Tele-Rehabilitation for Stroke (2013)

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, in partnership with the HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery are pleased to announce the results of the Tele-Rehabilitation for Stroke initiative.
Researchers were awarded funds to test innovative ways to provide physical, occupational and speech therapy and lifestyle coaching to people who are recovering at home after a stroke.
The applicants selected for an award are:
  • Corriveau, Hélène (Université de Sherbrooke)
    Implementation of different telerehabilitation services for a post-stroke population: pilot study.
  • Eng, Janice J. (University of British Columbia)
    A telehealth intervention to promote healthy lifestyles after stroke: A pilot randomized controlled study.
  • Eskes, Gail A. (Dalhousie University)
    Cognitive Telerehabilitation: Development and Initial Evaluation of an Internet-Based Working Memory Training Program.
  • Kairy, Dahlia (CRIR/IRGLM)
    Maximizing post-stroke upper limb rehabilitation using a novel telerehabilitation interactive virtual reality system in the patient’s home.
  • Meltzer, Jed and Baird, Allison (Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care)
    Evaluation of TeleRehab Effectiveness for Post-stroke Communication Disorders.
  • Mihailidis, Alex (Toronto Rehabilitation Institute)
    Tele-Rehabilitation for Stroke through Intelligent Robotic Systems.
  • Teasell, Robert W. (Parkwood Hospital)
    STRIVE-HOME (Stroke Rehabilitation with a Videoconferencing Element at Home): The impact and cost-effectiveness of home-based videoconferencing technology for speech language pathology rehabilitation after stroke.