Stroke survivors share their stories during Stroke Month

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) and the Central East Stroke Network (CESN) release videos during Stroke Month to highlight stroke patients and their journey to recovery.

You will want to see this video with Denise Nielsen and her husband Dave who stresses the importance of calling 9-1-1 to engage the appropriate stroke protocols. Neilsen’s story can be seen here.

Other stroke survivor’s stories include:
• Musician Ken McCaw’s story can be viewed here.
• Kari Smith’s inspirational and emotional story can be seen here.
• Chris Munn (stroke survivor) and his wife Helen Doyle – about exploring new ways to engage in life and express yourself will be coming next week.

Do you know the signs of stroke?

Stroke is a medical emergency. If you experience any of these signs, call 9-1-1. Do not drive to the hospital. An ambulance will get you to the best hospital for stroke care.

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