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Table 3 Organizational models (n = 201)

From: Physiotherapy practice in the private sector: organizational characteristics and models

Organizational model Main characteristics of organizations % of organizations
Model 1-Solo practice o 1 provider 23.4
o 1–2 types of providers*  
o No secretary/ receptionist  
o Located in provider’s home  
Model 2- Middle-scale multiprovider practice o 2–10 providers 44.8
o 3–6 types of providers  
o Presence of secretary (ies)/receptionist (s)  
o Located in building with organization only or multiple businesses/organizations  
Model 3- Large scale multiprovider practice o ≥ 11 providers 22.9
o ≥ 7 types of providers  
o Presence of secretary (ies)/receptionist (s)  
o Located in sport center/school or other location  
Model 4- Mixed Practices/structure 9.0
  1. *One provider could work under more than one professional title (e.g. physiotherapists and osteopath).