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LTC Accreditation Manual.

JCAHO has published the 2000-2001 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual far Long Term Care (CAMLTC), which includes all the information necessary to prepare for a JCAHO survey.

The CAMLTC includes the standards and intent statements for 2000-2001 and provides implementation examples. It also includes new features, such as a detailed account of the joint Commission's Sentinel Event policy; a chapter explaining the role of performance measurement in the accreditation process; revised decision rules; and a comparison of last year's scoring caps to the 2000-2001 scoring caps. Accreditation policies and procedures, aggregation rules and scoring questions are also addressed.
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