Understanding the Perspectives of Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy Assistants (PTAs) in Home Care Regarding the Introduction of Physiotherapy Assistants into Home Care in Ontario

Research Area: Clinical and Health Services Excellence


Brief Abstract:

Physiotherapy Assistants (PTAs) have recently been introduced into home care as a response to a growing and aging population, as well as an increase in community-based healthcare services. In this study, the aim is to explore the experiences of home care physiotherapists and PTAs regarding the recent introduction of PTAs into home care. The findings will inform ways to optimize the integration of PTAs into the home care setting and improve clinical care and experience.


Contact Information:

Sandra McKay, PhD
Director of Research
VHA Home HealthCare
416-489-2500 x 2208
E-mail: smckay@vha.ca


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