Fourth Consecutive Three-Year CARF Accreditation for Mercy Rehab Hospital St. Louis

March 1, 2017

ST. LOUIS Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital St. Louis received its fourth consecutive, three-year accreditation from CARF, an international accrediting body, for its comprehensive rehabilitation programs, including additional accreditation in stroke, brain injury and amputation adult inpatient specialty programs.

The accreditation, the highest level that can be given to an inpatient rehabilitation facility, demonstrates Mercy’s commitment to the international standards for quality and CARF standards.

“Our patients and the quality of care we provide them are always top of mind with anything we do,” said Donna Flannery, administrator of Mercy Rehab Hospital St. Louis. “The renewed accreditation shows we are proactively taking steps to make sure we are continually improving.”

Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital St. Louis is an organization that has been providing comprehensive stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological, amputation and burn rehabilitation in the St. Louis area since 2007. 

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 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. 

A therapist with Mercy Rehab Hospital St. Louis works with a patient.

A therapist with Mercy Rehab Hospital St. Louis works with a patient.

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