Telerehab resources for practitioners

A best practice guide to telerehabilitation

Useful general resources

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Articles and guidance on implementing telehealth in practice. You need to register to access full articles but this is free.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Guidelines for video consultations (focuses on Skype but applicable to a range of platforms)

British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO)

Guidance on virtual patient assessments for prosthetists and orthotists including decision tools

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)

Library of digital physiotherapy resources, including guidance on GDPR, face-to-face vs. remote decision-making, digital physiotherapy case studies including interviews with top tips and more.

Physio First

Simple but comprehensive guide to remote consultations, including governance issues and how to set up video consultations

Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)

Guidance on remote consultation and triaging.

Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)

Guidance on digital occupational therapy.

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)

Useful telehealth resource for a range of practitioners, not just speech and language therapists. Includes guidance on consent, information governance, selecting a platform and ‘how-to’ guides, with links to national guidance and other resources.

University of Oxford and Barts Health NHS Trust

Guides to video consultations in the NHS (including accessible guides for patients).