Notice of Non Discrimination/ Filing a Grievance
Nursing Placement, Inc., Nursing Placement Home Health Care Services, Inc., and Hospice of Nursing Placement, Inc. complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude or treat people differently on the basis of social status, national origin, race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, sex, sexual orientation, sexual preference, disability, source of payment or political belief with regard to admission, access to treatment or employment.
Nursing Placement, Inc., Nursing Placement Home Health Care Services, Inc., and Hospice of Nursing Placement, Inc. 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); and free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as qualified interpreters and information written in other languages. Required services will be directed to the Director of Operations.
A grievance may be filed in person or by mail, phone, fax or email using the following contact information. The Agency will also provide help in filing a grievance through the Civil Rights/Section 1557 Coordinator. Requests for help will be directed to the Director of Operations, 334 East Avenue, Pawtucket, R.I. 02860; Telephone: 401-728-6500 or Fax: 401-728-6509; or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
It is the law for Nursing Placement, Inc., Nursing Placement Home Health Care Services, Inc., and Hospice of Nursing Placement, Inc. not to retaliate against anyone who opposes discrimination, files a grievance or participates in the investigation of a grievance.
Grievances must be submitted to Nursing Placement, Inc., Nursing Placement Home Health Care Services, Inc., and Hospice of Nursing Placement, Inc. within 60 days of the date you become aware of the possible discriminatory action, and must state the problem and the solution sought. The agency will issue a written decision on the grievance based on a preponderance of evidence no later than 30 days after its filing, including a notice of your right to pursue further administrative or legal action. An appeal of the agency’s decision may be submitted in writing to the Administrator within 15 days. The Administrator will issue a written response within 30 days after its filing.
The availability and use of the grievance procedure does not prevent pursuing other legal or administrative remedies.
A civil rights complaint made be filed with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights by using any of the following methods:
- Submit electronically through the Office of Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf
- Write to U.s. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, D.C. 20201. Complaint forms are available at: http://www.hhjs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html
- Call 1-800-368-1019 (toll free) or 1-800-5387-7697 (TDD).