Washington Hospital Center Agreement


On November 2, 2005, the Department of Justice and Washington Hospital Center (WHC) signed an agreement under title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to ensure equal access to medical services for individuals with disabilities. This fact sheet sets out highlights of the agreement and should provide guidance to other medical providers on how to ensure that they are meeting the requirements of the ADA and providing non-discriminatory services to individuals with disabilities.

Highlights of the Agreement

Accessible Inpatient Rooms

Medical Equipment

Barrier Removal throughout Hospital

Complaint Process and ADA Officer





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November 2, 2005