Lake Orion, MI – May 2017 – CARF International announced that Guest House, Inc. has been once again accredited for a period of three years for its Residential Treatment: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults).

This accreditation demonstrates that Guest House, Inc. is guided by internationally recognized service standards and best practices. The CARF accreditation process consists of ongoing peer consultation and in-depth on-site reviews by a team of surveyors, and it confirms that Guest House programs and services are of the highest quality, measurable and accountable. The willingness to participate in this process reinforces the commitment of Guest House to reduce risk, address health and safety concerns, respect cultural and individual preferences and provide the best possible quality of care.

Guest House’s involvement with CARF helps unite the staff in its ongoing quest for excellence. Guest House President and CEO Robert Koval said, “Guest House further demonstrates our quality programs with this most recent accreditation, which follows 13 years of prior CARF accreditation, since 2004. We have been through the process six times, and this one was our highest performing in terms of suggested recommendations. It is evident that the entire staff takes pride in the service and care we offer.”

Guest House, Inc., included in the Official Catholic Directory, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, licensed and CARF accredited health care provider and specializes in addiction treatment for Catholic clergy and religious, since 1956. It is governed by a Board of Trustees, comprised of 17 individuals including lay people and religious from throughout the United States. Contact Doris Brandt at 248-393-8935 or DorisB@guesthouse.org for more information.

CARF is an independent, non-profit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF, the accrediting body established consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services.

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