Standards development activities are among the most common and most beneficial activities carried on by nonprofit organizations and associations.”
—Jerald Jacobs, The Association Law Handbook
Argentum is helping its members and the industry navigate the challenge of a rapidly growing and changing industry through its efforts to establish voluntary, consensus-based standards.
It’s an approach that establishes a level of performance necessary for appropriate care, yet leaves it up to industry operators to best decide how to achieve that level of care in a manner that suits their residents, their regions, their specialties, and their brands.
Using Accreditation to Evaluate Quality: A Primer on Senior Living Accreditation
Accreditation is a tool used by organizations to promote quality. As there are a number of accreditation options available, Argentum compiled a primer on senior living accreditation as a tool to help Argentum members sort through the options. Included is an overview on the uses of accreditation by organizations, consumers, and the public, as well as a set of criteria for those that may be considering accreditation for their communities.
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