Important Update on Coronavirus

During the Coronavirus pandemic, AIM is extending its services to provide online therapy to anyone in Australia.

We welcome you to click HERE for more information or HERE to contact us to book a session online!

Telehealth/Online Appointments

What is Telehealth?

Telehealth is an online video based therapy session.

What options for services do I have?
  • AIM offers online Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Physiotherapy and Psychology assessment and therapy
  • Individual therapy sessions can be 15, 30, 45 or 60 mins.
  • Parent consults/coaching 15, 30, 45, 60 mins.
  • Group therapy: Handwriting groups, Resilient Kids and Teens, Social Skills groups, Motor Skills groups, Lego groups,
  • Home program (half the session caregiver and/ child consult, other half therapist preparation of resources for home therapy to be sent through).
Why choose Telehealth?
  • It allows continuity of care with your therapist.
  • Telehealth consultations have been shown to be effective in achieving therapy goals.
  • You can access therapy sessions from home or wherever you are!
  • You could see your therapist sooner if need be.
Rebates

Please click HERE for more rebates available for telehealth appointments. Please note they are different than in-person therapy.

What do I need?
  • Access to a working printer would be ideal but not necessary.
  • If a handwriting or motor skills assessment is required the following items would be great to have: lined paper used at school, pencil/pen and scissors normally used and a tennis ball (if over 6 years of age) or 10 inch round ball (if under 6 years of age)
  • PCs and Macbooks follow the prompts from the link to Open Zoom. iPhones and iPads need the app “Zoom”.
  • Space in the house appropriate for your therapy session – please contact your therapist if you are unsure.
  • Access to a working printer would be ideal but not necessary.

 

How can AIM help in the telehealth process?

We will have full-time administration ready to help support you through the process to set up and successfully utilise our telehealth therapy service.

Session Payments
  • Fees remain the same for therapy sessions. We have also added a 15min session in for $40. Sessions are likely to be 5-10 mins shorter depending on extent of prep required.
  • If you would like to reduce the length of your session to allow for the reduction in or lack of rebates you are welcome to.
  • Sessions may be 5-10 mins shorter depending on extent of prep required.
  • We require you to set up online payments.
  • The secure payment platform we use is Stripe. The payment for the session will be made following the service provision.
What We Ask
  • A caregiver to be present for all therapy sessions.
  • Please no driving during the tele-therapy session.
  • Please no recording of sessions without the therapist’s permission.
What is the Process?

1.Contact our office to book your childs telehealth appointments.
2.Ensure you are aware of the expected rebate.
3.Try clicking on the link you receive to your child’s therapy session.
4.You will need to download “Zoom” app if you would like to use your phone however we recommend a PC or laptop is used. You can also cast it to your TV if you have a Smart TV, Chromecast or Apple TV.
5.At your scheduled therapy time you will be able to click on the link sent, follow the prompts and your therapy session will begin as soon as your therapist is ready.

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