Jaquith Nursing Home is accredited by The Joint Commission. The facility received The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval in June 2001 and is continuously monitored by the organization to ensure compliance with national standards.
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States, including more than 8,200 hospitals and home care organizations, and more than 6,800 other health care organizations that provide long term care, assisted living, behavioral health care, laboratory and ambulatory care services. The Joint Commission also accredits health plans, integrated delivery networks, and other managed care entities. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.
Jaquith Nursing Home is also licensed by the Mississippi State Department of Health Division of Licensure and Certification, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
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