What does it mean to have a Joint Commission Accreditation?


Avenue Home Care is proud to be a Joint Commission Accredited Company

The Joint Commission is the nation’s leading health care accreditation body. The mission of The Joint Commission is to promote improvements in health care organizations by encouraging a higher level of patient safety and continuity of care. This is done through a broad offering of accreditation and certification programs. Over 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States have earned accreditation from The Joint Commission, including leading hospitals such as The Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, The Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, The Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills, The Scripps Memorial Hospital in San Diego, The LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City and the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora.

A Comprehensive and Continuous Accreditation Process

The Joint Commission accreditation process for personal home care agencies is a rigorous, in-depth, process that requires a major dedication of time and resources by the applying agencies. The home care providers are charged with examining every aspect their caregiving operations. Achieving accreditation is just the beginning, as The Joint Commission conducts a reassessment every 3 years. The Gold Seal is not a one-time achievement for Avenue Home Care; it is a commitment by Avenue Home Care to continuous improvement for years to come. This benefits Avenue Home Care clients and their families and the home care industry in general.


For more information please visit: http://www.jointcommission.org/