Naples, Florida — May 2, 2016
— Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced today that Moorings Park Community Health has been awarded CHAP Accreditation for accreditation in Standards of Excellence.
CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that Moorings Park Community Health meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. The rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources and long term viability. Simply stated, adherence to CHAP’s standards leads to better quality care.
Moorings Park Community Health provides a variety of personal care services to patients and their families in Collier and Southern Lee Counties. Moorings Park Community Health’s mission is to provide simply the best facilities and services for successful aging with professional and compassionate care to each person they serve.
“By achieving CHAP Accreditation, Moorings Park Community Health has shown a commitment to excellence,” said Karen Collishaw, CHAP President & CEO. “This is the 9 year Moorings Park Community Health has achieved CHAP Accreditation, and we are excited to continue our partnership by offering support in the organizations commitment to providing quality care and continuous improvement.”
CHAP is an independent, not-for-profit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations. Created in 1965, CHAP was the first to recognize the need and value for accreditation in community-based care. CHAP is the oldest national, community-based accrediting body with more than 9,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide. Through “deeming authority” granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), CHAP has the regulatory authority to survey agencies providing home health, hospice and home medical equipment services, to determine if they meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and CMS Quality Standards. CHAP’s purpose is to define and advance the highest standards of community-based care.