NEW ALBANY, Ind., Aug. 16, 2022 – Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital, a medical rehabilitation hospital located in New Albany, has been recognized by CARF International, a nonprofit accreditor of health and human service programs. The hospital received a three-year accreditation from CARF for three of its programs:
- Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital (Adults),
- Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Brain Injury Specialty Program (Adults), and
- Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Stroke Specialty Program (Adults).
The latest accreditation is that of several consecutive three-year accreditations that CARF has granted to Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital. Continued accreditation represents the hospital’s ongoing, voluntary commitment to delivering programs and services that are guided by internationally recognized standards and current best practices.
As a CARF-accredited hospital, Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital has participated in a rigorous review process. The hospital has consistently proven to a team of surveyors that its programs and services are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.
“CARF accreditation is so important to our hospital,” shared Melissa Donnell, MSN, MBA, RN, the hospital’s chief nursing officer. “Our CARF-accredited programs demonstrate that we are qualified, dedicated, and innovatively engaged in serving our patients and community with exceptional care. There’s no greater reward than seeing patients succeed and exceed their goals because of our specialty programs.”
Jill Bosa, MHA, OTR, who serves as the hospital’s CEO, added, “I am so very proud of the team here at Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the hospital’s substantial compliance with CARF standards. I congratulate our team on their hard work and continuous commitment to providing quality care and programming.”
About Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital
Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital is a 40-bed medical rehabilitation hospital located in New Albany that offers a specialized treatment option for individuals recovering from or living with debilitating injuries, illnesses, and chronic medical conditions. The hospital’s team of rehabilitation experts takes time to get to know patients and then develops treatment programs specific to each individual’s recovery goals, abilities, and needs. Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital has been accredited by The Joint Commission and by CARF International for the following services and specialty programs: Inpatient Rehabilitation (Adults), Brain Injury Specialty Program (Adults), and Stroke Specialty Program (Adults). For additional information about Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital, please visit www.vrhsouthernindiana.com
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
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