Most Challenging TJC Standards for Home Care in 2022

Published: 07/26/2023

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently released its list of the top five most challenging standards – that is, the standards most frequently cited as not compliant – for Home Care organizations.

Topping the list was infection control standard IC.02.01.01, EP 2 which requires a home care organization to use Standard Precautions, including the use of personal protective equipment, to reduce the risk of infection.

As a reminder, Standard Precautions should be used regardless of setting or patien

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