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Published By Michelle Brown-Richardson on September 25, 2019

Right at Home of Columbia, SC achieves renewal of Home Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Right at Home of Columbia, SC has earned the renewal of The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Home Care Accreditation. Through this renewal, Right at Home of Columbia has demonstrated continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

Right at Home of Columbia underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review in July 2019. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with Home Care Accreditation standards spanning several areas including emergency management, environment of care, infection prevention and control, leadership, and rights and responsibilities of the individual.

The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance. The surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews.

“As a private accreditor, The Joint Commission surveys health care organizations to protect the public by identifying deficiencies in care and working with those organizations to correct them as quickly and sustainably as possible,” says Mark Pelletier, RN, MS, chief operating officer, Accreditation and Certification Operations, and chief nursing executive, The Joint Commission. “We commend Right at Home of Columbia, SC for its continuous quality improvement efforts in patient safety and quality of care.”

Right at Home of Columbia, SC is honored to have received the renewal for the next 36 months under The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®. This accomplishment is a reflection of the entire team’s mission to improve the quality of the lives of those they serve. This mission is fulfilled every day by having the RIGHT people caring for your loved one, providing the RIGHT services, and having the RIGHT approach to ensure your peace of mind.

Right at Home of Columbia, SC is a locally owned and operated franchise office of Right at Home, serving the communities of Lexington, Richland and Kershaw counties.

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