The Manor at Blue Water Bay Awarded Nursing Care Center Accreditation
From the Joint Commission
Niceville, Florida, June 6, 2018
The Manor at Blue Water Bay announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Nursing Care Center Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient and resident care.
The Manor at Blue Water Bay underwent a rigorous on-site survey on April 23 & 24, 2018. During the review, Joint Commission expert surveyors evaluated compliance with nursing care center standards related to several areas, including assistance with daily activities of daily living, coordination of care, and staff education and training. Surveyors also conducted on-site observations and interviews with leaders and staff of the organization.
“Joint Commission certification provides nursing homes with a framework for the processes needed to improve the care patients and residents receive,” said Gina Zimmerman, MS, Executive Director, Nursing Care Center Accreditation Program. The Joint Commission. “We commend The Manor at Blue Water Bay for its efforts to become a quality improvement organization.”
“The Manor at Blue Water Bay is pleased to receive accreditation and certification from The Joint Commission, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation,” said Matt Baltz, Administrator at The Manor at Blue Water Bay. “We are honored to receive such accreditation, especially as we celebrate 25 years of caring for our community.”
The Manor at Blue Water Bay is the only locally owned and operated skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in the area. The facility specializes in short term post-acute rehab, including physical therapy, occupation therapy, speech therapy and skilled nursing services. Specialty programs are designed to meet the needs of common post hospitalization visits related to Joint Replacement, Cardiac Event Recovery, Neurological Rehabilitation, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and general deconditioning. Please visit our website for more information at or stop by for a tour at 1500 North White Point Road Niceville, FL 32578.
Established in 1966, The Joint Commission’s Nursing Care Center Accreditation Program accredits more than 1000 organizations that offer nursing home and other long term services. The accreditation and certification programs are awarded for a three-year period.