Tele-Rehab and COVID-19

Updated: May 14, 2020
Rehab Care Alliance Tele-Rehab Webinar (May 13, 2020) This webinar shares experiences from providers across the province with implementing tele-rehab and includes:
  • Key considerations and enablers of using tele-rehab
  • Practical tips for setting up tele-rehab quickly
  • Learnings from those in the field who have implemented tele-rehab in individual and group formats.
COVID-19 Virtual Care Toolkit (May 8, 2020) Complimentary toolkit published by Accreditation Canada and Health Standards Organization. Provides considerations for patients, health professionals and digital teams involved in virtual care.
Future-proofing cardiac rehabilitation: Transitioning services to telehealth during COVID-19 (April 23, 2020) Letter to the Editor. 
How to Conduct an Outpatient Telemedicine Rehabilitation or Prehabilitation Visit (April 15, 2020) Outlines the components of an outpatient telemedicine visit for physiatrists with a particular focus on an adapted virtual physical examination. Includes a description of the general approach to the visit, reviews definitions of terms commonly used in telemedicine, and offers tips for optimizing the encounter.