Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2016
BrightStar Care® of Conejo Valley Earns Re-accreditation from The Joint Commission and the 2016 Gold Seal of Approval™
BrightStar Care of Conejo Valley, a full-service home care agency that provides care to people of all ages, has been re-accredited by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is a not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 18,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.
By demonstrating continued compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, BrightStar Care of Conejo Valley serving Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Agoura, Calabasas, Malibu, Moorpark, Simi Valley, West Hills, North Hills, and Northridge has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ in 2016. The accreditation is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
"In becoming reaccredited, BrightStar was evaluated against a set of national standards by a Joint Commission surveyor, experienced in the delivery of home care services," said Margherita Labson, Executive Director of Home Care Accreditation for the Joint Commission. "Achieving reaccreditation demonstrates BrightStar’s commitment to providing high quality and safe care to its patients."
"We make a significant investment in quality on a day-to-day basis from the top down and our continued accreditation by the Joint Commission is another step towards excellence,” said Robert Gutierrez, owner of BrightStar Care of Conejo Valley.
Robert Gutierrez noted that re-accreditation is attainable only through the cooperation and communication among staff members. "Everyone here at BrightStar plays a valuable role in working to meet the standards. I think it gives them a feeling of prestige to work in an accredited organization," Gutierrez said. "Our staff also appreciates the educational aspect of the survey and the opportunity to interact with The Joint Commission team."
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission is dedicated to continuously improving the safety and quality of the nation's healthcare through voluntary accreditation. BrightStar received the accreditation award after The Joint Commission found that it had demonstrated compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for home care organizations.
Based in Thousand Oaks, CA, BrightStar Care of Conejo Valley is a full-service home care agency that provides both medical and non-medical homecare, as well as supplemental healthcare staffing to care communities and facilities. BrightStar's well-qualified, attentive caregivers provide peace of mind to clients and their families. BrightStar works to understand the needs of our clients and provide a customized care plan to match them with a qualified, pre-screened caregiver who is compatible with their needs. For more information, visit BrightStar's website.