August 14, 2013 by Deanna James, LPC, CEDS in Castlewood In the NewsCastlewood Treatment Center is the first facility to be awarded a three-year accreditation for eating disorders from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
This accreditation is the highest level of accreditation a service provider can receive.
Earlier this year, CARF, International released new standards for accreditation of programs that treat individuals with eating disorders.
The new application process is more rigorous and has about 2,500 standards designed to ensure that treatment programs offer the highest quality of carer and protect patients and families seeking behavioral healthcare treatment. Fulfilling these new standards show extraordinary effort in meeting the needs of their clients.
“Receiving this accreditation is a testament to our dedicated staff and program,” said Nancy Albus, CEO of Castlewood Treatment Center.
The Day Treatment, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Partial Hospitalization and Residential Treatment programs have accreditation until June 2016.