Discrimination is Against the Law
Hospice of Stanly & the Uwharrie 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 Stanly & the Uwharrie does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Hospice of Stanly & the Uwharrie:
- 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)
- 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 Hospice of Stanly & the Uwharrie at 704-983-4216. If you believe that Hospice of Stanly & the Uwharrie 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 the Compliance Officer at 960 N. First Street, Albemarle, NC 704-983-4216, 704-983-6662 (fax), or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, the Compliance Officer 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
1-800-868-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html
Effective 7/18/16; Implementation Date 10/16/16