Other Resources

In addition to our educational programs about epilepsy we have other resources available.

Research & Reports

Annual Reports

Annual reports for Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario. Click the image to view or download the PDF.

Annual Report 2017/2018

Annual Report 2016/2017

Annual Report 2015/2016

Annual Report 2014/2015

Annual Report 2013/2014

Annual Report 2012/2013

Annual Report 2011/2012

An Understanding of Neurological Conditions in Canada

Neurological conditions (diseases, disorders, and injuries) can directly affect Canadians of all ages. As these conditions may lead to symptoms and functional deficits that are often chronic in nature, they can have profound impacts on the life and well-being of affected individuals, their families, caregivers and communities.

Ministry of Education

More information from Ontario's Ministry of Health.

OHTAC Recommendations: Care for Drug Refractory Epilepsy in Ontario (2012)

This document holds information about a study looking into epilepsy surgery involving MEG (magnetoencephalography) and the costs and barriers of this kind of treatment.

Plan of Care Templates

More information from the Ontario Education Services Corporation.

Provincial EMU Guidelines for Ontario (2014)

This document outlines protocols and provides guidelines for Epilepsy Monitoring Unit for diagnostic evaluation for epilepsy. It can be used as a guide for neurosurgical centres with EMU beds. The protocols are based on current processes in existing EMUs and represent expectations for the highest standards of epilepsy care.

Provincial Guidelines for Management of Epilepsy in Adults & Children (2015)

To support the flow of patients towards appropriate treatment for epilepsy, this document contains a set of guidelines to help with the diagnosis, treatment and referral practices from the moment of a patient’s first seizure.

The Impact of Epilepsy on Canadians (2012)

This survey is the first of its kind in Canada to reveal the impact on the life and health of adults living with epilepsy. We hope its insights provoke thought and action among individuals and governments that will make a difference to the lives of all people touched by the disorder.

Downloads

Epilepsy: Breaking the Silence (2012)

If you have epilepsy you are not alone. People living with epilepsy in this document share their stories and how they are coping with it.

Learning Through Storms

A newsletter from the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance.

Safety and Epilepsy

This booklet is designed to provide general information about epilepsy to the public. It does not include specific medical advice, and people with epilepsy should not make changes based on this information to previously prescribed treatment or activities without first consulting their physician.

Seizure Record

Keeping a record of seizures and characteristics of the seizure is important. Make sure to record the date, time, and length of the seizure and events/behavior changes before and after the seizure.

Seizure First Aid Poster

A quick guide for immediate assistance of someone having a seizure.

Seizure Protocol

Fill out this form so that we can help keep track of seizures and provide the necessary help.

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