The Joint Commission’s Behavioral Health Care Accreditation program started surveying for its new housing support services standards July 1.
The Survey Analysis for Evaluating Risk™ (SAFER™) is a transformative approach for identifying and communicating risk levels associated with deficiencies cited during surveys. The additional information related to risk provided by the SAFER Matrix™ helps organizations prioritize and focus corrective actions.
An important aspect of planning a change is making sure that everyone is on the same page about a project. The 15 Words tool helps define a project by challenging team members to think about the key words and phrases that are most important.
Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of death per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and has been the cause of more deaths than traffic accidents and homicides on an annual basis.
Coming up, Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Accreditation staff will be at the Behavioral Health Care Conference.