Mon. Sep 25th, 2023

The Santa Ana Jail proudly announces its recent achievement of accreditation by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC). This significant milestone showcases the facility’s unwavering dedication to upholding the highest standards of correctional healthcare, ensuring the well-being and safety of its inmates, staff, and the broader community.

The NCCHC is a respected organization that sets rigorous standards for correctional health services, aiming to improve the quality of care within detention facilities across the United States. This accreditation serves as a testament to Santa Ana Jail’s commitment to adhering to the most stringent healthcare guidelines, with a focus on care, safety, and continuous improvement.

Achieving NCCHC accreditation involves an extensive evaluation process that examines various aspects of the facility’s healthcare delivery, including medical, mental health, and dental services. The Santa Ana Jail demonstrated its commitment to meeting or exceeding more than 60 rigorous standards set forth by the NCCHC. These standards encompass a broad range of areas, such as health assessments, treatment planning, medication management, infection control, and emergency care.

This accomplishment demonstrates the Jail’s proactive approach to continuously enhancing its healthcare practices, fostering a culture of accountability, and reducing liability risk. The Santa Ana Jail strives to be a model correctional institution dedicated to the well-being of those in its care and custody.

“This accreditation is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff, and it ensures that we are providing our inmates with the highest-quality health care available,” said Santa Ana Jail Administrator Jaime Manriquez.

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