JCAHO accreditation manual for home care

Manual also offers free nursing CE

Now there is a resource to help your home care agency pass a survey on the Joint Com mission’s 1997-1998 standards with flying colors. Strategies for Successful JCAHO Homecare Accreditation 1997-1998: How to Prepare for 1997-1998 Survey With Accreditation With Commenda tion as Your Goal is now available from American Health Consultants, publisher of Homecare Quality Management.

Written by a director of quality management who achieved Accreditation With Commenda tion for her previous agency using this very method, this 400-page book helps you prepare for the survey in every way. It takes you through the Joint Commission standards manual chapter by chapter, giving you real-life advice for survey survival that works. More than 70 pages of sample documentation and staff education tools, checklists, data-collection forms, assessments, and care paths help guide you through the survey maze. You’ll also find case studies detailing your peers’ successes, and you can earn free continuing nursing education hours for yourself and your staff through the manual

If you have a home care survey coming up in the next two years, don’t wait. Call (800) 688-2421 for more information.