Using a secure online platform, our clients can participate in occupational therapy, counselling, physiotherapy and kinesiology services from the convenience of their home. Virtual Therapy services can be used as an adjunct to regular in-person rehabilitation or as a primary mode of service delivery, depending on the client’s needs and location. Our clinicians apply a sound framework to evaluate what components of their intervention can be delivered via telehealth in a safe and effective manner depending on each client’s unique circumstances.
Client’s Frequently Asked Questions
Why Virtual Therapy?
Virtual therapy, also known as Telehealth allows safe participation in rehabilitation in situations where physical distancing is required, transportation is infeasible or access to local treatment is limited. There is also a growing body of evidence that Telehealth is an effective way to receive treatment.
How does it work?
Sessions are typically 1 hour long, depending on your unique circumstances. Using our telehealth platform is similar to Facetime or other video chatting applications. Our friendly staff will provide simple instructions to get you set up on your phone, tablet or computer. Simply click a link to start your session.
What types of therapy are offered?
Occupational therapy, physiotherapy and kinesiology are available. Services to help you improve or maintain your functioning at home, in your community, or in your workplace can be provided. Telehealth can be used to assist clients with difficulties related to physical, cognitive, or mental health limitations.
How is my privacy protected?
We utilize a secure platform that meets Canadian privacy law requirements. Data is encrypted and we take a number of precautions to prevent unauthorized access to your private session.
What can I expect during my session?
Your time with the clinician typically includes discussion to better understand your difficulties, education to provide strategies to help you improve your functioning, and demonstration of your movements so we can evaluate how your injury or condition is impacting you. Depending on your needs, participation in supervised exercise may also be included.