Joint Commission Unveils New Approach to Nursing Home Surveys
- The Joint Commission
- Long Term Care
The Joint Commission (TJC) recently announced that they are updating their survey protocols for nursing homes. In addition, TJC has implemented a virtual survey process to accommodate nursing homes impacted by the public health emergency.
New TJC Survey Protocols for On-site Surveys:
According to TJC, the following will be incorporated for on-site surveys:
- Prior to scheduling, TJC will determine the number of COVID-19 cases by county.
- If an on-site survey is determined to be approp…