2017 Standards for Behavioral Health Care

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Continuous compliance starts with behavioral health care staff who know what The Joint Commission requires and this manual provides you with direct access to the elements of performance for the standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and Accreditation Participation Requirements (APRs) for any behavioral health care organization. The portable, abridged 2017 Standards for Behavioral Health Care makes a perfect reference guide handy in meetings, for orientation and training, and as a practical overview of the Joint Commission s accreditation requirements. Please note: This book is truly an abridged version of the Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Behavioral Health Care. It contains all the applicable standards and elements of performance, but the accreditation process information chapters with accreditation policies and procedures, initiatives, and summaries ARE NOT INCLUDED. Key Topics: Gold tab standards, National Patient Safety Goals, and Accreditation Participation Requirements chapters effective January 1, 2017, including changes related to the 2012 Life Safety CodeĀ® requirements and opioid treatment programs as well as the introduction of standards for permanent housing support services and residential and outpatient eating support programs A Glossary defining key terms used in the Joint Commission standards Standards applicability grid to identify those requirements that apply to your behavioral health care setting Does NOT INCLUDE the following: The Accreditation Process, Sentinel Event Policy, The Quality Report, Required Written Documentation, and other blue tab accreditation process information chapters from the comprehensive manual Key Features: Abridged version of the comprehensive manual only gold tab scored standards chapters included Icons to identify risk areas addressed in the FSA and documentation requirements Tabs allow you to find exactly what you need when you need it Softcover, spiral-bound book Key Audience: Staff working on accreditation, safety, or quality improvement in organizations that provide mental health services, substance use treatment services, foster care services, programs or services for children and youth, child welfare, services for individuals with eating disorders, services for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities of various ages and in various organized service or program settings, case management services, peer-based recovery services, prevention and wellness promotion services, corrections-based services, opioid treatment programs, permanent housing support services, and residential and outpatient eating support programs If you d prefer a manual with Joint Commission accreditation process information that can be updated with replacement pages, consider the 2017 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Behavioral Health Care.