Brightstar Care Named 2018 Enterprise Champion For Quality Award For 6th Year
Leading Home Care Franchise with Office in Austin Receives Honor from The Joint Commission
BrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 300 locations nationwide, was awarded The Joint Commission’s 2017 Enterprise Champion for Quality Award, honoring the brand’s dedication to meeting the highest standards in in-home care. BrightStar Care is the only organization to achieve the title six years in a row and one of only two home care franchisors to receive this honor since the award’s inception in 2013.
In order to qualify for the Enterprise Champion for Quality Award, a franchisor must demonstrate that a minimum of 95 percent of its franchisees are accredited and in good standing with the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest standard-setting and accrediting body in healthcare that accredits some of the nation’s most well-respected health systems.
BrightStar Care of Austin is part of an organization whose ongoing commitment to excellence in home care is demonstrated through our work to maintain rigorous Joint Commission accreditation requirements. Our commitment and performance is recognized by the Join Commission for the highest standards in patient safety and care delivery.
“We’re honored to be awarded The Joint Commission’s Enterprise Champion for Quality Award for the sixth consecutive year, which is a testament to the hard work of our outstanding franchisees, as well as their nurses and caregivers,” said Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC, chief clinical quality officer of BrightStar Care. “This achievement emphasizes BrightStar Care’s commitment to offer exceptional care and services to our clients, their families, and our healthcare system partners.” Local owner George Sanchez added that “BrightStar Care of Austin has been Joint Commission Accredited since 2010. We have strived to maintain the high standards required to ensure our patients are provided with the utmost safety and professional home health care in Central Texas.”
BrightStar Care of Austin provides the full continuum of home care services comprised of companionship, personal care, dementia care, transportation, medication assistance, skilled nursing and more to improve clients' health and quality of life. LEARN MORE about our local team of caregivers and skilled healthcare professionals and home health care support for Austin families and businesses CLICK HERE