Priority 9 from the Physiotherapy PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How is patient progress and/or the results of physiotherapy treatment measured? How is service performance measured and checked? (JLA PSP Priority 9)
Overall ranking 9
JLA question ID 0061/9
Explanatory note This question asks how physiotherapists currently measure and record individual patient progress and wider therapy results.  All stakeholders (patients, carers, physiotherapists and other health professionals) were involved in the creation of this question. Specific questions ranged from measuring results in specific fields like palliative care or mental health, to more generally. Patients also questioned how physiotherapists measured the ‘self-managing’ patient i.e. those patients doing Physiotherapy exercises without regular input from a physiotherapist. 

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Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How is functional improvement measured by physiotherapists?  How are patient desired functional improvements identified within treatment? [Question ID 1590, Clinical and Research Physiotherapist]
Submitted by Question submitted 11 times across all groups of people
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0061
PSP name Physiotherapy
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 65  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 7 February 2018