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Dear Mr. Arcidi: I am writing to praise the staff members at Whittier Rehab in Westborough, Massachusetts. My mother was admitted to that facility on March 13, 2013 and has been there for 5 weeks. I can’t even begin to tell you how FANTASTIC the staff on the second floor have been. The facility is lovely. It is clean, staffed with extremely knowledgeable professionals and a pleasure to have my mom there. I particularly would like to mention four individuals who have been the most involved with my mother’s rehabilitation. They are Sarah Murphy, Michelle Granger, Emily Gibbs and Heather Myer. Each and every one of them should be commended! I was quite impressed with the entire staff, the way the facility is run and how everyone goes above and beyond to make the patients feel comfortable and the families to feel relaxed. What a fantastic facility you have in Westborough, Massachusetts. I would HIGHLY recommend your facility to anyone and everyone that I come in contact with that needs a rehabilitation facility. You truly have a great staff at the Westborough facility and it really made a difference to my family. —Sincerely, Lisa G. B.


Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough

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Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford’s Neurology Day Rehabilitation Program is accredited by the Joint Commission and awarded the Gold Seal of Approval for Stroke Certification.

 

 

By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety, the Neurology Day Rehabilitation Program at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of ApprovalTM for Stroke Certification.

Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission is dedicated to continuously improving the safety and quality of the nation’s health care through voluntary accreditation.  The Joint Commission’s on-site Disease Specific Care Certification survey of Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford’s Neurology Day Rehabilitation Program occurred on March 28, 2014.

Robert Iannaco, Administrator at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford, said “The Stroke Certification exhibits the Governing Body’s commitment to quality patient care and also that we continue to strive to improve our program to best suit the needs of our growing stroke population.”

Alfred Arcidi, Senior Vice President of Whittier Health Network, said that the certification is “proof of our organization-wide commitment to continuously raise quality and safety to higher levels.”

The Neurology Day Rehabilitation Program is a Neurologist led, intensive interdisciplinary outpatient rehabilitation program designed for individuals who have experienced a neurological event including stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, or multiple sclerosis. Our medically based rehab program provides individually tailored comprehensive care to treat the physical, psychological, cognitive, communicative, and vocational consequences of a neurologic injury.  In addition to skilled therapy, patients meet regularly with the Neurologist and Nurse Practitioner who focus on coordinating the highest level of medical and rehabilitative care.

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