Health Workforce Innovations in Response to the COVID Pandemic
Considerations for the delivery of occupational therapy services through electronic means
With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, there is also increased need to employ electronic communication technologies to allow for continuity of OT service provision while protecting the health and safety of the public and health care providers.
The practice and delivery of occupational therapy (OT) services through electronic communication technologies is becoming increasingly prevalent. The use of communication technologies enables increased access to OT services for individuals living in rural and remote areas as well as increased access to unique/specialist OT services for all clients, regardless of where the client or OT/support personnel they supervise are physically located.
The practice and delivery of occupational therapy (OT) services through electronic communication technologies addressed by the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists