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Kingsbrook Rehabilitation Institute Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Kingsbrook Rehabilitation Institute Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Campus Survey Recognizes High Level of Excellence in Stroke & Cancer Rehabilitation

Kingsbrook Rehabilitation Institute is pleased to announce the accreditation of the Stroke and Cancer Rehabilitation programs by CARF (the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). This accreditation distinguishes Kingsbrook’s program as the only one of its kind on the Northeast, the 4th in USA and the 6th site worldwide. This achievement is an indicator of Kingsbrook’s commitment to improving the quality of the lives of persons served. This accreditation recognizes the Institute’s success in delivering excellent patient-centered care that exceeds national and international standards in Stroke & Cancer Rehabilitation.

CARF International announced that Kingsbrook Rehabilitation Institute has been accredited for a period of three years for its Cancer and Stroke Rehabilitation programs. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.

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 and continuous improvement services that center on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at