Patient Bill of Rights
QUAD A accredited facilities present these Patient Rights and Patient Responsibilities to reflect their commitment to providing quality patient care, facilitating dialogue between patients, their physicians and the facility management, as well as promoting satisfaction among patients and their designated support person(s), physicians and health professionals who collaborate in the provision of care.
How do I know if a facility is accredited by QUAD A?
While facilities are required to prominently display their accreditation certificate in a public area, the best way to know if a facility is actively accredited is to contact us directly. Facilities may terminate or lose their accreditation for various reasons at any time. When you call, we will provide up-to-date information regarding a facility’s accreditation status.
COVID-19 Updates for Patients
As an accrediting organization, we have an important partnership with our facilities and healthcare regulators to help reduce the spread of infection, including COVID-19, by evaluating each facility’s infection control and emergency preparedness policies and ensuring all standards are being met.
Our objectives will continue to include an elevated focus on identifying potential gaps that might allow the spread of contagious viruses. We require that facilities implement immediate corrective actions that will help stop future outbreaks.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have published resources for the public to reference.