A critical part of opening an addiction and mental health treatment center is ensuring that you have the correct accreditations. Doing so ensures that your patients and clients know that your treatment center provides the highest level of care. At Southworth Associates, we can assist both established programs and start-ups with preparing for CARF and Joint Commission accreditation. Whether you are already accredited and facing a follow-up inspection or routine inspection, or a first-time inspection, we can help. To learn more about our Joint Commission and CARF accreditation consulting services, reach out to Southworth Associates today by calling (866) 460-9014.
About Our CARF and Joint Commission Accreditation Services
Preparing an addiction or mental health treatment facility for a Joint Commission or CARF evaluation can be quite a challenge. The period leading up to the evaluation can be stressful and time-consuming. Furthermore, if you do not prepare properly, your treatment center may not receive the accreditation you so desired.
When you contact Southworth Associates, we help you navigate this evaluation with surety and readiness. As a consultant service with expertise in CARF and Joint Commission accreditation, we have the tools to ensure that your treatment center is ready for the assessment and able to pass with flying colors.
We have based our preparation services for CARF and Joint Commission assessments on a strategy that has consistently proven to get results. With several decades of experience in the world of addiction treatment and compliance consulting, we’re able to identify the standards you need to attain, including:
- Type of service
- Type of patient population
- Staff to patient ratio
In short, Southworth Associates is able to provide customized consultations and staff training to improve your facility. We’ll identify areas in the spectrums of safety, quality of care, and environment to ensure that both your patients and staff are safe throughout the treatment process.
What Our Joint Commission and CARF Accreditation Services Provide
One of the most critical elements of our accreditation services is the fact that we provide extensive education and training for your employees. In doing so, we ensure that they’re ready for any situations that they may encounter and can operate at their best during the evaluation. We also help you create appropriate policies and procedures. We will help you document each of these in a clear and understandable format so that your staff will understand what you’re asking of them.
Furthermore, we know that your staff can make your facility fantastic or make it a chore to come to work each day. Therefore, we provide strategic hiring services to ensure that you have staff that has the knowledge and training to assist your patients. We’ll even assist in designing your organization so that it operates correctly and without extraneous services that prevent you from getting work done in a quick and cost-effective way.
In addition, to make sure you’re prepared for your evaluation, we’ll help you run mock evaluations. These drills can help you see through the eyes of the evaluator and fix any details that aren’t quite up to par.
Call Southworth Associates Today
When you reach out to Southworth Associates, you’ll find that we can assist you throughout the process of opening your addiction treatment center. We offer a range of consulting services, including:
- Organizational design
- Billing services assistance
- Program development
- Business development strategy
- Admission protocol training
You don’t have to feel overwhelmed by the CARF and Joint Commission accreditation process. When you get in touch with Southworth Associates, we can take the guesswork out of the process. Contact Southworth Associates today at (866) 460-9014 for more information about our consulting services.