Digital Telehealth Network for SA Health Services: Information for Consumers and Carers
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A brochure for consumers and carers on the Digital Telehealth Network
SA Health is committed to providing the best possible care to consumers as close to home as possible. Telerehabilitation services use online video conferencing (telehealth) to deliver rehabilitation services to people in their own homes via an iPad or computer. It also enables most country patients to access specialist care much closer to home at their local health service.
Telerehabilitation services are provided using a secure, encrypted platform and like any face-to-face consultation, your privacy and confidentiality will be safely maintained in a telehealth appointment.
Telerehabilitation services are available to all rehabilitation consumers and carers, where clinically appropriate, including many who may reside in rural and remote areas of South Australia.
Telerehabilitation can be used to provide medical consultations, allied health assessments and therapy and nursing consultations.
See the Accessing telerehabilitation page for details on how you can utilise our services as well as how to prepare yourself for your upcoming Telerehabilitation appointment.
Telerehabilitation does not replace all face-to-face consultation – it works in conjunction with these appointments to reduce:
Telerehabilitation puts you at the centre of your care, empowering you to access rehabilitation services in a way that is convenient to you.
Watch patient stories and testimonials to find out more about the benefits of accessing Telerehabilitation.
In conjunction with your local rehabilitation service, telerehabilitation can be accessed through the following sites:
For more information about telerehabilitation services: