SOURCE: Assisting Hands Home Care of Boca Raton and Delray Beach

Assisting Hands Home Care of Boca Raton and Delray Beach

July 24, 2015 07:15 ET

Assisting Hands Home Care of Boca Raton and Delray Beach Awarded The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - Jul 24, 2015) - Assisting Hands Home Care of Boca Raton and Delray Beach today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Joint Commission's "Gold Seal of Approval™" is an internationally recognized symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective care. 

To earn accreditation, Assisting Hands Home Care of Boca Raton and Delray Beach underwent an extensive on-site review by a select team of Joint Commission surveyors. Through an assessment of the company's procedures and visits with its patients and staff, the company was evaluated, scored, and awarded the Gold Seal for having demonstrated compliance to the most stringent standard of performance.

Established in 1988, The Joint Commission's Home Care Accreditation program supports the efforts of its accredited organizations to help deliver safe, high quality home care services. Forward-thinking health care organizations such as Assisting Hands volunteer for evaluations by The Joint Commission to stimulate improvement efforts in health care quality and patient safety and to help support operational efficiencies.

"When individuals engage a home care provider they want to be sure that provider is capable of providing safe, quality care," said Margherita Labson, RN, M.S., executive director, Home Care Accreditation program, The Joint Commission. "Assisting Hands of Boca Raton and Delray Beach is pleased to receive The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval," added Ricardo Perez, President with Assisting Hands of Boca Raton and Delray Beach. "The accreditation process also provided Assisting Hands of Boca Raton and Delray Beach with education and guidance to help our staff continue to improve its home care program's performance in areas that affect patient care."

The Joint Commission's home care standards are developed in consultation with health care experts, home care providers and researchers, as well as industry experts, purchasers and consumers. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organizations measure, assess and improve performance.

ABOUT THE JOINT COMMISSION 
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States, including hospitals and health care organizations that provide ambulatory and office-based surgery, behavioral health, home care, and laboratory and nursing home services.

ABOUT ASSISTING HANDS OF BOCA RATON AND DELRAY 
Assisting Hands of Boca Raton and Delray Beach is a private pay, Non Medicare/Medicaid, In Home Health Agency that provides non-medical, personal care and skilled services, including nursing, occupational and speech therapy. Learn more at www.assistinghands.com/bocadelray/about-us/ or call (561) 440-1339

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