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Home care franchisor BrightStar Care receives Joint Commission award

November 6, 2014
by Lois A. Bowers, Senior Editor
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National private-duty home care franchisor BrightStar Care has received the Joint Commission's Enterprise Champion for Quality award for the second year in a row. It is only one of two franchisors to receive the award since it was established in 2013.

BrightStar Care has more than 260 locations providing skilled and non-medical home care and staffing services to individuals, families and healthcare facilities. The award recognizes the company's to promote the delivery of high-quality home healthcare to its franchisees through Joint Commission accreditation.

To be eligible for the award:

  • A franchisor must be legally organized and registered and maintain an organization of franchises that are eligible for accreditation by The Joint Commission.
  • At the time of application, the franchisor must have at least 10 franchises accredited in good standing by The Joint Commission.
  • The franchisor must demonstrate that 95 percent of all eligible franchises are accredited and in good standing with The Joint Commission.
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