Media Release – QIP Accredited

Top Quality Physiotherapy Practice Blackwood Physiotherapy Sports and Spinal has been recognised for the quality and safety of their service with the award of accreditation by Quality Innovation Performance (QIP).   QIP is Australia’s most comprehensive not-for-profit accreditation organisation, dedicated to delivering accreditation and support services to a diverse range of organisations including physiotherapy practices, diagnostic imaging services, dental practices and community services.

“Accreditation is a major achievement and a clear demonstration that Blackwood Physiotherapy Sports and Spinal is committed to providing Blackwood and surrounding suburbs with access to high quality health services,” Mr Gary Smith, Chair of QIP, said today.

“Striving to continually improve how you support your patients to get the best health outcomes should be commended, and QIP congratulates Blackwood Physiotherapy Sports and Spinal on reaching this benchmark”, he said.

QIP accreditation is based on national standards that are set by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA). The APA is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients.   To achieve an endorsement of accreditation, Blackwood Physiotherapy Sports and Spinal has demonstrated that they meet all requirements of the APA Standards.   Matt Walls & Simon Ebert said accreditation was attained through cooperation, commitment and communication amongst staff members.

“Everyone in the practice played a valuable role in ensuring we met the Standards. The recognition of working in an accredited practice gives our dedicated staff a feeling of accomplishment and pride.”

“Blackwood Physiotherapy Sports and Spinal is proud to display the QIP accredited symbol at our practice” said Matt Walls.

“We want to communicate to our clients that their well-being is our priority. QIP accreditation shows we are committed to providing quality care based on professional Standards,” said Simon Ebert.

Blackwood Physiotherapy Sports and Spinal, located at 194 Main Road, Blackwood, offers a range of physiotherapy services including Sports Injuries, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Work Conditioning, Workers Compensation, Veteran Affairs, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Enhanced Primary Care (EPC), Musculoskeletal Assessments, Custom Made Orthotics, Education, GaitScan & Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging (RUSI).

Contact: Matt Walls and Simon Ebert, Principals on Ph: 8278 4476 For further information on QIP, please visit or phone 1300 888 329.