The 2023 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Nursing Care Centers (CAMNCC) is offered exclusively as a PDF manual. The CAMNCC PDF manual provides the official Joint Commission standards, elements of performance (EPs), National Patient Safety Goals®, and other accreditation requirements for nursing care centers for 2023, including those for the optional Post–Acute Care and Memory Care certification options.
The CAMNCC PDF manual provides everything you need to successfully achieve and maintain compliance with Joint Commission accreditation and optional specialty certification standards. Inside you’ll find descriptions of the survey and decision process, questions to prompt discussion in your organization about compliance with the standards, checklists of the EPs that require written documentation, and action planning worksheets to address any issues of noncompliance.
Available for single users or as a site license for the whole facility.
PDF manual is published annually. As such, it is not updated. The most up-to-date standards throughout 2023 are available electronically through E-dition®
, found on your Joint Commission Connect®
extranet site, or are available for purchase
Standards, EPs, National Patient Safety Goals®, and Accreditation Participation Requirements effective January 1, 2023
Accreditation process information about Joint Commission policies and procedures and practical survey preparation information on the Early Survey Policy, documentation requirements, and more
Standards and EPs for optional Post–Acute Care and Memory Care certifications
Keys to successfully using the manual for survey preparedness
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
PDF format—printable, downloadable, and accessible
Standards: All standards for nursing care centers
Setting: Organizations accredited under the Nursing Care Center Accreditation Program, including those that provide specialized services to patients or residents, which may include rehabilitative care, dementia-specific memory care, and long-term nursing care
Key Audience: Staff responsible for accreditation, compliance, patient safety, or quality improvement