Long-Term Care

Joint Commission adds memory care accreditation

MDS 3.0 Insider, July 24, 2014

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The Joint Commission released new Memory Care requirements for the Nursing Care Accreditation program July 1, with those requirements applicable to all currently accredited nursing care centers, in order to address residents with cognitive impairment. New memory care accreditation for nursing homes encourages staff to use a flexible, problem-solving approach to care for those with dementia.

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