Details for CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

POLICY OF
TITLE VI, CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

The Hospital has agreed to comply with the provisions of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all requirements imposed pursuant thereto, to the end that no person shall,
on the grounds of race, color, national origin, religion,
handicap or disability be excluded from participation in,
be denied benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination in the provision of any care or service.

Specifically, the above includes, but is not limited to, the
following characteristics:

1. Inpatient and outpatient care will be provided on a
non-discriminatory basis:
All patients will be admitted and receive care without regard to race, sex, color,
national origin, religious creed, handicap or disability.
2. All patients will be assigned to rooms, floors and sections without regard to
race, color, national origin, religious creed, handicap or
disability.
3. Patients will not be asked if they are willing or desire to
share a room with a
person of another race.
4. Employees will be assigned to patient services without
regard to the race, sex,
color or national origin of either the patient or employees.
5. Staff privileges will not be denied professionally qualified personnel on the basis
of race, sex, color, national origin, religious belief or nonjob related handicap or
disability.
6. Employment opportunities will not be denied otherwise qualified personnel on the
basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religious belief or
non-job related handicap
or disability.
7. All facilities of this Hospital will be utilized without regard to race, sex, color or
national origin, religious creed, handicap or disability.
8. Transfer of patients from the rooms assigned and/or
selected will not be made for
racial reasons; however, any patient may request to upgrade the room assigned
and/or selected at any time for any reason, provided that
the room requested is
readily available and the patient is financially able to pay
for the requested room.
9. The Hospital ensures that the staff physicians do not
consider race, color or
national origin as a factor in selecting hospitals for their
patients.
10. For persons with limited English proficiency (LEP) an
attempt will be made to
locate an appropriate individual to assist in interpretation.
11. Convenient off-street parking designated specifically
for disabled persons.
12. A full range of assistive and communication aids
provided to persons who are deaf,
hard of hearing, or blind, or with other sensory impairments.

The non-discriminatory policy of the Hospital applies to
patients, physicians and responsible employees. Under
no circumstances will the application of this policy result
in the segregation or re-segregation of buildings, wings,
floors or rooms for reason of race, color or national origin.

Julianne Peer
President
Penn Highlands Brookville

7/22/2021

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