Transitional Care Units

To Hannah Duston Staff: Mom was admitted to the hospital - She had a bad spell. She needed much care - she didn’t feel well. After a time, her condition changed to fair. She was almost herself - but not quite there. She couldn’t stay at the hospital, yet couldn’t be alone. What could we do until she was ready for home? We looked around almost everywhere, For a placed that offered specialized care. We searched high and we searched low. Then decided Hannah Duston - was where she would go. We were nervous when she arrived - didn’t know what to expect. She was immediately welcomed with the utmost respect. We were afraid this place would make her feel blue. We were pleased to find the opposite was true. Everyone was so friendly from each nurse to those who clean. The atmosphere was the cheeriest that I’ve ever seen. Each OT, PT, each nurse, every food service worker every CNA Receptionist, hairdresser, social worker, the administrator went out of their way, To make mom feel comfortable and welcomed from the very first day. She has improved tremendously - due to Hannah Duston’s care When mom needed you - we are glad you were there. She is headed back to her home - Many thanks to ALL of you, We are eternally grateful for all that you do. Many thanks to one and all - you work so hard and I must confess In the entire world - YOU ARE THE BEST!!! With much gratitude, Judith Z., Marion H.’s daughter


Hannah Duston Healthcare Center

Whittier’s Transitional Care Units offer 
short-term rehabilitative care to ease your transition back to home and community.


Getting home after your acute rehab stay or orthopedic surgery can be a challenging experience. Whittier is there for you with all of your post-op needs!

Whittier’s Transitonal Care Units offer short-term rehabilitative care for those patients who need additional time to transition to home safely after their hospital stay. Located right inside our Bradford and Westborough hospitals, the expert daily care of our physicians, nurses and therapists will help you to return home as soon as possible and to function independently and at the highest level possible.  Your post operative plan is catered to your surgeon’s protocols, and your care is a collaboration of our doctors and your surgeon.

The Transitional Care Units are state-of-the-art facilities with LCD flat screen TVs for each patient and Wi-Fi access available to all patients and visitors. 

The Transitional Care Units specialize in aggressive, short term rehabilitation for their patients.  

Whittier Bradford Transitional Care Unit is run by
Administrator Zachary Wilkins, Medical Director Dr. Paul Liguori,
and Director of Nursing Services Theresa Craig.

Whittier Westborough Transitional Care Unit is run by
Administrator Zachary Wilkins, Medical Director Dr. John Turchetta,
and Director of Nursing Services Jemimah Kariuki.

Whittier uses a team approach to get you home:

  • Board Certified Attending Physiatrist
  • Specialty Consulting Physicians
  • Dedicated Nursing Team
  • Physical Therapist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Case Manager
  • Social Worker
  • Activities Director

Whittier Transitional Care Units are your places to rehab after spinal surgery, or total knee and hip replacement—and these are just a few of the diagnoses we can handle!  Call us for more information.

Referrals to the Transitional Care Unit at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford or in Westborough may be made by calling our Central Admissions Office Network referral hotline at (800) 442-1717 and a Medical Care Evaluator will be contacted.

Medicare and Private Pay Accepted

We currently accept patients with Medicare or patients who choose to pay privately.

Whittier Rehabilitation Hospitals are  accredited by the Joint Commission.
Joint Commission Notice: The public may contact the Joint Commission’s Office of Quality Monitoring to report any concerns or register complaints about a Joint Commission-accredited health care organization by either calling 800/994-6610 or e-mailing complaint@jointcommission.org.

 

Whittier Transitional Care Units

Admissions: (800) 442-1717

Bradford:
145 Ward Hill Avenue
Bradford, MA 01835
Phone: (978) 478-3888
Fax: (978) 478-3127
20-Bed Transitional Care Unit
Directions

Westborough:
150 Flanders Road
Westborough, MA 01581
Phone: (508) 870-2222
Fax: (978) 478-3028
19-Bed Transitional Care Unit
Directions

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