TeleHealth Resources

The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) has produced a document on telehealth and digital service delivery. Evidence, regulation issues, and recommendations provided at :

 http://www.inptra.org/portals/0/pdfs/ReportOfTheWCPTINPTRA_DigitalPhysicalTherapyPractice_TaskForce.pdf

WCPT , in light of the fast-evolving global situation, has collated information and resources about COVID-19 for physiotherapists around the world: https://www.wcpt.org/news/Novel-Coronavirus-2019-nCoV

The  American Physical Therapy Association has put online different resources and recommendations  at :https://www.apta.org/telehealth/

The Australian Physiotherapy Association has resources on advocacy, infection prevention and control, telehealth and business continuity at : https://australian.physio/covid19

The Canadian Physiotherapy Association  has COVID19 resources for advocacy, telehealth, and webinar series at :  http://ow.ly/kHA150z3mxp

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has a resource centre with advice for practice, education, workplace, private practice, digital health and mental health and wellbeing at : http://ow.ly/er4N50z3mnJ

 

The German Association for Physiotherapy for #COVID19 provides current information for physiotherapy practices around coronavirus, with advice for members on infection, prevention, working conditions and financial support. https://www.physio-deutschland.de/fachkreise/coronavirus.html

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists has a website for #COVID19 resources for practice, infection prevention, telehealth and national direction. https://www.iscp.ie/covid-19

The Italian Association of Physiotherapists and the Italian Association of Respiratory Physiotherapists ( ARIR) have developed information about #COVID19 for physiotherapists and patients. It is available in Italian and English. Italian http://ow.ly/8hSf50z7kAV   English http://ow.ly/707p50z7kUn

Physiotherapy New Zealand has #COVID19 guidance for members and advice on telehealth on their website: http://ow.ly/gHhG50z3alY

The Portuguese Association of Physiotherapists has a #COVID19 resource area for physiotherapists and patients which includes links to national advice at : http://www.apfisio.pt/covid-19-recursos/

The Centre for Research Excellence ( CRE) in Newborn Medicine at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, together with the University of Melbourne in March 2020 began developing resources to meet the needs of paediatric health professionals and families amidst the COVID-19 pandemic needed to rapidly change and adapt how they delivered and received care. The Telehealth guides which were developed provide families with instructions on getting ready and connecting to telehealth and enable health professionals to communicate additional instructions and contact details using a modifiable section of the guide. To access a copy of the Telehealth guides m including an Arabic translation, please paste the link below and follow the download prompts. https://www.crenewbornmedicine.org.au/for-families/resources-for-download/