  See below for some of our favourites. Click on the image to view. 

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Avoid or Reduce Shoulder Pain

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Aerobic Exercise after Stroke - Patient's Guide

A focus of the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery is the role of exercise in improving physical and cognitive recovery after stroke. This resource guide has been developed based on the best practice recommendations for aerobic exercise after stroke. Click here to read.

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Personal Care

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada has put together helpful hints and videos on personal care. There are tips from how to make dressing easier, to lists of items to keep in the bathroom and shower area.  Click here. 

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Stroke in Young Adults: A resource book for patients and families

Prepared by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, this booklet is for young adults, their families and caregivers. It is intended to complement other stroke resources. Click here to read.

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Taking action for optimal community and long-term stroke care (TACLS)

This resource produced by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada provides guidance to healthcare staff on how to care for people after they leave the acute care setting. Stroke survivors and caregivers may also find this resource helpful with its focus on rehabilitation and recovery. Click here to read.

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Your Stroke Journey

This guidebook was produced by the Heart and Stroke Foundation for adults who have had a stroke.  Caregivers, family members and friends may also find helpful strategies to support loved ones in their recovery and return to daily life. Click here to read.

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