Brightstar Care of North Middlesex County, NJ awarded Home Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission

April 25, 2023

Brightstar Care of North Middlesex County, NJ has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

Why is this important? As owners of an agency that provides skilled, personal, and companion care for clients of all ages, it’s critical that we maintain the standards throughout the business. Our goal is to provide superb care for our clients and peace of mind for their families. In order to do so, it’s important that we not only rely on our internal leaders and caregivers, but that we are also vetted by a highly experienced independent agency. That’s where the Joint Commission comes in.

Brightstar Care of North Middlesex County, NJ underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review on March 9th and 10th, 2023. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with home healthcare standards spanning several areas including emergency management, environment of care, infection prevention and control, leadership, medication management, and rights and responsibilities of the individual.

The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance. The surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews.

“As a health care accreditor, The Joint Commission works with health care organizations across settings to help improve patient safety and quality of care through our expert resources and tools, innovative solutions and rigorous standards,” says Deborah Ryan, MS, RN, interim executive vice president, Accreditation and Certification Operations, The Joint Commission. “We commend Brightstar Care of North Middlesex County, NJ for its commitment to advance safety and quality for all patients.”

What sets us apart from other home healthcare providers is our commitment to excellence in every aspect of our work. We prioritize client safety and satisfaction and strive to provide the highest quality of care possible. Our team works closely with clients and their families to develop personalized care plans that meet their unique needs and preferences. The Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission is a huge reflection of our team’s commitment to providing our clients with a higher standard of care. – Andy B.