Remember to Say Please and Thank You

“Did you remember to thank Mr. Jones for the birthday gift?” “Did I hear a ‘please’ when you asked for the milk to be passed?” We all recall our parents giving us these reminders when we were little, don’t we? I certainly do and I see parents frequently trying to teach their children the importance […]

How to Prepare for Accreditation; Becoming nationally accredited

Two of the benefits of becoming nationally accredited are the commitment that is made to quality improvement and the documentation of critical administration, management and service delivery policies and procedures. An organization may pay thousands of dollars to an accrediting body and needs to assign personnel to the 12 – 18 month process of becoming […]

What is Accreditation?

What is accreditation?  This is an important question to answer for anyone who will be following this blog. Essentially, accreditation is a type of certification process.  An accrediting body or “accreditor” is one which establishes written standards against which other organizations or “accreditees” are measured and eventually certified or “accredited”.  The broad purpose of accreditation […]