LANSING, Mich., April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) announced that Peckham, Inc. has received a three-year re-accreditation. This accreditation is the 13 consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that CARF has given Peckham, Inc.
"Peckham is proud to have earned another three-year CARF accreditation," says Greta Wu, Chief Human Services Officer. "As we face changes within our industry, this achievement serves as a reminder that if we continue to do great work, we will continue to produce great results."
Peckham, Inc. has received a three-year accreditation for its Community Employment Services: Employment Supports & Job Development, Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation services, Organizational Employment Services and Governance Standards Applied programs.
"Across program service areas, clients are actively listened to, and their rights, opinions, dreams and desires are honored by personnel," says The CARF International Survey Summary. When asked to describe what makes Peckham special, a client stated, "They listen to you and they never give up on you."
This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that is awarded to an organization. It also validates the organization's substantial conformance to the CARF standards. Peckham went through a rigorous peer review process, and demonstrated to a team of surveyors its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable and of the highest quality.
"One of Peckham's greatest assets is its dedicated, skilled, and talented personnel," says The CARF International Survey Summary. "They extend themselves beyond their assigned hours and responsibilities and always ensure that they are available to clients and other stakeholders. They believe in the organization's mission and appear to be driven and inspired by an impressive team spirit."
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.
Peckham, Inc. is a nonprofit community vocational rehabilitation organization that values quality, diversity and performance. Our mission is to provide a wide range of opportunities to maximize human potential for persons with disabilities who are striving for greater independence and self-sufficiency.
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