The Daily Iowegian
---- — Continental Care at Home is now ACHC accredited effective Jan. 10.
Accreditation represents agencies as credible and reputable organizations dedicated to ongoing and continuous compliance with the highest standard of quality.
ACHC collaborates with industry experts to create standards to ensure that quality is maintained throughout all aspects of the organization.
On-site surveys are conducted every three years by industry experts.
A comprehensive review is conducted of organizational structure, policies, procedures, compliance with federal/state/local laws, leadership, patients’ rights and responsibilities, fiscal operations, human resource management, provision of care, patient records, quality outcomes, performance improvement, infection control and patient/employee safety.
At the time of survey, organizations demonstrate how they have maintained continuous compliance with the ACHC standards for accreditation.