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APA calling for a nationally consistent approach to accessing physiotherapy care

While the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) fully supports government measures to control COVID-19, including warranted lockdown restrictions, the APA is calling for a nationally c

Physical health of people with dementia neglected with tragic consequences

Accidental falls are a leading cause of death in people living with dementia, yet less than 0.25 per cent of the $3 billion dementia health budget is spent on care that can prevent them.

APA calls for more rural physiotherapy to address unmet need

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has called on the Federal Government for stronger national policy action to increase access to rural physiotherapy and allied health services

You can get your hair done but you can’t see your physio in regional Victoria

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling on the Andrews Government to urgently reconsider their very limited easing of restrictions in private practice allied healthcare in

Talk ‘With Your Physio’ to help treat chronic health conditions

The Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) ‘With Your Physio’ campaign is designed to inform the more than 11 million Australians who live with chronic health conditions on a daily ba

Face to face care crucial for those who need it

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has raised concerns with the Victorian Government about the impact of the ongoing restrictions which severely limit access to physiotherapy ca

Olympic Games shows benefits of collaborative health care

With the media focus of Tokyo 2020 on Australia’s haul of 46 medals and countless other amazing performances, it is important to reflect on the complete Olympic journey and the vital role s

Mandating Physiotherapy in residential aged care critical for older Australians

In a joint letter to the Federal Government, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), and the four largest providers of practitioners in the allied health sector are proposing a solu

Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) achieves record membership numbers

The Australian Physiotherapy Association’s (APA) realisation of the historic milestone of 30,000 members has been praised by National President Scott Willis as a testament to the Associatio

Mental Health Committee told physiotherapists must be included in mental health reform

Speaking before the Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention on 26 July, Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) National President, Scott Willis outlined the vital role physiotherapy training plays in multidisciplinary and inter-disciplinary care, but emphasised how Australia’s mental health system limits this care by not properly investing in, and promoting, team based care.

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