Mission, TX -- The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
(CARF) announced that
The Rehab Center at Mission Regional Medical Center has been accredited for a period of
This accreditation outcome represents the highest level of accreditation
that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization's
substantial conformance to the standards established by CARF. An organization
receiving a three-year accreditation outcome has put itself through a
rigorous peer review process and has demonstrated to a team of surveyors
during an on-site visit that its programs and services are of the highest
measurable and accountable quality.
The Rehab Center also received two exemplary commendations for going above
and beyond their expected standards of care for their Fall Prevention
Program and Patient Advocacy.
“This assures the community and patients that the Rehab Center at
Mission Regional Medical Center has met the most stringent requirements
and the highest standard of patient care,” said Karen Dowdall, Program
Director. “I’m very proud of the great team effort by the
entire staff to obtain the three-year accreditation.”
CARF is an independent, not-for-profit accrediting body whose mission 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. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation
of Rehabilitation Facilities, and known as CARF, the accrediting body
establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and
improve the quality of their programs and services.
The Rehabilitation Center provides in-patient and out-patient rehabilitative
services. It is located on the Fifth floor of Mission Regional Medical
Center, which is a Joint Commission-accredited acute care medical complex
that has served the Mission and surrounding communities since 1954.