Our Staff

Dear Leo: I am writing on behalf of my father, Normand C. and our family. As you know we spoke shortly after my father fractured his hip and underwent surgery. It was a difficult time for us especially my mother. The staff at Hannah Duston was outstanding. Your administrator, Chris Olenio, went out of his way to make my father comfortable and our family welcome. He was willing to assist with even our most minor request. My mother wanted to particularly thank Brian, the physical therapist, and Ted, one of his nurses. Brian was extremely understanding of my father’s situation and condition. Ted promptly recognized the crisis that my father was going through and assisted him in getting him to the hospital for appropriate care. Our whole family wanted me to thank you and your staff at Hannah Duston. You and your facility made a big difference in my father’s care and my family’s peace of mind. Very truly yours, Daniel T. C.


Hannah Duston Healthcare Center

Kim Peters, RN, CWS, Certified Wound Specialist

Nursing

Specialty: Wound Care Specialist

Bradford, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Kim Peters on healing patients at The Whittier Wound Center at Bradford: “Whittier is an amazing place to practice wound care...I get to work with a great team in a setting that presents many challenging cases...we are able to use cutting edge modalities and products that rely on today's best and most current evidence-based practice guidelines, therefore, our results are excellent...

For me, when I realized that there was a nursing specialty that once I became good at, I could make such a difference in patient's lives, I knew wound care was for me. Because wounds are frequently painful and debilitating, this specialty allows me to be part of a process that frequently alleviates suffering and returns the patient to functioning—what's better than that?

And the fact that our program allows us to follow the patient through the continuum of care (hospital, homecare and outpatient) is a win-win situation for the patients and the wound team. Wound care has become a very rewarding career for me and being a part of so many patients’ recovery is a true privilege.

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Kim Peters, RN, CWS, Certified Wound Specialist, received her Nursing degree from New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord, New Hampshire.  Ms. Peters has over 11 years of recent wound care experience, is wound certified by the American Academy of Wound Management and was the 2006 Visiting Nurses Association of America’s Clinician of the Year.  Kim coordinates wound care in both inpatient and outpatient services as well as home care.

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Our Staff

Our professionals work 24-hours a day to provide the highest quality care. The staff represents a wide range of specialties, including physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers and nutritionists. Together they create a restorative program suited to individual needs and then work to maximize the potential of their patients each day of their stay.

Your physician, in conjunction with our interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, will develop an individual program of restorative care for you. It is our goal to provide all of our residents with an active and fulfilling lifestyle.

We have built our reputation on our quality nursing, medical and therapeutic team. The care and services they provide not only meet, but surpass state and federal guidelines.