COVID-19 is presenting an unprecedented challenge. Australians are being asked to take measures that we’ve never had to before.
You may be wondering how this affects your physiotherapy treatment?
The Prime Minister has confirmed specifically that physiotherapy is deemed an essential service. In addition, the Health Minister also encouraged private practices to remain open, as it will reduce demand on general practice and the hospitals, if patients can still see their physiotherapist for their musculoskeletal and acute care management.
As such, Fit As A Physio is currently staying open to continue offering quality care to my clients.
There are many things I am doing as a registered health professional to minimise risk of exposure, through rigorous hygiene practices, and patient screening to keep you safe. So, you are welcome to come in for your treatment, subject to the following screening process:
If you answer “yes” to any of the above:
PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS BY STAYING HOME AND CONTACTING YOUR LOCAL GP.
I have completed the Department of Health's "COVID-19 Infection Control Training". I have reviewed all clinic hygiene practices, to ensure optimal safety and care for every person who attends the clinic and have made the following changes:
Thank you for your cooperation with these measures.
If you are in self-isolation or would prefer to minimise contact in any way, you may like to consult with me via video. "Telehealth" uses technology that’s readily available on your computer or phone to receive assessment, diagnosis, and rehab prescription. FaceTime, Skype, or PhysiApp are easy options. The standard consultation via telehealth is $39/15mins.
If you would like to talk to me about commencing or continuing your physio through Telehealth, please phone 9969 6925, email email@example.com, or book online here.
Stay safe and well.
Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist
Fit As A Physio | MOSMAN
Full article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2019-101611
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