Please note: This electronic book contains Joint Commission International (JCI) survey process details in effect for surveys starting 1 July 2012.
The new Joint Commission International Accreditation Long Term Care Survey Process Guide, 1st Edition, is a must-have resource to help your long term care prepare for international accreditation and maintain continuous standards compliance. The guide contains step-by-step instructions to help all levels of staff prepare for the international survey process by providing advice and tips on what to expect before, during, and after a survey; worksheets to help facilitate the survey process; explanations of all steps in the survey process; a description of the documents that long term care organizations need to have ready for a survey; and discussions of key concepts in a survey, such as tracer methodology, the scoring process, and how accreditation decisions are made. This book is available in electronic (PDF) format, so it is easily accessible to all staff at all times.
Following are the features that are new to this edition:
Explanation of the on-site survey process and Accreditation Decision Rules that will be in effect beginning 1 July 2012
Discussion of the current standards scoring guidelines
Inclusion of updated standards and measurable elements from the new first edition of the Joint Commission International Accreditation Standards for Long Term Care
Explanation of tracer methodology and its importance to the on-site survey
Inclusion of a complete list of the documents long term care organizations should have available in English for the document review session