Why Accreditation Should Matter to You
Briarwood Detox Center is a Joint Commission-accredited facility, meaning you can trust us to provide:
- The highest-quality drug and alcohol detox treatment available.
- A comfortable facility that provides the utmost safety and care.
- Trusted, experienced professionals who prioritize your health and well-being above all else.
Our accreditation is an outward commitment to ongoing excellence and the highest standards in every area of client treatment, care, and internal processes. Accreditation is not mandatory for detox facilities, but our voluntary pursuit of this helps us measure, assess and improve our performance while continually providing the safest, highest-quality care available.
History of The Joint Commission
This independent, nonprofit organization was founded in 1951 to ensure safe and exceptional healthcare treatment for the public by evaluating organizations such as hospitals, behavioral health centers, laboratories and other similar entities in the industry. The Joint Commission is the oldest and largest accrediting organization for healthcare providers and offers certification and accreditation to thousands of programs and organizations in the United States. The gold seal of approval is a nationally-recognized symbol of excellence.
Joint Commission Standards
To be accredited or certified by The Joint Commission, a facility must meet certain measurable performance standards. The standards that distinguish Joint Commission-approved facilities are developed by knowledgeable experts in the health care field and focus on the facility functions that impact the safety and quality of care for each patient. These standards are continually updated to reflect the advancements in modern health care and accredited facilities receive valuable quality improvement tools to encourage ongoing excellence and improvement.