Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)

Our center in Frederick has received the approval from the CARF, one of the most renowned health care accreditation and standards-setting organization in the country. Founded in 1966, they’re a nonprofit organization that accredits and certifies health care providers in the U.S. Our CARF award certification demonstrates full compliance with its national standards for health care quality and safety.

CARF accreditation means our organization:

  • Demonstrates our commitment to quality
  • Improves quality, safety and overall healthcare experience for clients, families and staff
  • Creates distinction among competition
  • Educates staff regarding best practices and improves business operations, reducing risks
  • Drives continuous improvement
  • Accreditation demonstrates our organization’s commitment to remaining compliant with industry standards and best practices, containing costs, and practicing performance improvement
  • Provides professional advice and boosts the quality of staff recruitment and development

How do our clients benefit?

CARF accredited or certified organizations inspire confidence in the care provided because you know the organization is:

  • Putting clients safety and quality of care first
  • Periodically evaluated by the CARF for compliance with the standards and other requirements
  • Provided with expert advice and education from the CARF about quality improvement
  • Receiving professional advice during regular CARF surveys, which enhances the staff’s knowledge base
  • Able to attract qualified staff because they have more opportunities to develop their skills and knowledge