Woodland Pond earns LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader accreditation

There are four main criteria that must be met: Non-Discrimination and Staff Training; Patient Services and Support; Employee Benefits and Policies; and Patient and Community Engagement. “It’s very prescriptive. You have to change the language in your policies on things like human resources, visitation and residents’ rights, to make it explicit that the facility does not discriminate” with regard to gender identity as well as sexual orientation.