Mission and Vision at Perpetual Care Home Health
We are committed to deliver the compassionate and highest quality of home-based patient care with state-of-the-art home health services and identified centers of excellence through our wide array of clinical and therapy services supported by our continuing education, performance improvement and our healthcare professionals’ pursuance of excellence.
In fulfilling our role as care professionals, we uphold these values as we deliver home health care to the community:
Commitment to Our Patients
We recognize the unique physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of each person receiving health care in the home. We strive to extend the highest level of courtesy and service to patients, family/caregivers, visitors, and each other.
Commitment to Leadership
We deliver state-of-the-art home health services with identified centers of excellence. We engage in a wide range of continuing education, clinical education, and other programs for professionals and the public.
Commitment to Excellence
We strive to create an environment of teamwork and participation, where, through continuous performance improvement, health care professionals pursue excellence and take pride in their work, the organization, and their personal development. We believe that the quality of our human resources-organization personnel, physicians, and volunteers are the key to our continued success. We provide physicians an environment that fosters high quality diagnosis and treatment. We maintain financial viability through a cost-effective operation to meet our long-term commitment to the community.
The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Founded in 1951, the Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. It is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. To earn and maintain the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™, an organization must undergo an on-site survey by a Joint Commission survey team at least every three years.
Perpetual Care Home Health is Joint Commission Accredited
Perpetual Care Home Health is a proud recipient of The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in home care. The accreditation award recognizes Perpetual Care Home Health‘s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state of the art standards.
Perpetual Care Home Health underwent a rigorous unannounced on-site survey in May 2013 and was evaluated by a team of Joint Commission expert surveyors for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients, including infection prevention and control, leadership and medication management.
In achieving the Joint Commission accreditation, Perpetual Care Home Health is making a significant investment in quality on a day to day basis. With the said accreditation, Perpetual Care Home Health is now committed not only in providing the highest level of care for its patients but also in maintaining excellence and continually improving the care it provides.
To learn more about The Joint Commission, click on www.jointcommission.org.