As a recipient of Federal financial assistance, Richland Parish Hospital does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color, or national origin, or on the basis of disability or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Richland Parish Hospital directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Richland Parish Hospital arranges to carry out its programs and activities.
This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84, and 91.
Richland Parish Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, or a Vietnam Era Status
In case of questions or complaints, please contact:RICHLAND PARISH HOSPITAL
For further assistance, or to file an official complaint:Coordination and Review Section - NYA
It is the policy of Richland Parish Hospital not to discriminate on the basis of disability. RICHLAND PARISH HOSPITAL has adopted an internal grievance procedure providing for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging any action prohibited by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794) or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regulations implementing the Act. Section 504 states, in part, that "no otherwise qualified handicapped individual...shall, solely by reason of his handicap, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance..." The Law and Regulations may be examined in the office of (Alisha Murphrey RN,DON 318-878-6329 ,Section 504 Coordinator, 407 Cincinnati Street Delhi,La.71232), who has been designated to coordinate the efforts of Richland Parish Hospital to comply with Section 504.
Any person who believes she or he has been subjected to discrimination on the basis of disability may file a grievance under this procedure. It is against the law for Richland Parish Hospital to retaliate against anyone who files a grievance or cooperates in the investigation of a grievance.
RICHLAND PARISH HOSPITAL will make appropriate arrangements to ensure that disabled persons are provided other accommodations if needed to participate in this grievance process. Such arrangements may include, but are not limited to, providing interpreters for the deaf, providing taped cassettes of material for the blind, or assuring a barrier-free location for the proceedings. The Section 504 Coordinator will be responsible for such arrangements.
In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Richland Parish Hospital-Delhi offers language assistance measures to persons who are Limited English Proficient (LEP) free of charge. These services include: CyraCom Dialingual Telephone Interpreting System, use of bi-lingual staff, language identification flashcards, and available printed material.
In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: 45 CFR Part 84, Richland Parish Hospital-Delhi offers auxiliary services for individuals who are disabled and require such services to facilitate communication in order to provide quality healthcare.
These services include:
Communication through exchanging written information between patient and staff, telephone handset amplifier, sign language interpreter, closed caption decoders for television set, TTY/TDD, printed and/or pictured information enabling those who are speech impaired to communicate by pointing, and raised nurse call light for the visually impaired.
Please contact the Nurses Station at 318-878-6315 or inform the admitting nurse if you need assistance.