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21 October 2020

Ask Kelly: COVID-19 and Telehealth Services

Welcome to Ask Kelly. The current COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on how we live, work, learn and interact. While we have been offering a free telehealth service here at CPSN for quite a while now, COVID-19 has seen in a rise in the use of telehealth to access a wide range of medical care and therapies. So, I wanted to explore more about telehealth, what it is, and how you can benefit from it during this time of isolation.
04 August 2020

Do you have the right physiotherapist for you?

Physiotherapy was a weekly fixture for the first 18 years of my life. It became cloaked by a sense of normalcy, and sometimes it even attracted curiosity or scorn from my peers in school. When I turned 18, all my connections to allied health were cut.
27 July 2020

Ask Kelly – Face coverings and infection control

From 11:59pm on Sunday 2 August 2020, all Victorians must wear a face covering when they leave home, no matter where they live. In this edition of Ask Kelly, I thought I would share the most common questions I’ve been asked about masks so far, as well as provide some resources about disposable and fabric face masks.
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Diagram showing liquid soap being squirted onto a hand
07 July 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Helpful Resources

CPSN is committed to supporting our community of members, participants, support workers and colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic. With so much information currently circulating, we want to provide you with the following links, which are up-to-date and reputable health resources.
03 July 2020

Ask Kelly: Oral Health and Dental Care

A few months ago – pre Covid-19, I outlined some information on dysphagia and drooling. Maintaining oral health can be challenging for people who have CP, for many reasons, which I’ll discuss in this month’s edition of Ask Kelly.

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