JCAHO Gold Seal Accreditation and Certification

July, 2020 – Water Gap Wellness Programs Achieved The Gold Seal of Approval®  from The Joint Commission

What is The Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission?

Water Gap Wellness Center voluntarily underwent a thorough evaluation by The Joint Commission to see if our programs meet the Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards in delivering quality, safe care.

By meeting these rigorous standards, we proudly received The Gold Seal of Approval® – an internationally recognized symbol of quality and excellence.

The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 22,000 health care programs worldwide and focuses on continually improving health care by setting the highest standards for health care quality throughout the world. In setting the standards, The Joint Commission consults doctors, nurses, and quality and safety experts to review the current standards and make recommendations for improvements.

Accreditation and Certification

Accreditation and certification by The Joint Commission are considered the gold standard in health care.

Achieving accreditation and/or certification means that our staff has made an extra effort to review and improve the key areas that can affect the quality and safety of client care.

To receive accreditation, specially trained health care professionals who are experts in their fields visited Water Gap Wellness Center to conduct a review that monitors how well our staff:

– provide a safe environment for client’s care.

– educate clients about the risks and options regarding diagnosis and treatment.

– protect the client’s rights as a patient.

– evaluate the client’s condition, before, during and after diagnosis and treatment.

– protect client against infection.

– plan for emergency situations.

We are proud to have received accreditation and to be considered among the best of the best, offering excellence in quality and care for our clients.

The Joint Commission’s Mission

To continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.

The Joint Commission enterprise is a global driver of quality improvement and patient safety in health care. Through leading practices, unmatched knowledge and expertise, and rigorous standards, The Joint Commission helps organizations across the continuum of care lead the way to zero harm. The Joint Commission believes in providing the best possible care – every time – to each and every patient.

About WGWC

Water Gap Wellness Center offers expert and compassionate treatment for mental health and substance abuse at our Pennsylvania facility, just outside New Jersey, a short drive from New York. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you today. 

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