COVID-19 has quickly changed the face of allied health, speech pathology included. In this period of uncertainty and change our Talkshop team has been busily working to make sure our clients can maintain routines and a sense of normality. This includes extending our telehealth service from our interstate clients to our local clients who we would normally see in person.
Many people are still uncertain about the ins and outs of Telehealth and how it could work for them. Essentially, telehealth refers to the application of telecommunications to deliver clinical services at a distance by linking clinician to client or caregiver for the purpose of assessment or therapy (SPA, 2014).
We are now 2 weeks into the telehealth transition. Here, we attempt to answer some of the most commonly asked questions in our clinic in this post.