Saturday, October 23, 2021

NCH Rehab Hospital Recognized

CARF International announced this week that NCH Healthcare System’s Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Rehabilitation has been awarded accreditation for a period of three years as a comprehensive inpatient program with additional specialty accreditations in the Stroke Specialty Program and Case Management.
This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization by CARF and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a three-year accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.
“As Collier County’s only comprehensive rehab hospital, it’s gratifying to receive this accreditation from CARF. I would encourage patients and providers to review CARF survey results when considering inpatient rehab,” says Dr. David Pitts, medical director for the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Rehabilitation.
The CARF survey report highlights strengths of the Brookdale Center including:
· The leadership team members are well tenured in their roles, easily accessible to the staff, and deeply engaged in the success of the rehabilitation program.
· The facility is spacious and bright and affords the patients served an optimistic atmosphere conductive to healing.
· The persons served [patients] expressed great satisfaction with the services and training they have received. They expressed appreciation specifically for the compassion, respect and caring received throughout the organization.
· Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Rehabilitation has a strong medical director who is invested in the program and takes a leadership role in quality and service and in research.
The Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Rehabilitation, located on the NCH North Naples Hospital Campus, has been serving Collier County and the surrounding area for 27 years.
For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at
For more information, on the Brookdale Center, call (239) 552-7222 or visit the website at

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