We are pleased to announce that Central West Orthopaedic & Sports Physiotherapy – Blacktown has been awarded accreditation by Australia’s most comprehensive not-for-profit accreditation organisation, Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) for the quality and safety of our health service.
Accreditation provides quality and performance assurance for patients and is a tool to measure and improve performance and outcomes.Accreditation is based on the Australian Physiotherapy Association Standards for Physiotherapy Practices (8th Edition: 2011 Update) which encompass the rights and needs of patients, practice services, practice management, physical environment and quality physiotherapy. These Standards aim to help private sector physiotherapy practices to deliver safe, high quality health care and embrace continuous quality improvement as good business practice.
The Standards provide a basis for excellence in clinical care and practice operations, including:
■Respect for the individual
■Sound risk management, and
Each client can be confident they will receive the highest standard of care in a safe and effective manner.