This page provides evidence-based recommendations to better support families as they prepare for telerehab. Each section presents clear, practical, and comprehensive information to assist and streamline preparation.
AcTo Dementia (EN)
AcTo Dementia provides recommendations and guidance on accessible touchscreen apps for people living with dementia. This website is an ideal resource for anyone with a diagnosis of dementia, or anyone looking to support a person with a diagnosis, to find and use apps on a tablet computer for entertainment. We are a group of university researchers unaffiliated with any app developers and all of our recommendations have been through an evidence-based review process.
Alzheimer Scotland (EN)
A space where people with dementia, families and supporters can come together to explore ways of living well with dementia.
Best practices - Use of telehealth equipment for communication between users and those close to them (FR)
by Réseau Québécois de la Télésanté (RQT)
In the context of COVID-19, visits to institutions are restricted or even completely suspended. It is therefore necessary to set up means of communication to maintain a link between users and their families. Technological communication tools and equipment used in telehealth could be used by both users and clinicians.
Breast and Bone Health (EN)
Bone health during and after breast cancer treatment. Bone loss can be a side effect of certain types of breast cancer treatment. The Breast and Bone Health Program is a comprehensive online support resource for women affected by breast cancer. This program offers tips and hands-on tools to assist you in optimizing your bone health.
Can I do therapy over the computer? - What is telerehab and how can it help you? (EN)
by Toronto Rehab Telerehab Toolkit
Telerehab, Telerehabilitation, Rehab through Telehealth, Virtual Rehab... what is it and how can it help you? Please watch this video to find out. Clips of actual telerehab sessions are included.
CancerConnection.ca (from the Canadian Cancer Society) is an online community which helps people with cancer and their loved ones share their experiences and build supportive relationships.
Capsules Vidéo Pour Patients (FR)
This page contains general information video presentations on telehealth for patients and caregivers. These short videos present the benefits of virtual health care and provide a better understanding of what these services are and how they work.
Cardiac College™ (EN)
The Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Program at Toronto Rehab helps people live and thrive with heart disease. If you had a heart attack, heart surgery, valve surgery, an angioplasty, an arrhythmia, angina or other heart conditions, this prog?ram can help you.
Checklist for Patients (EN)
A patient checklist for technology and things that will be needed for a remote appointment.
Coffre à Outils Pour le Patient et sa Famille (FR)
The toolkit includes documents, guides and videos to help you learn about virtual meeting applications. Select the application that applies to you and consult the documents that correspond to your needs.
Constant Therapy (EN)
Speech, language, and cognitive therapy exercises you can work on when you want, wherever you want. Constant Therapy was created by a team of neuroscientists and clinicians from Boston University who believe that technology can improve access to therapy for people living with speech, language and cognitive conditions.
Cool Little Kids Online (EN)
Cool Little Kids Online is an online program for Australian parents of shy or anxious young children aged 3 to 6 years. Cool Little Kids Online is a web-based program designed to increase your knowledge and build practical skills.
COVID-19 Cancer Patient Support Hub (EN)
Through a collaborative effort by 13 patient groups from across Canada, the new COVID-19 Cancer Patient Support Hub offers people living with cancer in Canada, their families and caregivers access to a variety of timely and relevant wrap around supports, in one central website that focuses on COVID-19 related information.
Getting Online for People with Aphasia (EN)
This guide is for people with aphasia as well as their family and friends. It has information about getting online and using technology.
Loud and Clear (EN)
This app was designed by an SLP to bring voice fitness to individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease. Loud and Clear gives people easy access to low-cost, clinical quality voice exercises anywhere and anytime.
Microsoft Teams : Procédure de déchiffrement d’un courriel (FR)
To ensure the confidentiality and security of your personal information, some of the emails you receive from your health care professionals will be encrypted. You will therefore have to decrypt the email in order to view the information received.
Pain Map (EN)
Pain Map has been designed to help you quickly find accurate, and specific information and advice for your problem. Work through our Physiotherapist-designed Symptoms Checker and we'll give you a probable diagnosis, explain that, give you some advice on how you can start tackling the pain right away. We'll even recommend some low cost products that can help, and suggest a Therapist in your area that can help you.
Patient Guide for Teams Virtual Visit (EN)
Your health professional invites you to a virtual visit using Microsoft Teams. Here are some tips on how to make this virtual visit a positive experience. Developed from the Reseau Quebecois de la Télésanté (RQT).
Preparing For Your First Telerehab Session - What Patients Need to Know (EN)
by Toronto Rehab Telerehab Toolkit
What do I need to do prepare for my first telerehab session? What should I wear? How should I set up my home? Watch this video to help get you, your home and your camera ready for virtual physiotherapy, particularly if your session involves movement and exercise.
Services cliniques en télésanté – Patient (FR)
This section allows patients involved with one of the provincial telehealth services to obtain information on how the service works, the technology used, the tools and how-to documents, and the technical support available.
Soins Virtuels Pour Patients (FR)
La télésanté a pour objectif de rendre accessibles des services cliniques à distance à des patients, de manière sécurisée et en utilisant les technologies de l’information. Cette page du CIUSSS Centre-Ouest-de-L'Île-de-Montréal offre de l’information et des outils au sujet de la télésanté.
Telehealth Strategies to Support Patients and Families Across the Cancer Trajectory (EN)
The purpose of this review is to present common foundational principles for providing clinical cancer care via telehealth, followed by an overview of three distinct examples of comprehensive telehealth programs that have been developed to meet the needs of patients and families across the cancer trajectory, including survivorship, rehabilitation, and palliative care phases.
Telerehabilitation and Autism Spectrum Disorder- Patient and Family Information (EN)
by TELEREHUB Child
A summary of telerehabilitation treatments for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders and their families.
Type 1 Diabetes, Virtual Care, and COVID-19 (EN)
Diabetes Canada is delighted to invite you to a special webinar presentation for individuals living with type 1 diabetes and their caregivers. We will be hosting a dynamic conversation on virtual care for type 1 diabetes during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, offering diverse perspectives from distinguished presenters. In addition to learning more about options for virtual care, this webinar will provide an opportunity to ask the experts about your concerns, understand the importance of the latest technologies, and access key resources.
Virtual Care Security Tips for Patients (EN)
by The California Telehealth Resource Center (CTRC)
Virtual care offers patients convenience, flexibility, and reduced costs. To ensure your information is secure, consider the following safeguards.
WebMD Pain Coach (EN)
The new WebMD Pain Coach offers a holistic approach to balancing lifestyle with chronic pain conditions to help inspire a better day. This mobile companion can help users navigate daily health and wellness choices so they can better manage chronic pain.
Your Virtual Visit: What You Need to Know (EN)
This document about virtual visits was developed by the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) for patients.