"Commitment to Caring"

Why It's Important That You Select a Nursing Facility
That Has Earned The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™

Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval Life is full of key decisions you make over time, and selecting just the right nursing facility for a loved one or yourself is important. You are looking for a building that has a staff of professional, dedicated, compassionate caregivers who are outstanding at what they do for the residents and families they serve. The Joint Commission takes all of this and more into account when awarding its Gold Seal of Approval to a nursing facility. In fact Christian Care Center of Kuttawa is in a select group of only 6% of nursing facilities nationwide to have earned this prestigious honor.

Look at it this way: just 6% out of 15,000+ nursing facilities have gained this honor in the United States. This means that Christian Care Center of Kuttawa is in a very exclusive group to have gone through the rigorous inspection process to achieve this special distinction. Hospitals also go through Joint Commission surveys as well. World-renown facilities such as Johns Hopkins, The Mayo Clinic, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Duke University Hospital, and the Cleveland Clinic have joined Christian Care Center of Kuttawa in earning The Joint Commission Gold Seal.

 What is The Joint Commission and what it means for you: The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization based in Chicago. It was founded in 1951, and is the world leader in evaluating the quality and safety of care provided in our nation's 15,000+ nursing homes. A nursing facility submitting itself for Joint Commission review must go through an extensive on-site evaluation process of its operations and staff from a select team of Joint Commission inspectors, all of whom have extensive health care backgrounds.  The Joint Commission is governed by a 32-member Board of Commissioners that includes physicians, administrators, nurses, employers, labor representatives, quality experts, a consumer advocates, and educators. Nursing facilities that undergo the process are reviewed in such areas as performance, safety, quality of care, residents' rights, residents' treatment, and infection control.

You can take heart in knowing Christian Care Center of Kuttawa, in achieving elite Joint Commission Gold Seal status, is ranked amongst the best of the best in providing outstanding care to its residents, and providing superior services to residents and their families. Remember the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ when making the important decision in selecting nursing facility care.