Date of Completion


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy




This descriptive cross-sectional quantitative study aimed to determine the maturity level of telerehabilitation technology in selected private and public hospitals and clinics in the National Capital Region (NCR), District IV. Telerehabilitation in the Philippines emerged as a new discipline due to COVID-19, which were noted with challenges. Thus, six domains were utilized from the modified PAHO and WHO tool in the local context. This consisted of organizational readiness, process, digital environment, human resources, regulatory issues, and expertise, which are key indicators for the maturity of level. With this, the purpose of this study is to contribute literature regarding telerehabilitation in the country and its maturity level.

A non-probability purposive sampling was used to obtain 3 eligible participants who were screened to answer the restructured tool through Google Forms. The data revealed that the selected private and public hospitals and clinic are in the beginning level of maturity, which lead to minimal progress in establishing the necessary steps to an efficient telerehabilitation. Considerable factors that may be signified to the overall result composed of identified factors such as lack of protocol and guidelines, organizational, human and technical issues that are present in the country’s adoption of this emerging discipline of healthcare delivery in an online setting.

First Advisor

Aranella D. Villaluz