PEI Organized Stroke Care Program Information

This orientation is intended to be a generic orientation to the Provincial Stroke Services. It is not intended to replace the site, service and role specific orientations that address operational policies, protocols and processes including and not limited to: documentation, workload measurement (if applicable), location of assessment tools/equipment, tour of work unit, etc.

For information on Stroke Care Pathways, visit

Some of the below documents may be password protected.  If you are a Health PEI employee and would like to request access to these files, please contact:

902-218-0549 (Provincial Stroke Coordinator)
902-218-0553 (Administrative Assistant)

Stroke Information

FAST Bookmark
TIA Factsheet 
TIA Patient Handbook
Stroke in Young Adults
Your Stroke Journey

Secondary Stroke Prevention

Are You at Risk for Heart Disease or Stroke 
Canada’s Food Guide 
Canada’s Low –Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines 
Do you want to Quit Smoking or using other kinds of Tobacco? 
Healthy Eating to Prevent Stroke
Healthy Habits for Sleep
Home Blood Pressure Log 
How to Manage Your Cholesterol 
Managing Your Blood Pressure 
Manage Your Stress 
Stress Test 
Tips to Get Active (18-64 yrs) 
Tips to Get Active (65 yrs +)
100 Healthy Things You Can Do in Minutes 

Living with Stroke

Acute Stroke Unit Patient Information NEW - April 2024 [PDF]
AFO Wear & Care
Comfortable Sex Positions After Stroke (Toronto Rehabilitation Institute) NEW - April 2024 [PDF] 
Comfortable Sex Positions For Patients Who Have Had a Stroke (Toronto Rehabilitation Institute) NEW - April 2024 [PDF]
Driving After a Stroke in PEI (French version)
Fatigue Management Journal 
Fatigue After Stroke (accessible versions available here)
Guide to Choosing a Community Exercise Program
Oral care
OT Splint Wear & Care UPDATED - April 2024 [PDF]
The Pathway through Stroke Care and Recovery [PDF]
PleasureABLE Sexual Device Manual for Persons with Disabilities (UBC) NEW - April 2024 [PDF] 
Provincial Rehabilitation Unit Patient Handbook
Skin Care 
Supportive Positioning for Sexual Activity (Toronto Rehabilitation Institute) NEW - April 2024 [PDF]
Weight Shifting
Urinary Incontinence
Equipment Access

Community Resources and Participation

PEI AccessAbility Supports
Canadian Mental Health Association - PEI 
Caregiver issues and needs (in process March of Dimes) 
Exercise After Stroke NEW - April 2024 [PDF] 
Exercise and stroke
HPEI Community Transition Service 
HPEI Mental Health Services
HPEI Provincial Ambulatory Stroke Rehabilitation Services 
HPEI Provincial Home Care
HPEI Stroke Navigator 
Heart & Stroke Community of Survivors 
March of Dimes Canada After Stroke
Passport to Health 

Additional Helpful Websites

7 Steps to Stroke Recovery  (video)
Guides to Stroke Recovery
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Stroke Association
Bridge the gapp
Canada Pension Plan: Disability Benefits
Canada Disability Tax Credit
Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations (CSBPR): Patient & Caregiver Resources
CSBPR Rehabilitation & Recovery
CSBPR Secondary Prevention
CSBPR Self Management After Stroke
CSBPR Transitions and Community Participation
CSBPR Virtual Care Checklist
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: Stroke
Community Legal Information Association: Health
Employment Insurance: Sick Benefits
Heart and Stroke
Johns Hopkins Medicine: Stroke 
March of Dimes Canada: After Stroke
Mayo Clinic: Stroke
Stroke Engine: For Patients and Families

Many resources support life after stroke; they are always changing. 211 is a valuable information and referral service.  The Stroke Navigator is also available to help patients and families connect with the resources that are right for them. Email: Phone: 902-620-3506/ 1-844-871-0634 (toll free).

Last Updated
Tue, 04/23/2024 - 09:24