JCI Home Care 2nd Edition eBook Package


Have your 2nd edition compliance resources in one electronic package!

Release date: 1 October 2021.

Package includes two PDF books:

  • JCI Accreditation Standards for Home Care, 2nd Edition

Published 17 June 2021. 308 pages. ISBN: 978-1-63585-221-9

  • JCI Survey Process Guide for Home Care, 2nd Edition.

Published 1 October 2021. 106 pages. ISBN: 978-1-63585-222-6

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Terms and Conditions

JCI Accreditation Standards for Home Care, 2nd Edition
  • JCI Survey Process Guide for Home Care, 2nd Edition
  • JCI Accreditation Standards for Home Care, 2nd Edition
All levels
International Standards
Product Description

Product Description

The JCI Accreditation Standards for Home Care, 2nd Edition has been updated to increase the focus quality improvement and patient safety and to reflect the latest science and best practices in home care. The standards in the 2nd Edition manual are divided into two main sections: 1) patient-centered care and 2) home care organization management.

Highlights of Changes in the Standards Manual

  • Chapter titles and concepts have been reorganized to be consistent with other JCI accreditation manuals, such as the Hospital 7th Edition
  • Introduced requirements for improving the safety of reporting critical results, and handover communication
  • Developed and implemented a process to improve the safety of look-alike/sound-alike medications
  • Developed and implemented a process to identify and address health care-associated infections
  • Increased focus on improving the continuum of care
  • Increased focus on patient centered care
  • Detailed explanations added to the Medication Management and Use (MMU) chapter to help organizations understand what standards and measurable elements apply depending on what type of pharmaceutical services are provided
  • Detailed explanations added to the Facility Management and Safety (FMS) chapter to help organizations understand what standards and measurable elements apply to the home care facility and the patient home environment

Key Features of the Standards Manual:

  • Summary of changes to standards requirements
  • Chapter overviews describing the focus of each chapter
  • List of standards-only at the beginning of each chapter for quick reference
  • Updated and new references providing evidence and support for key topics in the standards
  • Accreditation Participation Requirements (APRs)

Key Features of the Survey Process Guide:

  • Eligibility requirements and JCI accreditation application information
  • Scoring guidelines and accreditation decision rules
  • Survey preparation and survey planning tools
  • Sample agendas for on-site surveys
  • Details about the on-site survey process, including descriptions of on-site survey activities and interview sessions
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