Monthly Archives: January 2015

CAHC Recommended Accreditation Start Up Process for Health Care Service Firms

First Attend: Introduction to CAHC Accreditation Workshop   Duration: 2 Hours   Cost: $150 per person. Attendees will meet the staff at the Commission, learn about the CAHC application process, get an overview of CAHC’s standards, review the accreditation fee schedule, discuss time-lines to become accredited and ask questions.

Next Purchase: CAHC Accreditation Standards Manual/Workshop Package   Cost: $1,750 per agency. Package includes CAHC Accreditation Standards Manual and up to 25 hours of workshop training. Topics are appropriate for all agency staff involved in accreditation process and on-going compliance.  They include: 

Overview of CAHC Standards        
Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) Basics   
Clinical Forms Development Roundtable                 
Personnel Forms Development Roundtable      

The Role of the RN in Accreditation   
HR Intensive Review – Standard IV   
Ask the Surveyor Roundtable   
Details Regarding The Package
– The 2015 CAHC Workshop schedule will be published quarterly . Most workshops will be conducted at the CAHC office in New Providence although the training venue may vary depending on topic and location of participating agencies.
– Workshop
attendance should be completed 6 months from the purchase date of the package.
– Beyond the 25 hours other agency staff members may attend a specific workshop for an additional fee.
– Purchase of the CAHC Accreditation Standards Manual/Workshop Package will not guarantee accreditation by the  Commission on Accreditation for Home Care.

For more information contact Patrice B. Wessel, Educator, at the Commission on Accreditation for Home Care. Phone: 908-508-1200    Email: