West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) and the Home Health Agency of
WCCH have earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for
accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s
national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals and
Every 3 years, WCCH and the Home Health Agency of WCCH undergo a
rigorous unannounced on-site survey. A team of Joint Commission expert
surveyors evaluate WCCH for compliance with standards of care specific
to the needs of patients, including infection prevention and control,
leadership, and medication management.
"In achieving Joint Commission accreditation, WCCH has demonstrated its
commitment to the highest level of care for its patients," says Mark G.
Pelletier, R.N., M.S., chief operating officer, Division of
Accreditation and Certification Operations, The Joint Commission.
Accreditation is a voluntary process, a challenge that many hospitals
undertake to elevate its standard of care and instill confidence in the
community it serves.
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 www.jointcommission.org
It is important to WCCH to promptly address any concerns you may have
regarding patient care and safety. To voice a concern, please call the
WCCH Patient Relations Director at (337) 527-4144. You may call at any
time during or after your stay.
You may also contact the Joint
Commission directly by mailing One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook
Terrace, IL 60181, by calling 1-800-994-6610, or by email at
you have the right to file a complaint or concern with the Louisiana
Department of Health and Hospitals by mailing DHH/Health Standards
Section, P.O. Box 3767, Baton Rouge, LA 70821, or by calling (225)
342-0138 or toll free at (866) 280-7737.