FARR Certified Residences ensure all owners, managers, and staff receive an orientation to the FARR Code of Ethics and document their agreement to abide by these principles as a condition of employment.
This orientation includes confirmation that all owners, managers, and staff successfully complete FARR Code of Ethics and FARR Standards training annually. Certified Recovery Residences must ensure each newly hired staff member completes these two mandatory training sessions within their first ninety (90) days of employment. Where applicable, the professional staff at each site shall review all relevant Codes of Ethics annually and attest in writing to their willingness to abide by the principles.
Certified Residences ensure that residents receive an orientation about their rights and responsibilities upon admission, including their right to receive ethical care. Confirmation of this orientation must be documented in each resident’s file. Certified Residences ensure all residents are provided information during their orientation regarding the process and steps residents may take to report any ethical or standards violations. Confirmation of this orientation must be documented in each resident’s file.
The website of all Certified Residences must provide a prominently displayed link to the FARR Code of Ethics, and the FARR Grievance Form shall also be posted on the Certified Residences website or clearly linked to same on the FARR website within thirty (30) days of issuance of the Certificate of Compliance. FARR Certified Residences should ensure that no retribution, intimidation, or any negative consequences shall occur if a grievance or complaint has been filed.