What is a CARF report?

The CARF survey process identifies opportunities for continuous improvement, a core concept of “aspiring to excellence.” This section of the report lists the sections of the CARF standards that were applied on the survey, including a description of the business practice area and/or the specific program(s)/service(s) …

What do you need to be CARF accredited?

Steps to accreditation

  1. Condensed from the CARF standards manuals.
  2. Consult with a designated CARF resource specialist to receive guidance and technical assistance regarding the accreditation process.
  3. Conduct a self-evaluation.
  4. Submit the survey application.
  5. CARF invoices for the survey fee.
  6. CARF selects the survey team.

What are CARF surveys?

CARF accreditation is a continuous quality improvement process where peers apply internationally-recognized standards to an organization’s programs/services through a consultative on-site survey.

How much is CARF accreditation cost?

CARF fees are based on the number of surveyors and days needed to complete the survey. Application fees are currently $995, and survey fees are $1,670 per day without the additional cost of travel, lodging and etc.

What is the purpose of CARF?

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.

Why is CARF accreditation important?

In short, CARF accreditation matters because it demonstrates that a retirement community or other health or human services provider is unquestionably committed to continuous improvement in their community services and healthcare offerings, as well as in the satisfaction of their customers, clients, or other …

What are CARF standards?

The CARF standard ensures that the organization displaying their seal has undergone extensive auditing and inspection in order to ensure that the services you receive are of the highest quality.