Organizations that meet CARF defined standards of care have attained the industry benchmark for quality.
CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centres on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services.
What is accreditation?
Accreditation is official recognition that our organization is guided by internationally recognized service standards and best practices.
CARF accreditation consists of ongoing consultation and in-depth on-site reviews to help our organization achieve the highest quality of care for our customers.
Accreditation demonstrates that our organization has opened it’s service delivery and business process to outside scrutiny to improve the quality of our programs.
Accreditation is a public statement that our organization strives to ensure that our services are of the highest possible quality.
What does accreditation mean to persons served?
Accreditation demonstrates to customers that our organization is committed to reducing risk, addressing health and safety concerns, respecting cultural and individual preferences, and providing the best possible quality of care.
Accreditation demonstrated that our organization values the input of our clients and is accountable to the community.
Accreditation demonstrates that our organization has made a specific commitment to put the needs of our residents at the centres of everything we do.
Accreditation indicates that our organization respects the rights and individuality of our patients.
What is CARF International?
CARF International provides a framework, then consults and advises health and human service organizations to help to help improve their service quality.
CARF International is a nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. It’s goal is to ensure that persons served remain at the centre of the service delivery process.
CARF International is a nonprofit organization that offers accreditation services and support for health and human services programs.