What is The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) ASPIRE to Excellence Gold Seal of Approval?
Next Step Treatment Center voluntarily underwent a thorough evaluation by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). This evaluation ensures that our facility meets CARF's strict performance standards in providing quality and safe care. By meeting these standards, Next Step Treatment Center received The ASPIRE to Excellence Gold Seal of Approval – an internationally recognized symbol of quality.
CARF accredits organizations worldwide and focuses on continually improving health care by setting the highest standards for health care quality throughout the world.
What is accreditation?
Accreditation means that Next Step Treatment Center has made an extra effort to review and improve the key areas that can affect the quality and safety of your care.
Accreditation by CARF is considered the gold standard in health and behavioral health care. Specially trained health care professionals who are experts in their fields visited Next Step Treatment Center and conducted a review that monitors how well our staff:
Provide a safe environment for your care
Educate you about the risks and options for your diagnosis and treatment
Protect your rights as a patient, including your privacy rights
Evaluate your condition, before, during and after diagnosis and treatment
Protect you against infection
Plan for emergency situations
Mission: 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.