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Awards & Accreditations

With a long list of accreditations and awards, Special Tree is strongly committed to delivering the highest quality care to our clients.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Accreditation

Special Tree also holds accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services, demonstrating a commitment to continuously improve service quality and focus on the satisfaction of persons served. Special Tree’s CARF accredited facilities include:

  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Skills Nursing: Brain Injury Programs (Adults)
  • Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs: Brain Injury Programs (Adults)
  • Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs: Brain Injury Program (Children and Adolescents)
  • Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs: Brain Injury Program (Pediatric Specialty Program)
  • Residential Rehabilitation Programs: Brain Injury Program (Adults)
  • Residential Rehabilitation Programs: Brain Injury Program (Pediatric Specialty Program)
  • Vocational Services (Adults)

AHCA/NCAL Bronze National Quality Award

Special Tree recognized as a 2013 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality award by American Health Care Association and the National center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through improved quality care. The program honors facilities across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality care for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

Michigan Quality Leadership Award

Special Tree is a recipient of the Michigan Quality Leadership Award from the Michigan Quality Council, the state’s highest recognition for performance excellence.

Detroit Free Press Top Workplace in Michigan

In 2016, Special Tree earned its seventh consecutive recognition as one of the best places to work in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press. The annual Top Workplaces list recognizes the top 100 Michigan companies to work for and is based entirely on how employees feel about their workplace.

  • Best of 2012, Rehab Hospitals, Institutions, and Facilities, Rehab Management
  • Education and Public Awareness Award, Brain Injury Association of America

2016 Intalere Healthcare Achievement Award

In 2016 Special Tree was awarded Intalere Healthcare Achievement Award for Financial and Operational Improvement