Whittier Health Network

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Admission Guidelines

Physicians/office staff and VNAs must specify that they are looking for an inpatient admission from the doctor’s office or from home when they call our central admission line at (800) 442-1717.

Patient demographics, inclusive of the insurance carrier and policy number(s), along with pertinent clinical information outlined below will need to be faxed to (978) 478-3040.

How Does My Family Member Get Referred to Whittier?

A referral is made by your doctor, case manager, or social worker. Appropriate patients can also be admitted from the Emergency Room or home. If you would like to advocate or make a referral for your loved one’s inpatient admission, we can help coordinate care through our Central Admissions Office at (800) 442-1717, or you can contact your hospital clinical liaison directly.

Referrals and admissions to individual nursing homes and subacute facilities are made by contacting each facility individually. Please visit these Skilled Nursing Facility and Transitional Care Unit pages for contact information.

• Hannah Duston Healthcare Center, Haverhill, MA
• Masconomet Healthcare Center, Topsfield, MA
• Nemasket Healthcare Center, Middleborough, MA
• Oak Knoll Healthcare Center, Framingham, MA
• Port Healthcare Center, Newburyport, MA
• Sippican Healthcare Center, Marion, MA
• Whittier Bradford Transitional Care Unit, Haverhill, MA
• Whittier Westborough Transitional Care Unit, Westborough, MA

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 911.


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Long-Term Acute Care (LTAC)

Our hospitals in Bradford and Westborough
help patients who
have long-term,
complex acute, and chronic medical needs.

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Acute Rehabilitation

Our hospitals in Bradford and Westborough provide a wide array of intense rehabilitation services to facilitate independence and a safe discharge back to your home and community.

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Transitional Care Units

State-of-the-art Transitional Care Units facilities offer short term rehabilitation for patients needing post operative care to recover and return back home.

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Skilled Nursing Facilities

Our interdisciplinary team of professionals develop individual programs of rehabilitation for
short-term patients as well as restorative care
for long-term residents.

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Outpatient Services

Our highly trained rehabilitation staff in Bradford and Westborough offers hospital-based one-on-one therapy along with a wide range of specialized clinics and services.