BAYADA Habilitation, a BAYADA Home Health Care specialty practice, was recently awarded reaccreditation for the third time from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).  BAYADA Habilitation earned its first CARF accreditation in 2009, then again in 2112. BAYADA Habilitation helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live safely at home and participate in their communities with comfort, independence, and dignity. The CARF accreditation was awarded to habilitation offices in Charlotte, Greensboro, Hickory, Shelby, Wilmington, and Winston Salem in N.C. and to the Hazelton office in P.A.

To earn CARF accreditation, BAYADA submitted to an on-site, rigorous peer review process to ensure the quality of services and programs and to demonstrate client satisfaction. According to CARF, accreditation determines that an organization is committed to reducing risk, addressing health and safety concerns, respecting cultural and individual preferences and providing the best possible quality of care to their clients.

“During the accreditation process, CARF surveyors observed our organizational practices in the office and in clients’ homes, reviewed documentation and interviewed employees, clients and their families,” said BAYADA Division Director Donna Heatherly. “I am so proud of our staff for working so hard to ensure we earned this prestigious recognition. This honor reinforces our commitment to The BAYADA Way values of providing care to our clients with the highest professional, ethical, and safety standards.”

CARF is an independent, nonprofit 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 people served.

To learn more call 800-305-3000 or visit BAYADA Habilitation.


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