Redwood CARF Accreditation

October 25, 2016

Fort Mitchell, KY –  Redwood, the Northern Kentucky based nonprofit which provides services to children and adults with disabilities, recently received a three-year accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).  CARF provides accreditation services worldwide for health and human service providers.

The accreditation recognizes Redwood’s excellence in meeting CARF’s 1,200 international standards and audit requirements which measure organizational efficiency, fiscal health, board governance and service delivery.  Redwood’s accreditation extends through October 31, 2019.  Redwood has continuously achieved CARF accreditation for since October 2010.

“This achievement is an indication of Redwood’s dedication and commitment to improving the quality of the lives of clients served. Redwood services, personnel and documentation clearly indicate an established pattern of conformance to standards,” said Redwood Board President Drew Hollenkamp.

Executive Director and CEO John Francis said, “At the ground floor level – the level that CARF auditors focus on – Redwood’s staff proved once again how client-centered the organization truly is.  The re-accreditation is rooted in the day to day excellence of our staff.”

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Redwood is an accredited facility through CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) and NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) and helps children and adults with disabilities. Redwood serves over 800 clients each year through its 22 comprehensive programs ranging from educational, therapeutic and vocational services.  Its state-of-the-art facility allows clients to learn, interact and receive vocational training while building upon their social skills in order to achieve the quality of life they deserve.

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