McLaren Homecare Awarded CHAP Accreditation

Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced that McLaren Homecare - Davison has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP Standards of Excellence for home health providers. The CHAP Accreditation is a symbol of quality that reflects McLaren Homecare’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that McLaren Homecare meets the industry's highest nationally recognized standards. The four-day rigorous survey from December 2 to December 6, 2019, by CHAP focused on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources and long-term viability. CHAP also interviewed management and staff and conducted home health visits to interview patients. Simply stated, adherence to CHAP's standards leads to better quality care.

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In addition to quality care, CHAP’s Standards of Excellence also focuses on strengthening internal operations, promoting continuous process improvement, promoting consumer safety, satisfaction and outcomes, affirming public trust, meeting community needs in a cost-efficient and effective manner, and maintaining the viability of community health practice nationwide.

“This is a great accomplishment for our Davison office,” Says Tammy Aubel, VP of McLaren Homecare. “The staff work very hard to provide the best quality care to our patients. It was a team effort by all the staff at McLaren preparing for CHAP accreditation and I am very proud of them all."

“At McLaren, our mission is to create the best value in healthcare, as defined by quality outcomes and cost,” says Bart Buxton, EdD, President & CEO of McLaren Health Management Group, parent company for McLaren Homecare. “Whereas the CHAP accreditation for our Davison home health office speaks volumes to our quality outcomes and process focus, it also creates the foundational underpinnings which drive value to our patients and their families. Our strategic intent, ‘to do home care, better than anyone else,’” Buxton continues, “is further validated by this accreditation and continues to differentiate the care given to patients and families by our outstanding staff of clinicians.”

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

About Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc.

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 5,000 organizations 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.

About McLaren Homecare

McLaren Homecare, headquartered in Davison, offers a full range of services, including help transitioning from the hospital or sub-acute rehab facility to home, recovering from an injury, surgery or illness, and allows patients to remain independent at home. McLaren Homecare maintains regional offices in Genesee, Isabella, Macomb, Ingham, Bay and St. Clair counties. For more information about McLaren Homecare, call 866-323-5974 or visit us online at