Table 5

Summary of themes identified during qualitative analysis of article recommendations

Analysis themesDescription
Administrative recommendationsAdvice revolved around administrative duties, such as record keeping, technology maintenance or data security.
 Client specific
 Technology specific
 Data security
ChallengesChallenges that providers may encounter when conducting telerehabilitation services.
 Care provision
 Social factors
 Technology issues
GovernanceEthical advice, such as client consent and/or assessing confidentiality.
Support mechanismsAdvice that emphasised the important role of support from various sources involved in providing telerehabilitation care to the client.
 Provider assistants
 Non-clinical staff
Technology improvementsSuggestions that may improve the use and function of a telerehabilitation technology.
COVID-19Actions providers are advised to conduct to address COVID-19 risks.