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Loudoun County Virginia - Loudoun County Adult Detention Center Recognized at Health Service Administers Awards 20 May 2022 ( news )
Loudoun County , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Loudoun County , VA ( May 20 , 2022 )
– The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center ( ADC ) has been named the Facility of the Year for the Northeast Region for the services provided by the facility’s medical staff . The northeast region includes 60 facilities in seven states .
The medical team was nominated and recognized last week at the Wellpath Health Service Administers Conference in Durham , North Carolina . The team was recognized for their perseverance to provide and continue exceptional service and compassionate care throughout the pandemic . The services provided by the team at the Loudoun ADC include dental care , optical care , on - site care , substance abuse/detox programs , behavioral health services , comprehensive health appraisals , radiology and laboratory services , medically necessary diet programs , special needs and chronic care , continuity of care and discharge planning , patient health education and awareness programs , emergency and hospitalization arrangements , pharmaceutical supply , and medication management .
“Under the management of Barbara Mason , Health Services Administer , and Barbara Hardy , Director of Nursing , who often had to fill shifts themselves , they exemplified what teamwork and leadership really means , ” said Lori Peters , Regional Director for Wellpath . “Loudoun County Adult Detention Center is recognized and awarded Facility of the Year against some tough competition from 60 facilities in 7 states . As the Regional Director of Operations in Virginia , it was an honor to present Loudoun County as the Facility of the Year for the Northeast Local Detention Region . An award much deserving , ” Peters added .
“I am very proud of the work being done at the adult detention center , from both our sworn and civilian staff , as well as our many partnerships , including private entities like Wellpath , ” said Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman . “We work to ensure everyone housed at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center has the best opportunity to succeed upon their release . This not only includes re - entry and educational programs but their overall health and well - being , ” added Sheriff Chapman .
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office opened the state - of - the - art Adult Detention Center in 2007 with the phase II expansion opening in 2012 . The agency has received 100% compliance from the Virginia Board of Corrections during its annual inspection since the opening of the facility 15 years ago . The Adult Detention Center includes administrative offices and the Loudoun County Magistrate’s Office within the same compound and uses both direct supervision and the podular remote methods of inmate supervision .
Wellpath provides inmate medical care at the Loudoun ADC and the medical team also receives training in mental health and substance abuse . They are trained to screen , assess , and intervene for behavioral health concerns among inmates housed at the facility .
Wellpath is one of the largest correctional providers of medical care and mental healthcare treatment in jails and prisons . They provide services in 34 states and are nationally accredited through NCCHC/ACA/CALEA/TJC/CARF .
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