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Licensing & Accreditation

Licensing & Accreditation

The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission standards deal with organization quality, safety-of-care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. If you have concerns about your care, we would like to hear from you. You may contact us directly here.

If you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed adequately, you may contact The Joint Commission online at www.jointcommission.org and use the “Report a Patient Safety Event” link in the “Action Center” of the homepage of their site, by mail at: Division of Accreditation Operations, Office of Quality Monitoring, The Joint Commission, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, or by fax at: 630-792-5636.

Disease Specific Care Certification in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Texas NeuroRehab Center Earns Disease Specific Care Certification in Brain Injury Rehabilitation from The Joint Commission

Texas NeuroRehab Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Brain Injury Rehabilitation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

Texas NeuroRehab Center underwent a rigorous onsite review on November 19, 2019. During the visit, a Joint Commission reviewer evaluated compliance with Brain Injury Rehabilitation standards spanning several areas including the use of evidence-based practice in the program, performance and quality data, documentation, environment of care, leadership, medication management, and rights and responsibilities of the individual.

The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance. The surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews.

“As a private accreditor, The Joint Commission surveys health care organizations to protect the public by identifying deficiencies in care and working with those organizations to correct them as quickly and sustainably as possible,” says Mark Pelletier, RN, MS, chief operating officer, Accreditation and Certification Operations, and chief nursing executive, The Joint Commission. “We commend Texas NeuroRehab Center for its continuous quality improvement efforts in patient safety and quality of care.”

For more information, please visit The Joint Commission website.

Texas NeuroRehab Center Earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Texas NeuroRehab Center is pleased to announce that the Commission on Accreditation of Rehab Facilities (CARF) International has accredited for a period of three years the Adult Residential Rehabilitation Program, known as the Tejas Post-Acute Brain Injury Program. Tejas is a 22-bed residential rehabilitation program for patients who have sustained a traumatic brain injury or stroke.

CARF accreditation represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and demonstrates the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. A Three-Year Accreditation is a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during a virtual visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.

Texas NeuroRehab Center is a for-profit organization with facilities at 1106 W. Dittmar Road. It has been providing brain injury rehabilitation in the Austin area since 1986.

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.