The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) surveyed
the Acute Rehab Unit in March of this year. Notification was received
in May that the Daviess Community Hospital Acute Rehabilitation Unit is
accredited by CARF International for a period of three years for the Inpatient
Rehabilitation Programs - Hospital (Adults). This accreditation extends
through January 2017. Daviess Community Hospital Acute Rehab Unit has
continuously received accreditation since 2005.
This achievement is an indication of the organization’s dedication
and commitment to improving the quality of the lives of the persons served.
Services, personnel and documentation clearly show an established pattern
of practice excellence,” stated Brian Boon, President of CARF International.
“We are honored to be one of the few facilities in the area with
this accreditation,” stated Lorri Brown, Program Director for the
DCH Acute Rehab Unit. “It is an ongoing process which takes the
entire Acute Rehab Unit team to achieve. We are fortunate to have a dedicated
nursing staff, therapy staff and Medical Director on our Acute Rehab Unit
that have made such a commitment to continuous improvement. This commitment
is found not only on the Acute Rehab Unit, but throughout Daviess Community
CARF stands for Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
The mission of CARF is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes
of services through a consultative accreditation process and continuous
improvement services that center on enhancing the lives of persons served.