The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)

Our center in Frederick has received the approval from the ACHC, one of the most renowned health care accreditation and standards-setting organization in the country. Founded in 1985, they’re a nonprofit organization that accredits and certifies health care providers in the U.S. Our ACHC award certification demonstrates full compliance with its national standards for health care quality and safety.

ACHC accreditation means our organization:

  • Demonstrates our commitment to quality
  • Improves quality, safety and overall healthcare experience for clients, families and staff
  • Creates distinction among competition
  • Educates staff regarding best practices and improves business operations, reducing risks
  • Drives continuous improvement
  • Accreditation demonstrates our organization’s commitment to remaining compliant with industry standards and best practices, containing costs, and practicing performance improvement
  • Provides professional advice and boosts the quality of staff recruitment and development

How do our clients benefit?

ACHC accredited or certified organizations inspire confidence in the care provided because you know the organization is:

  • Putting clients safety and quality of care first
  • Periodically evaluated by the ACHC for compliance with the standards and other requirements
  • Provided with expert advice and education from the ACHC about quality improvement
  • Receiving professional advice during regular ACHC surveys, which enhances the staff’s knowledge base
  • Able to attract qualified staff because they have more opportunities to develop their skills and knowledge