CARF International has announced that Genesis Development has received its highest accreditation award for Services Coordination; Supported Living Services;Community Employment Services - Employment Supports, Job Development,and Employment Planning; Organizational Employment Services (work centers); Community Housing (group homes); Community Integration (Discovery programs); Mental Health (adults, children, adolescents), Assessment & Referral, Crisis Intervention, and Outpatient Treatment; and Governance Standards Applied.
Genesis is a not-for-profit organization with offices in Toledo. and nine other Iowa cities. It operates the Pheasant Ridge Care Facility (former Tama County Home) north of Toledo and a day program for adults in Toledo.
secutive three-year accreditation that the international accrediting body has awarded to Genesis.
During the first week in October, Genesis went through a rigorous peer review process at all of its locations. The organization demonstrated to a six-person team of surveyors during three days of on-site visits that its programs and services are of the highest quality, measurable, and accountable.
CARF International headquartered in Tucson, AZ, is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services provided by health and human services organizations. CARF currently accredits close to 50,000 programs and services provided by more than 6,500 providers at more than 22,000 locations. More than 8 million persons of all ages are served annually by CARF-accredited service providers.