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Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities - CARF

Organization URL(s)

www.carf.org/

Other Contact Information

4891 E. Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85712
888-281-6531 (Voice - Toll-free)
520-318-1129 (FAX)
520-325-1044 (Voice - TTY)

Description

The mission of CARF is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served. CARF develops and maintains current, field-driven standards that improve the value and responsiveness of the programs and services delivered to people in need of rehabilitation and other life enhancement services; recognizes organizations that achieve accreditation through a consultative peer-review process and demonstrate their commitment to the continuous improvement of their programs and services with a focus on the needs and outcomes of the persons served; conducts accreditation research emphasizing outcomes measurement and management; provides information on common program strengths as well as areas needing improvement; and provides consultation, education, training, and publications that support organizations in achieving and maintaining accreditation of their programs and services.

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Review Date

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2008