AFTER A STROKE...
A ressource there for you and your family!
Groupe relève pour personnes aphasiques - AVC Laurentides is a non-profit organization with the mission to regroup and support people having had a stroke, with or without aphasia, as well as their families in the Laurentians territory.
STATISTICS: How many Canadians have a stroke?
According to the The Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System, adults aged 20 years and older having had a stroke has increased constantly from 2003-2004 to 2012-2013, with the number of survivors having increased by more than 215,000.
*Source : Statistics Canada, chart 102-0561
What is the GRPAAL?
We are an organization you should know about in the Laurentians territory. After being discharged from the hospital and back at home, GRPAAL is ideal for people having had a stroke with or without aphasia.
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WHAT IS SERVICE CONTINUUM?
GRPAAL is an active collaborator for persons at risk or having had a vasco-cerebral accident (stroke) of the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux des Laurentides (CISSSL).
AT THE HOSPITAL, DID YOU RECEIVE AN INFORMATION KIT?
After your hospital stay, you should have received an information kit containing our information. We invite you to check our Website for more information and to contact your service point to start immediately with GRPAAL.
Statistics on stroke
«[…] 70% of stroke victims survive to the first 30 days following the stroke »- Agence de la santé publique du Canada, 2017.
« [In Canada,] 10% people of 65 years or more had a stroke »
– Agence de la santé publique du Canada, 2017.
Statistics on aphasia
« 21% to 38% of patients having had a stroke become aphasic. »- Ordre des orthophonistes et audiologistes du Québec, 2014.
100,000 Canadians are aphasic
– Canal M, 2015.
20,000 Quebecers are aphasic
– Canal M, 2015
GRPAAL welcomes each year teaching interns pertaining to our field of competence.
Cegep coordinators in Saint-Jérôme, Terrebonne and from the Université de l’Outaouais à Saint-Jérôme encourage their students to learn from the GRPAAL