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Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

Natchaug Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission for meeting national standards in health care quality and safety in both the areas of Behavior Health Care and Hospitals. 

A team of Joint Commission expert surveyors visit Natchaug Hospital every three years and evaluate it for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of individuals served and families, including infection prevention and control, leadership, and medication management. 

Natchaug Hospital voluntarily participates in the assessment and has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™, which is valid for up to three years.

The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts, providers, measurement experts, individuals served and their families. The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.