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April 13, 2022

New Braunfels Home Instead awarded CHAP Accreditation

Home Instead CAREGiver and senior sitting together smiling

New Braunfels, TX — April 12, 2022 — Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced today that Home Instead of New Braunfels has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP Home Care Standards of Excellence.

CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that Home Instead of New Braunfels 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. Simply stated, adherence to CHAP's standards leads to better quality care.

“By achieving CHAP Accreditation, Home Instead of New Braunfels has shown a commitment to excellence,” said Nathan DeGodt, CHAP President & CEO. “We are excited to begin our partnership with Home Instead - New Braunfels by offering support in its commitment to providing quality care and continuous improvement.”

Home Instead of New Braunfels provides a variety of Home Care services to patients and their families in New Braunfels and surrounding areas. These areas include the counties of Comal, Caldwell, Guadalupe and Hays.

CHAP is an independent, not-for-profit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations. Created in 1965, CHAP was the first to recognize the need and value for accreditation in community-based care. CHAP is the oldest national, community-based accrediting body with more than 9,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide. Through “deeming authority” granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), CHAP has the regulatory authority to survey agencies providing home health, hospice and home medical equipment services, to determine if they meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and CMS Quality Standards. CHAP’s purpose is to define and advance the highest standards of community-based care.

For more information about the CHAP accreditation process, please visit the CHAP website at www.chapinc.org. For additional information on CHAP, please contact Teresa Harbour, Senior Vice President, Accreditation, at (202) 467-1701, or teresa.harbour@chapinc.org.

For additional information, contact Allison Johnston at (830) 624-8380.