Why choose ACHS for your National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards accreditation?

Support

Support

A dedicated ACHS customer service professional will provide ongoing support throughout the accreditation program.

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Education

Education

Receive affordable ACHS education programs and member support workshops.

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Complimentary program

Complimentary program

When you join ACHS, you also receive access to our Clinical Indicator Program (CIP), report and online reporting tool for benchmarking purposes.

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ACHS is a Commission-approved accrediting agency for NSQHS Standards

Announced Assessment Program

The ACHS NSQHS Standards Announced Assessment Program is a three-year membership consisting of one onsite assessment of all eight NSQHS Standards. The scheduling of the assessment is done in consultation with the health services but must occur once in a three-year cycle and at least four months prior to the accreditation date.

Short Notice Assessment Program

The ACHS NSQHS Standards Short Notice Assessment Program is a three-year membership consisting of three onsite assessments (3-4 standards each assessment), with at least two standards being assessed twice during the three-year cycle. Health services are given 48 hours’ notice of the assessment.