Dr. Swisher Met With Brookhaven Retreat In November

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Brookhaven Retreat, a unique residential treatment facility exclusively for women with mental health and/or substance abuse issues, welcomed consultant Dr. Swisher to review performance standards in November.

Dr. Lynn Swisher made her way to Brookhaven Retreat November 18-19. This two-day visit allowed the opportunity to meet with all departments and thoroughly assess Brookhaven Retreat’s performance improvement standards.

As a member of Brookhaven Retreat’s professional consulting team, Dr. Swisher is board certified by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians and makes monthly visits to Brookhaven Retreat’s residential facility. During these welcomed visits she attends each of Brookhaven Retreat’s performance improvement (PI) meetings and supervises all of the PI committees.

As part of her two-day visit, Dr. Swisher met with the clinical team including nursing staff, therapists and the psychiatrists to discuss and review the medical view of client care. She met with the Education Committee to discuss further training opportunities and the Life Safety Committee, ensuring Brookhaven Retreat provides the safest environment for both staff and clients alike.

In compliance with the Joint Commission standards, Dr. Swisher reviews the committee reports to make any necessary adjustments and improvements. Compliance with these standards is part of Brookhaven Retreat’s continuing efforts to deliver the best in residential treatment for women with mental health or substance abuse issues.

Brookhaven Retreat is dedicated to providing women with quality of care that is unmatched. Over the past nine years, Brookhaven Retreat has committed itself to offering women the ideal environment for lifelong recovery, and works diligently to not only meet but also exceed every standard of care.

In addition to the ongoing internal monitoring, these monthly evaluations are critical components in providing efficient and reliable care. Brookhaven Retreat continues to dedicate itself to maintaining the highest standards of care as it continues to evolve and commit itself to helping women find health and stability.

About Brookhaven Retreat
Brookhaven Retreat is a women's treatment center nestled on a naturally beautiful 48-acre site secluded in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. It has helped hundreds of women across the United States overcome depression, trauma, anxiety, substance use and a range of other behavioral health challenges. Brookhaven’s Founder, Jacqueline Dawes, has predicated its gender-specific treatment on “healing emotional breakage” for women. In this way, she has established a sanctuary and a place where women can feel safe, secure and cared for by a staff of highly trained professionals.

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