Benevilla Receives 3 Year Accreditation from CARF International

May 24, 2019

Benevilla is excited to announce today it has received further accreditation from CARF International (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) for their Adult Day Services and Dementia Care Specialty programs. This accreditation is effective April 11, 2019 and will extend through May 31, 2022. Benevilla has been continually certified since 2007 and is the only certified Adult Day Services Program in the State of Arizona.
Benevilla received a perfect 100% across all programs for the entire CARF on-site survey benchmarking report.

“This achievement is an indication of your organization’s dedication and commitment to improving the quality of the lives of the persons served. Services, personal, and documentation clearly indicate an established pattern of conformance to standards,” said CARF President & CEO Brian J. Boon, PhD in the report. “It is apparent Benevilla provides excellent services for its members and is dedicated to ongoing quality improvement and utilizing best practices.”
The CARF report and accreditation follows a period of in-depth inspections, audits, and confidential interviews with personnel, members, clients and community stakeholders. It specifically noted Benevilla has a commitment to superior customer service that permeates the entire organization’s activities. The highlights of the report include Benevilla areas of strengths including a purposeful leadership team, a vibrant energy demonstrated by the personnel, a highly engaged board of directors, a strong volunteer program and a complete workplace culture demonstrating a strong person-centered philosophy.

“We are proud to be able to continue our accreditation with CARF for another three years,” said Benevilla President & CEO Joanne Thomson. “This accreditation highlights our superior care and best practices in dementia care. Benevilla is constantly committed to enriching lives by bringing the highest possible quality life experience to our members, their caregivers and families, and to our community.”

CARF is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. Their process applies internationally recognized standards organized around the “ASPIRE to Excellence” continuous quality improvement framework. CARF accreditation has been recognized as the benchmark of quality health and human services for more than 50 years.