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The Physiotherapy Research Foundation and the advocacy team at the APA came together last year to decide which research topic would be the most beneficial in advocating for the physiotherapy profession. Fortuitously, they settled on telehealth.
Physiotherapists are invited to participate in a research project being led by the Department of Physiotherapy at The University of Melbourne in conjunction with researchers at the University of Queensland and Flinders University and the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
The very first day that physiotherapist Jennifer Hewitt began working in an aged care facility she fell in love with the older population—and she has never looked back. However, frustration at the funding model for physiotherapy in the aged care setting led her to conduct some ground-breaking research.