Progressive Residential Services of New Mexico (PRS-NM) Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

CARF International announces thatProgressive Residential Services of New Mexico, Inc. (PRS-NM) has been accredited for a period of three years for its Community Housing, Community Integration and Supported Living programs. The latest accreditation is the fifth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded toProgressive Residential Services of New Mexico, Inc. (PRS-NM) .

By pursuing and achieving accreditation,Progressive Residential Services of New Mexico, Inc. (PRS-NM) has demonstrated that it meets international standards for quality and is committed to pursuing excellence.

This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows our 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.

Progressive Residential Services of New Mexico, Inc. (PRS-NM) is a nonprofit organization that has been providing Community Housing, Community Integration and Supported Living programs in the Las Cruces area since 2001.

CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcome of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers 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.

Comments from Surveyors from the November 2015 survey were:

“The organization’s leadership effectively communicates its values, which include individual choices, dignity, respect, inclusion, and strong natural supports.”

“PRS-NM demonstrates a person-centered philosophy through its provision of quality services that is evidenced by the choices made by persons served.”

“Family members/guardians and other stakeholders consistently commented on the positive manner about the care and individualized attention the persons served received from the organization’s staff members.”

“Employees demonstrate a high level of competence and enthusiasm relating to the wants and needs or persons served and their employment in general.”

Progressive Residential Services of New Mexico, Inc. (PRS-NM) is very proud to have been awarded another Three-Year Accreditation. Thank you to all the administration and staff who devote their time and dedicate their lives to enhancing the lives of those we serve.

Melissa Alvarez-Ortega, Regional Director

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