The Perth United Soccer Club follows the
Ontario Soccer Concussion Protocol
Requirements for Sport Organizations
Ontario is a national leader in concussion management and prevention. Rowan’s Law (Concussion Safety), 2018 makes it mandatory for sports organizations to:
The new rules requiring the review of Concussion Awareness Resources and Concussion Codes of Conduct came into effect on July 1, 2019.
The rules for removal-from-sport and return-to-sport protocols are expected to be in place by July 1, 2020.
The FIFA SCAT is recognised worldwide as an excellent tool for the identification of concussions and the subsequent steps required in returning a player to full activity. The FIFA SCAT is assessed quadrennial by the FIFA Medical Committee as they gather data and monitor trends on concussions globally. The latest version of the SCAT is known as SCAT 3. Coaches are strongly recommended to familiarize themselves with the FIFA SCAT 3
A more simplified, easy to print out tool:
Pocket CONCUSSION RECOGNITION TOOL –Click Here
The following are links to more information:
Click Here to read more on the Ontario Soccer’s information on concussions (Helpful Resources During Recovery).