Turning Tides Treatment Center Receives Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 General News
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Jacksonville's only eating disorder treatment center achieves highest standard for level of care

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 06, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Turning Tides Eating Disorder Treatment Center announces it has

earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of ApprovalŪ for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of ApprovalŪ is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective care.

Turning Tides underwent a rigorous onsite survey on October 2-3, 2018. "Joint Commission accreditation provides behavioral health care organizations with the processes needed to improve in a variety of areas related to the care of individuals and their families," said Julia Finken, RN, BSN, MBA, CSSBB, CPHQ, executive director, Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program, The Joint Commission. "We commend Turning Tides for its efforts to elevate the standard of care it provides and to instill confidence in the community it serves."

"Treating our patients with quality and excellent care for eating disorders is our first priority," added Robert Yagoda, Founder and Clinical Director. "Turning Tides is pleased to receive Behavioral Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation. We are now the only eating disorder treatment center in the entire state north of Orlando that is accredited by the Joint Commission."

Turning Tide's multi-disciplinary staff works together to develop and implement evidence-based strategies to ensure lasting recovery for their clients.

The Joint Commission's behavioral health care standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, quality improvement measurement experts, and individuals and their families. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organizations measure, assess and improve performance.

About Turning Tides Located in Jacksonville Beach, Turning Tides Eating Disorder Treatment Center is Greater Jacksonville's first eating disorder treatment center administrating evidenced-driven, client-centric care that heals and ensuring a long-lasting recovery. The intimate environment provides a peaceful and safe place for eating disorder recovery. Turning Tides proudly serves all genders and both adolescents (12-17) and adults (18+). For a free and confidential assessment call (904) 947-0531. Turning Tides staff welcomes an opportunity to speak to community organizations such as the PTA, religious groups, teen centers, high-school community organization groups, hospital and nursing staff, and area professional organizations. For more information visit, http://www.turningtidesed.com.

The Joint Commission Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at http://www.jointcommission.org.


SOURCE Turning Tides Eating Disorder Treatment Center

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