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Dear Elaine: I would like to “Thank You” for the wonderful care I received in the TCU. My recovery is right on point. Walking without a limp and very little pain. The care I received during my 16 day stay was exceptional. Special thanks to my nurses, Chris, George, Kelly, Noelle, Kayla, Cheryl, and Debra. My aides, Greg, Billy, Maria, Thelma, Catherine. Thanks to Charlie for my laundry and Vilva for cleaning my room. Each day would start with a smile from each one of you. Caring words for the recovery process. Sincerely, Chris M.


Whittier Westborough Transitional Care Unit

Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford

Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Bradford’s Pulmonary and Stroke Day Rehab Programs Recertified for two more years by Joint Commission!



Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital is pleased to announce that we have received Deficiency Free Joint Commission Recertification surveys for both the inpatient Pulmonary Program and the outpatient Stroke Day Rehab Program, and that we are now certified for two more years. 

The Joint Commission’s Disease Specific Care Certification Program provides an evaluation of a clinical program that delivers care to a defined patient population.  By choosing to become certified, Whittier has shown their commitment to excellence in the areas of Pulmonary and Stroke Rehabilitation and medical care.
 
Bob Iannaco, Whittier Bradford Administrator said, “I am extremely proud of the results of the Joint Commission certification survey for both our Pulmonary and Stroke programs.  The survey shows our commitment to providing outstanding care in both of these patient populations as well as to the certification process.
 
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Bradford, MA is owned and operated by Whittier Health Network, and is run by Administrator Robert Iannaco, Medical Director Dr. Paul Liguori, and Director of Nursing & Clinical Services Jennifer Sprague.

In the photos: Top, our Stroke Day Rehab team (from left to right) -  Laurie Lemire, OT, Rehab Director; Dr. Joan Breen, Neurologist, Director of Neuro Day Program; Kelley Porazinski, OT; Sara Troccolo, SLP; Jamie Moore, SLP; Sandy Kiley, PT; Jeanne Andrusin, NP; Sue Charest, PT

Bottom, our Pulmonary team (from left to right) - Dr. Paul Liguori, Medical Director; Katelynn Emmons, OTR; Laurie Lemire, OTR, Director of Rehabilitation; Jillian Champagne, PT; Riley Rousakis, OTR; Kellie Stephanos, RN, Unit Manager; Becky Flynn, RT, Respiratory Manager; Jennifer Sprague, MSN, Director of Nursing; Sue Charest, PT; Crystal Leblanc, RT

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