Champion Center awarded CARF Acccreditation
The new state-of-the-art program, dedicated to rehabilitating police, fire, and military veterans, has received CARF'S esteem honor.
LOMPOC, CA — October 14th, 2015 — CARF International announced that Champion Center has been accredited for a period of three years for its medical detoxification and rehabilitation programs. This is the first accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to Champion Center. This makes Champion Center one of the few in the country to have earned dual accreditation - both from CARF and Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ).
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.
Champion Center is a non-profit organization located in Lompoc, CA and is a joint-partnership between Addiction Medicine Services, Inc. (AMS) and Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC). The Champion Center specializes in restoring the lives of those who save others. The center has expertly developed dual diagnosis programs to treat military, police, and firefighters suffering from PTSD and the disease of addiction. "We are extremely proud to be able to say we've earned the credibility of CARF'S esteemed three-year accreditation," said Steve Collier, Founder and CEO of The Champion Center. "Patients and other service providers who see the CARF stamp of approval can rest assured that they are dealing with a top-flight facility." Champion Center opened its doors earlier this year.
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 www.carf.org. www.carf.org CARF International accreditation demonstrates a program’s quality, transparency, and commitment to the satisfaction of the persons served. CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. Toll free (888) 281-6531.