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