Turning Point Treatment Center, Inc. is one of only 6% of the nation’s behavioral health treatment programs that have earned the coveted JCAHO accreditation.
The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations only gives this prestigious stamp-of-approval to the highest quality providers of healthcare in the nation. JCAHO is the standard-bearer in healthcare facilities, which assures the consumer that the accredited facility has achieved and continually maintains clinical and professional practices, which are superior in its specialized field of treatment.
Turning Point Treatment Center, Inc. ACHIEVES BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE
ACCREDITATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION
Mission Viejo, CA – April 10, 2018 – Turning Point Treatment Center, Inc. today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care.
Turning Point Treatment Center, Inc. underwent a rigorous onsite survey on (date). During the review, compliance with behavioral health care standards related to several areas, including care, treatment, and services; environment of care; leadership; and screening procedures for the early detection of imminent harm was evaluated. Onsite observations and interviews also were conducted.
Established in 1969, The Joint Commission’s Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program currently accredits more than 2,250 organizations for a three-year period. Accredited organizations provide treatment and services within a variety of settings across the care continuum for individuals who have mental health, addiction, eating disorder, intellectual/developmental disability, and/or child-welfare related needs.
“Joint Commission accreditation provides behavioral health care organizations with the processes needed to improve in a variety of areas related to the care of individuals and their families,” said Julia Finken, RN, BSN, MBA, CSSBB, CPHQ, executive director, Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program, The Joint Commission. “We commend Turning Point Treatment Center, Inc. for its efforts to elevate the standard of care it provides and to instill confidence in the community it serves.”
“Turning Point Treatment Center, Inc. is pleased to receive Behavioral Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation,” added Jeff Benon, President of Turning Point Treatment Center, Inc. “Staff from across the organization continue to work together to develop and implement approaches and strategies that have the potential to improve care for those in our community.”
The Joint Commission’s behavioral health care standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, quality improvement measurement experts, and individuals and their families. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organizations measure, assess and improve performance.