“Being the only CARF accredited rehabilitation program in our region
offers patients quality and state-of-the-art care during their needs of
rehabilitation,” said J. Anthony Rose, CVMC President & CEO.
“Patients experiencing stroke, trauma, or orthopedic conditions
need comprehensive, quality nursing and therapy care. Catawba Valley Medical
Center is qualified and credentialed to offer this important kind of care.”
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 that centers on enhancing those awarded.
Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
and now known as CARF, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused
standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their
programs and services.
Catawba Valley Medical Center is a not-for-profit, public healthcare system
providing and promoting the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual
well-being of the public in addition to serving as a center for health
education, wellness services, preventative medicine and acute care. CVMC,
twice recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet
facility, was recently named as a “Distinguished Hospital for An
Outstanding InPatient Experience” by J.D. Power and Associates as
well as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers.