Joint Commission Proposes Revisions to Infection Prevention and Control Chapter Requirements for the Nursing Care Center Program

Published: 01/19/2024

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The Joint Commission (TJC) is seeking comments from the field on proposed revisions to their “Infection Prevention and Control” (IC) chapter requirements for the Nursing Care Center Accreditation Program.

TJC’s IC chapter recently underwent a full revision and will replace current IC chapter requirements.

The revisions are intended to align with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Long Term Care Facility Requirements, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Cor

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