CARF

CARF: Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

CARF: Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

CARF is an independent, non-profit accrediting organization, which works to ensure that high standards of care and quality are met by its accredited inpatient rehabilitation providers. Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital has been accredited by CARF since 1983. In 2007, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital's Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation Specialty Program became the first such program in the region to receive CARF accreditation.

Most recently, in 2015, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network received accreditation of seven programs, including:

Good Shepherd holds the following three-year CARF accreditations:

  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital (Adults)
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital (Pediatric Specialty Program)
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Amputation Specialty Program (Adults)
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Brain Injury Specialty Program (Adults)
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Spinal Cord System of Care (Adults)
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Stroke Specialty Program (Adults)
  • Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs: Spinal Cord System of Care (Adults)

Additionally, CARF recognized Good Shepherd’s inpatient pediatric feeding program for exemplary conformance to CARF standards, calling it “a model for others to follow.”

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network is a recognized leader in providing physical rehabilitation care. Good Shepherd's facilities and programs and services are accredited by numerous independent agencies. These accreditations confirm that Good Shepherd provides quality care and focuses on facilitating positive patient outcomes. Learn more about Good Shepherd's accreditations.