Joint Commission awards Gold Standard of Care
Oxford Treatment Center Recognized by The Joint Commission for Providing Gold Standard of Care
The Joint Commission recently awarded Oxford Treatment Center its Gold Seal of Approval® , an internationally recognized symbol for healthcare quality. This distinction signifies that Oxford Treatment Center has achieved Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating its compliance with performance standards that reflect its commitment to providing safe and effective care.
Located in Lafayette County, Oxford Treatment Center is a leading provider of drug and alcohol treatment services, offering a full continuum of care, including medical detox, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, outpatient care and a recovery residence. To learn about the services offered, visit https://www.oxfordtreatment.com/program/
To obtain accreditation, Oxford underwent an extensive review process, which included a rigorous on-site survey. The facility demonstrated compliance with behavior healthcare standards related to several areas including care, treatment and services; environment and care; leadership; and screening procedures for early detection of imminent harm.
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.
“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 Oxford Treatment Center for its efforts to elevate the standard of care it provides and to instill confidence in the community it serves.”
“We’ve built our treatment model around established best practices and guidelines that lead to the best outcomes for our patients,” said Mark Sawyer, CEO of Oxford Treatment Center. “Achieving this accreditation is a testament to the high-quality care our staff provides every day and our ongoing commitment to clinical excellence.”