The Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association (NSPA) is the voice and advocate for physiotherapists, physiotherapy support personnel, and physiotherapy students in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. As a provincial branch of a unified and proactive national organization, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA), NSPA draws on expertise and resources from across Canada and in all areas of physiotherapy practice to:
Provide services to our members;
Advocate for physiotherapy with government, payors (such as WCB or other insurers), and other stakeholders; and
Help the public to understand the role and benefits of physiotherapy in maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle; for preventing or recovering from disease or disability; and for maximizing quality of life for Nova Scotians of all ages and physical abilities.
The Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association (NSPA) provides leadership and direction to Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) members in the province of Nova Scotia and supports the mission of the CPA to foster excellence in practice, education and research and promote high standards of health in Canada.
Excellence The voice of physiotherapy is grounded in evidence, best practice, and clearly articulated policies which advance the profession in Canada and internationally.
Unity NSPA and CPA’s voice is strong and clear, expressed by a vibrant leadership, supported by an informed and unified membership.
Voice Physiotherapy is viewed as an essential health service; our voice is sought and respected within the health debate in Canada.
OUR STRATEGIC PLAN
NSPA is in the development stages of a new 5 year strategic plan. The plan will guide the Board in determining priorities and allocating resources. Once finalized the plan will be posted to this section of the website.
NSPA's Annual Reports can be found below:
2012 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report
2008 Annual Report