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Stroke Rehab Inpatient Service

About the Stroke Rehab Inpatient Service

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Location

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Toronto Rehab - University​ | map iconMaps & Directions
South Wing - 9​th Floor​

Contact Information

​Phone:​ 416 597 3422 ext. 3016

Telephone inquiry / referral to Inpatient Stroke Service Coordinator
Phone: 416 597 3422 ext. 3618
Fax: 416 597 7141

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What We Do

​We offer assessment, consultation, treatment and education services for adults who have experienced a recent stroke. We help individuals who have had a stroke recover or improve in the following areas:

  • Mobility, balance and coordination
  • Speech and communication
  • Sensation and perception
  • Thinking skills, such as memory and problem solving​
  • Swallowing
  • Strength and endurance

After their stay in our inpatient unit, patients may continue their rehabilitation through our Stroke Rehab Outpatient Service.

 About Strokes

In Canada, someone has a stroke every 10 minutes. That's more than 50,000 strokes in this country each year, and this number is expected to rise as baby boomers age.

A stroke is a sudden loss of brain function. It’s caused when the blood flow to the brain is interrupted (an ischemic stroke), or there’s a rupture of blood vessels in the brain (a hemorrhagic stroke). This causes brain cells in the affected area to die, resulting in varying degrees of impairment in movement, speech, memory, thinking skills, and swallowing.

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