Telehealth can support allied health service delivery in metropolitan, regional and remote settings as a valuable adjunct to face-to-face care.
Telehealth and allied health services
Information and examples of allied health telehealth services:
- Allied Health Professions’ Office of Queensland workforce redesign (available to Queensland Health staff only)
- Allied Health Telehealth Capacity Building: Scoping Project - Completion Report (PDF 2457 kB)
Safety and quality
Clinical governance (PDF 597 kB) is required to support the delivery of safe, effective, high-quality telehealth services. This includes clearly documented processes to support risk assessment and management. This may include application or adaptation of existing clinical governance processes to the telehealth setting.
Telehealth training, guides and tools
- The Cunningham Centre Allied Health Telehealth Training Package is available to Queensland Health staff via the online enrolment portal, and to external users by contacting the Allied Health Education and Training team.
- Queensland Health telehealth information and resources for services and consumers
- Queensland Health Allied Health Telehealth Evaluation Resource Guide
- Agency for Clinical Innovation telehealth resources (NSW Government)
- Telehealth Starter Kit (Victorian Government)
- Telehealth Hub Digital Health CRC
- University of Queensland Centre for Online Health
- Australasian Telehealth Society
- Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH)
- Research evidence to support translation into practice
Specific client groups or services
- Telepractice Dysphagia Assessment Service
- Tele-rehabilitation in the home
- Resources for specific client groups from peak bodies, professional associations and disease-specific foundations such as Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities, Clinical Oncology Society of Australia and the Stroke Foundation.