KISSIMMEE, Florida, May 17, 2018 – In April of 2018, Good Samaritan Society – Kissimmee Village received prestigious accreditation from the Joint Commission, a not-for-profit organization that rates and accredits healthcare organizations across the country based on compliance with nursing care center standards related to several areas, including assistance with activities of daily living, coordination of care, and staff education and training.
About the Joint Commission: Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org.
Good Samaritan Society – Kissimmee Village has been serving residents for over 33 years, offering 170 skilled nursing beds, as well as physical, occupational and speech rehabilitation and therapeutic services. This location also offers ample senior living and assisted living apartments.
About Good Samaritan Society: The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit organizations providing innovative senior care and services with approximately 240 locations nationwide. The Society offers Post-Acute, Skilled Nursing and Home- and Community-Based Services as well as Senior Living and Affordable Housing communities. Founded in 1922, the mission is to share God’s love in word and deed by providing shelter and supportive services to older persons and others in need, believing that “In Christ’s Love, Everyone Is Someone.” Click here to learn more.
Joint Commission certified facilities are those that meet National Health, Quality and Safety standards set by the National Institute of Health. The difference in the life of residents treated at a Joint Commission certified facility is noticeable with both outcome and satisfaction.
“Receiving treatment at Good Samaritan Society [Kissimmee Village] assures that you or your loved ones will receive the best care,” administrator Roland Menezil said.