Providing Patient Care in a Pandemic

Please consult this page and CASLPO’s COVID-19 Information Page regularly for the latest information and for revisions to the Pandemic Practice Advice documents.

Always weigh the risk of seeing patients in-person and the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Consider continuing to provide all, or some, patient services virtually.  If you are seeing the patient in-person, please follow the advice in these Pandemic Practice Advice documents.

Pandemic Practice Advice Topics

  1. General Infection Prevention and Control
  2. Point of Care Risk Assessment
  3. COVID-19 Screening
  4. Personal Protective Equipment including the Ministry's PPE Supplier Directory
  5. Physical Distance in the Clinic and Community
  6. Additional and Continued Virtual Care
  7. Office and Clinic Cleaning
  8. Equipment and Materials Cleaning
  9. Assessment and Treatment Adaptations
  10. Sound Booth Cleaning
  11. Flow Chart - Preparing for Restart of Services, Employers, Clinics and Business Owners
  12. Flow Chart - Providing Patient Care in A Pandemic

Questions and Answers (FAQs)

Signs and Poster Links



COVID-19 Town Hall (May 28, 2020)
Audiology Practice in a Pandemic (June 23, 2020)
Speech-Language Pathology Practice in a Pandemic (June 25, 2020)
SLP and Audiology Services in Schools (August 27, 2020)
This website is intended to provide information to the public and registrants. Should there be difference in documentation previously distributed to CASLPO registrants, it is up to the registrant to source the latest version posted on the CASLPO website. Note: the term "member" and "registrant" are used interchangeably throughout CASLPO's website and documents. Both terms are synonymous to "member" as defined in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, 1991, and the Regulations under those Acts.