TitleA workforce planning of physical therapists
ContactL.F.J. (Lud) van der Velden
E.B.A. (Elize) Vis
R. (Ronald) Batenburg
Project descriptionThe workforce and profession of physical therapist is changing. Therefore, new insights in the (future) supply and demand for physical therapists is needed. The research questions are about the (expected) inflow and outflow of physical therapists to and from the labor market, the (expected) demand for physical therapists and the balance between supply and demand to be adjusted by regulating student inflow in the next 10 to 15 years. Analysis of secondary data, conducting a survey amongst physical therapists and organizing focus groups with experts to build planning scenarios A report summarizing the design and results including an advice about the optimal number of physical therapists to be trained.
SubsidiserKoninklijk Nederlands Genootschap voor Fysiotherapie (KNGF)