• Standards of Accreditation

    Accreditation establishes responsible service delivery practices that strengthens the provider’s credibility.   This gives consumer the ability to maintain a level of trust in the organization, which is essential to great customer satisfaction and client loyalty. 
  • “We researched several accreditation bodies before choosing the National Institute for Home Care Accreditation, Inc. (NIHCA). Their approach was both supportive and educational and we valued the importance that they place on the costumer.  If the goal of accreditation was to make us better, that is exactly how we felt when the process was completed.”
  • Standards of Accreditation

    Accreditation sets a home care organization apart from all others by establishing a mark of excellence for consumers to look for when choosing a home care provider.  One who is recognized as a high quality, reliable, safe, accountable, and professional care provider.


The National Institute for Home Care Accreditation, Inc. operates exclusively for the purpose of:

♦ Establishing basic national standards for sound home care practices and service delivery principles for the protection of the people served by the home care firm
♦ Disseminating these Standards of Accreditation
♦ Developing and implementing a fair and independent accreditation process resulting in a providers accredited status
♦ Providing education, information and assistance with the Standards of Accreditation requirements in support of the accreditation process 

NIHCA Member Highlight
SNS, LLC dba Home Instead Senior Care has been providing quality home care services to seniors and their families for 17 years.  Locally owned and operated, SNS, LLC is one of the trusted leaders in home care in the Morris and Passaic County areas.  A committed team of highly trained, licensed, insured and bonded caregivers are supervised by professional Registered Nurses, who initiate and oversee personalized care plans for each client.   They consistently and compassionately provide quality, solutions-based care for as little as three hours per day up to 24/7, enabling seniors to safely remain in their own homes.  

Here is what our Members say about us:
“After carefully exploring the accreditation bodies available for health care service firms in New Jersey, we enthusiastically chose NIHCA. We were most impressed by their emphasis on organizational soundness.  Their team has been not only extremely approachable and responsive, but also presents a wealth of knowledge and experience in the home care industry.  The standards are thorough and comprehensive, and the process to become accredited provides a great opportunity for agency to dive deep into their organization to ensure quality, accountability and professionalism in every area.” 
Andrea Sussman, Owner
SNS, LLC d/b/a Home Instead Senior Care
Succasunna, NJ



The National Institute for Home Care Accreditation, Inc. (NIHCA) mission is to: “Promote quality, professionalism, and ethics to ensure the public trust, by setting standards, qualifications and guidance for the delivery of safe essential home care services. This is accomplished by authenicating qualified, principled home care provider organizations through an objective accreditation process and independent oversight.”