BrightStar of Honolulu, a private duty in-home care provider, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in home care.
Online PR News – 25-September-2012 – Honolulu, HI – Honolulu, HI - September 24, 2012 – Nogara Corporation dba BrightStar of Honolulu has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in home care. The accreditation award recognizes BrightStar of Honolulu’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state of the art standards.
BrightStar of Honolulu underwent a rigorous on-site survey conducted by Joint Commission expert surveyor, Joyce Whitten. The survey included review of files and processes, as well as home visits for interviews with patients and staff to evaluate compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients, including infection prevention and control, leadership and medication management.
"In achieving Joint Commission accreditation, BrightStar of Honolulu owners, Steven and Alison Lee, and their team, have demonstrated their commitment to providing the highest level of care," says Margherita Labson, R.N., executive director, Home Care Accreditation, The Joint Commission. “Accreditation is a voluntary process and I commend BrightStar of Honolulu for successfully undertaking this challenge to elevate its standard of care and instill confidence in the community it serves.”
“We take great pride in adding joy, easing pain and calming worries for our clients and their loved ones by providing reliable, trustworthy, compassionate and high-quality professional in-home care. With Joint Commission accreditation, we are making a significant investment in quality on a day-to-day basis at every level. Joint Commission accreditation provides us a framework to ensure consistent, top-notch care, and supports our culture of excellence and continuous improvement,” says BrightStar of Honolulu Co-Owner Alison Lee.
BrightStar of Honolulu is locally owned and operated by Steven and Alison Lee, and is part of the national BrightStar Care franchise, which was featured on the hit television show, Undercover Boss. BrightStar of Honolulu opened in October of 2010, providing private duty in-home care services ranging from companion to skilled care. BrightStar of Honolulu has over 80 full-time, part-time and on-call employees and has provided care services for nearly 300 clients in Hawaii.
For more information about BrightStar of Honolulu, please call 808-447-7448 or visit our website at www.brightstarcare.com/honolulu.