Environment Of Care

Attaining and maintaining regulations involved in the Environment of Care and Life Safety chapters are the most challenging aspects of the joint commission accreditation manual. It is made further more difficult by continuous evolvement and increase in complexities in federal, state, and local regulations.

These challenges can be tackled proficiently by the MG experts who will provide ongoing support to keep your health organization in compliance at all times, and create and sustain the Environment of Care. As we develop a long-term relationship, we are committed to provide our expert and detailed onsite and online consultation for your Environment of Care program by implementing continuous readiness, making regular visits to sustain the compliance, and address issues as they arise.

Your mission will be our mission for patient safety and environmental compliance. Our expert team will work relentlessly to find solutions for general healthcare quality and patient safety improvements.

Building Design and Construction

  • Ensuring building construction is in compliance with Joint Commission standards and CMS Conditions of Participation.
  • Verifying compliance with NFPA 101-2012 after occupancy is granted.
  • Pre-planning for new building design and construction to achieve compliance with the life safety code, interim life safety measurement and infection prevention.

Environmental Compliance Sustainability

  • Keep your organization ready at all times for any surprise surveys or audits as per the Joint Commission guidelines.
  • Conduct building tours based on The Joint Commission regulations for Environment of Care, Emergency Management, and Life Safety chapters.
  • Assist you with appeals, plan of action, and follow-up surveys after the Joint Commission Survey.

Regulatory Compliance

  • Conduct life safety assessment to identify gap analysis and perform risk assessment
  • Collaborate with your facilities team to develop the regulatory compliance and Environment of Care program so they can take ownership and accountability.
  • Ensure compliance in case of occupancy changes and repurposing of spaces.

Emergency Management

  • Collaborate with you to develop a program for documenting and monitoring changes in standard operating procedures or building codes made during the activation of your EOP.
  • Collaborate with you to develop your emergency response to an event or exercise, analyze real time response and provide documented recommendations.

Training and Education

  • Educate your staff to understand the Environment of Care, Life Safety, and Emergency Management standards manual chapters.
  • Provide periodic training to employees encouraging them to maintain compliance and safety.
  • Collaborate with your team to develop an Emergency Operations Plan.

Environmental Compliance Sustainability

  • Continuous efforts to develop programs for sustainable compliance and make regular visits to identity issues and address them as they arise.
  • Be available for any questions from the staff and management.
  • Provide feedback on policies, forms, and tools.