Riverside Recovery of Tampa Achieves Behavioral Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission

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Tampa based drug & alcohol addiction treatment facility earns Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation from Joint Commission. After rigorous evaluation, the Commission deemed the rehabilitation treatment center to be in compliance with their high standards for patient care and safety.

Riverside Recovery of Tampa today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with the Commission’s performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

The Tampa based addiction treatment center underwent a rigorous onsite survey. During the review, compliance with behavioral health care standards related to several areas, including care, treatment, and services; environment of care; leadership; and safety screening procedures were evaluated. Onsite observations of the riverfront facility and staff interviews were also conducted.

Under the accreditation, Riverside Recovery of Tampa will offer a full continuum of care, treating individuals suffering from chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders. The center offers all levels of addiction treatment under one roof including detoxification, residential, and intensive outpatient services.

“Riverside Recovery of Tampa is proud to achieve Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval,” added Kirk Kirkpatrick, CEO. “Our staff worked tirelessly to meet the high standards put in place by Joint Commission. We will continue with the same effort and passion to ensure every client who walks through our door receives top notch treatment and leaves our facility equipped with the tools to start a new life.”

Established in 1969, The Joint Commission’s Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program currently accredits more than 2,250 organizations for a three-year period. The 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.

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