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Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services Awarded CHAP Accreditation

Philadelphia, PA — 2/26/19 — Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced today that Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC., (DMHHSS) has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP for Private Duty and Home Health Standards of Excellence. DMHHSS had a survey with no required action.

CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that DMHHSS meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. The rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources and long-term viability. Adherence to CHAP’s standards leads to better quality care and better business performance.

“By achieving CHAP Accreditation, DMHHSS has shown a commitment to excellence,” said Barbara McCann, CHAP President and CEO. “We are excited to continue our partnership with DMHHSS by offering support in its commitment to providing quality care and continuous improvement.”

DMHHSS provides a variety of private duty and home health services to patients and their families in Philadelphia and surrounding areas (Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties in Pennsylvania). Registered nurses oversee all home health care services. DMHHSS can offer home health (nurses, therapist, and aides through Medicare or commercial insurance intermittently) and private duty support services (help with personal care, such as bathing, dressing and meal preparation and medication management). On 1/23/19, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Home Health compare website updated its quarterly data. Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS) is rated 5 Stars again. For more information about the DMHHSS, please visit the DMHHSS website at For additional information, call our office support staff at 215-624-6038.

CHAP is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body for home and community-based health care organizations. Created in 1965, CHAP was the first to recognize the need and value for accreditation in home and community-based care with more than 9,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide. Through “deeming” authority granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), CHAP is a nationally approved accrediting organization who retains authority to survey agencies providing home health, hospice, pharmacy, infusion therapy nursing and home medical equipment services, to determine if they meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and CMS Quality Standards. CHAP’s mission is to define, verify, and advance the highest quality of home and community-based care through its standards, accreditation, education, and research.

For more information about the CHAP accreditation process, please visit the CHAP website at For additional information, email or call 202-862-3413.

For additional information, contact Stanley Rynkiewicz, DMHHSS Administrator at 215-624-6038.

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