Our mission at BrightStar Care of Lane County is to improve the health and wellbeing of those entrusted to our care. From our industry-leading employment standards to RN oversight on every Plan of Care, we are committed to the highest levels of quality, support, and customer satisfaction. As a result of this ongoing commitment to quality, we have earned accreditation from The Joint Commission, the same organization that accredits the nation’s best hospitals; as well as the 2019 and 2018 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice, and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse, a national third-party quality and satisfaction research firm. Read on to learn more about what these awards mean to you and your family.
Joint Commission Accreditation for High Quality Home Care
Our employment standards and practices have received the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards setting and accrediting body in health care and has rigorous standards that go above and beyond state requirements. This accreditation is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting superior performance standards, and puts your local BrightStar Care within the elite group of less than 10% of in-home health care agencies that have received this accreditation.
Committed to Client Safety at Home
As part of our ongoing commitment to quality, BrightStar Care of Lane County follows the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals. From infection control training to our home safety assessments, our clinical quality processes help keep clients safe in their homes and reduce the likelihood of hospital readmissions. Our unique approach includes:
- Specific national patient safety goals for falls and infection control
- Patient home inspection
- Emergency preparedness plan and creation of emergency backup kit
- Care staff competencies verified by a Registered Nurse (RN) before being assigned
- RN oversight on every case
- Stringent screening and employment practices
- Third party customer satisfaction surveys
BrightStar Care Lane County is proud to have earned both the 2017 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice Awards from Home Care Pulse, a national third-party quality and satisfaction research firm. Only the nation’s top-ranking home care providers earn this distinction based on client and caregiver satisfaction.
BrightStar Care Lane County has contracted with Home Care Pulse to conduct live phone interviews with clients and caregivers each month. Our team received high scores from clients in areas such as professionalism, services provided, compassion of caregivers and overall quality of care. Our caregivers gave us high scores in areas like training, office communication, caregiver/client compatibility, and overall job satisfaction.
BrightStar Care of Lane County is proud to spotlight Mark Ensminger as the Register-Guard HealthCare Hero 2019. Mark was nominated as A Healthcare Hero who is someone who went above and beyond to care for you or a loved one and made a difference in a way you will always remember. It's a true testament of our efforts that go on behind the scenes in servicing our community every day, not just on a snow day. We are proud to be the premium care provider of in-home care for Lane County and beyond. Click here to read about Marks Heroic efforts during the 2019 snow storm.
BrightStar Care is ready to help. For more information or to schedule a complimentary in-home care assessment, contact our BrightStar Care of Lane County office at (541) 632-7800.