Nursing Care Center and Memory Care Certification Requirement Updates



Effective July 1, 2022, The Joint Commission will be introducing 29 new and 55 revised requirements for the Nursing Care Accreditation Program at The Joint Commission. They will also be releasing 10 new and 4 revised Memory Care Certification requirements.


The requirements address several topics, such as: infection prevention and control, dementia/memory care, staff recruitment, and medication safety. The purpose of these revisions is to ensure the Nursing Care Center and Memory Care Certifications remain scientifically current. These new and updated requirements can be found on the Joint Commission’s Prepublication Standards page of their website.


Achieve Accreditation has been assisting senior living providers with obtaining and maintaining their Joint Commission Accreditation for over 30 years. We can help you fast track the new Joint Commission requirements as a part of your ongoing compliance program.



Kathleen O’Connor, MA is President & Founder of Achieve Accreditation. Achieve Accreditation has helped skilled nursing providers and assisted living organizations to obtain and maintain their Joint Commission Accreditation for over 30 years.