Environment of Care

The goal of the Environment of Care (EC) chapter of the Joint Commission accreditation process is to promote a safe, functional and supportive environment within the hospital so that quality and safety are preserved. The environment of care is made up of three basic elements:

  • The building or space
  • Equipment
  • People


 TitleOwnerCategoryModified DateSize 
Smoke-Free EnvironmentKHA AdminPolicy8/21/2017102.85 KBDownload
Design Guide for the Built Environment for Behavioral Health FacilitiesKHA AdminGuide9/5/20173.94 MBDownload