First Disease-Specific Care certifications for nursing homes issued by Joint Commission

Accreditation Connection, October 3, 2011

The Joint Commission has announced that to Illinois nursing homes have become the first facilities accredited under the organization’s new Disease-Specific Care Certification for Nursing Homes.

Claremont Rehabilitation and Living Center of Buffalo Grove and Forest Villa Nursing Care in Niles became the first organizations to become certified under this program.

The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification Program evaluates organizations for delivery of clinical care, program management and improvement, and clinical information management.

For more information on this announcement, visit The Joint Commission’s website.

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