Non Discrimination Policies

Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement:

Discrimination is Against the Law

Hospice of Washington County complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Hospice of Washington County does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Hospice of Washington County:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Tim Berry, Quality and Education Compliance Manager.
If you believe that Hospice of Washington County has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with: Tim Berry, Quality and Education Compliance Manager, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD, 21742. 301-791-6360, Fax 301-7916579, tjberry@hospiceofwc.org. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Tim Berry, Quality and Education Compliance Manager is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.

For more information on Hospice of Washington County’s Non Discrimination Policies, view the documents below: