Æ
Font Size:

EKO launches Virtual Care Guide

April 14, 2020

Comprehensive overview offers information, resources & tools

The COVID-19 pandemic presents Ontario’s child development and rehabilitation sector with an unprecedented challenge to provide services virtually, and manage the logistical changes necessary to implement new programs and technologies. Organizations are rapidly reorganizing to ensure kids with disabilities and their families service and support in a virtual-first mode. For some providers technological change has already been reshaping programs, for others digital services are being introduced.

To help organizations make integrate virtual care into their suite of services, Empowered Kids Ontario has created the Virtual Care Guide, a comprehensive resource that addresses the foundational elements services providers should be thinking about when it comes to virtual care. This overview of service delivery in a virtual environment brings together information, resources and tools in one place to address questions big and small—from choosing a virtual care platform, to engaging staff, and supporting clients in new ways. For some it is a place to start, for others the Guide can supplement work that is already underway.

We are all in this together. Virtual care technologies can help Ontario’s child development and rehabilitation sector go above and beyond to respond to the needs of kids with disabilities and their families.

OUR MEMBERS

Children
Cochrane Temiskaming Children's Treatment Centre Logo
KidsAbility Logo
Children’s Treatment Network Logo
Lake Ridge Community Support Services Logo
George Jeffrey Children’s Centre Logo
Niagara Children’s Centre Logo
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Logo
Quinte Children’s Treatment Centre Logo
John McGivney Children’s Centre Logo
CTC Logo
THRIVE Logo
Hands The Family Help Network Logo
Lumenus Community Resources Logo
Lansdowne Children’s Centre Logo
firefly
Mackenzie Health Logo
ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development Logo
TVCC logo
NEO Kids Logo
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority Logo
Hamilton Health Sciences Logo
Surrey Place Logo
Resources for Exceptional Children and Youth Logo
Pathways Health Centre for Children Logo
Five Counties Children’s Centre Logo
One Kids Place Logo
Grandview Kids Logo
CHEO Logo
KidsInclusive Centre for Child and Youth Development Logo