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Older Australians set to lose physiotherapy care with physiotherapy job losses ahead

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is calling on the Federal Government to clarify how critical physiotherapy care for older Australians will be funded, to allay uncertainty abo

Ninety four year old Nana, one of thousands of Victorians deteriorating under negligent health policy

The State Government’s short sighted and negligent restrictions on access to physiotherapy care in Victoria continues to impact thousands of people across the state, as face to face physiot

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

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

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

Government must commit to funding ongoing preventative care and rehabilitation in residential aged care

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) Position Statement on Aged Ca

  • Jun 08 2021

Position Statement on aged care

Statement by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

June 2021

Australian Physiotherapy Association response to 2021-22 Federal Budget

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the Government’s Budget measures, including increased investment in Residential Aged Care, allied health Rural Generalist Pathways, a

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