Our best-selling home care accreditation resource is now available as a PDF! The CAMHC PDF manual provides you with direct digital access to the elements of performance for home care standards, National Patient Safety Goals®, and Accreditation Participation Requirements (APRs) effective January 1, 2022. All the information you need is here, in one easy-to-use, authoritative, and accessible PDF. The PDF format allows you to easily jump to the key words or standards you need to reference.
Please note: This PDF manual is a digital version of the print Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Home Care effective January 1, 2022. It will not be updated with July 1, 2022 effective standards.
Standards requirements including the standards, National Patient Safety Goals®, and Accreditation Participation Requirements effective January 1, 2022
Accreditation process information about Joint Commission policies and procedures and practical survey preparation information on the Early Survey Policy, documentation requirements, standards applicability, and more
Keys to successfully using the manual for survey preparedness
Integrated regulatory requirements for home health and hospice deemed status
Survey readiness tools including compliance prompts, documentation checklists, and action planning worksheets in every standards chapter
Icons to help navigate documentation requirements as well as risk areas
"What's New" summary of changes made since the last edition
PDF format—printable, downloadable, and accessible
Standards: All home care standards
Setting: Organizations accredited under the Home Care Accreditation Program, including those that provide home health services, personal care and support services, pharmacy services including infusion services and/or mail order and specialty pharmacies, long term care pharmacies and freestanding infusion centers, durable medical equipment services, and hospice services
Key Audience: Staff working on accreditation, compliance, patient safety, or quality improvement.
If you’d prefer a hard copy manual or one that can be updated with replacement pages, consider the 2022 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Home Care (choose “Hard Copy” from the Book Format drop down menu above).