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Why Choose The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission has been driving health care quality improvements in nursing care facilities for over 50 years. Discover how The Joint Commission can help you achieve or surpass your own business and quality objectives.


Learn about the types of nursing care facilities The Joint Commission serves and eligibility requirements that must be met by your organization.


Find practical answers to the most common questions about the accreditation process here.


If your nursing care organization is considering accreditation, you probably have questions about pricing. Find answers to pricing questions here.

Our Standards

Curious to see how your organization measures up to Joint Commission nursing care center performance standards? Learn more about the requirements for nursing care centers and request a free trial version of the standards.

Review Accreditation Options

Whether your organization needs to foster better outcomes, meet QAPI requirements, reduce deficiency citations or improve patient safety culture, you’ll find a Joint Commission accreditation or certification program to meet your quality and business objectives.

Apply for Accreditation

You’ve confirmed your eligibility, reviewed the performance standards and assessed your readiness for an on-site survey. Now commit to a culture of quality and safety by applying for nursing care center accreditation.