Home Health Care

The Whittier Home Health Care Agency provides high quality medical and rehabilitation services for patients in the comfort of their own home, with services provided by a highly trained, caring, compassionate, and experienced clinical team member.


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Quality Care,
From our Family to Yours

We understand that every situation is unique, and as a result, we provide individualized care based on each patient’s personal, medical, and lifestyle needs.

The Whittier Home Health Care Agency has been the golden standard in providing home care to patients throughout the Merrimack Valley in Massachusetts since 1993, and we have extended our care to include Westborough and Metro West, in Worcester County.

We are Medicare-certified, and we also accept all major insurances and HMOs while contracting with various workers’ compensation companies. Please contact us for more information on getting Home Health Care services for your loved one.

Award Winning Services

Winner of FAZZI’S HHCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction and of the ABT Study Award for Excellence in Patient Quality Outcomes. Joint Commission Dean Status. 

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Home Healthcare Services Near You 

Whether you are recovering from a routine surgery or suffer from a complicated illness, we realize that medical issues can be very stressful. Our goal is to assure our patient’s comfort every step of the way while helping to achieve the highest level of functional potential possible in order to return to a quality, self-sustaining, and satisfying life.

Whittier Home Health Care Agency blends the principles of community health, technology, and disease-focused care to ensure positive outcomes to a diverse patient population.

We are committed to excellence and attention to detail with the goal of making a difference in the lives of our patients by providing the services to the right.


Skilled Nursing
  • Venipuncture/Lab Services
  • Injections
  • Wound Care
  • Catheter Care
  • Ostomy Care
  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Medication Teaching
  • Case Management
Infusion Therapies
  • Including TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition) 
  • Intravenous Antibiotics
High-Tech Nursing
  • Port-A-Cath Care and Management
  • Care, Management and Repair of Central Venous Catheters, Midlines, and Peripheral Lines
Home Health Aide Services
  • Personal Care Plans Developed and Supervised by Licensed Clinicians
Physical Therapy
  • Home Safety/Accessibility Assessment
  • Individualized Exercise Programs
  • Functional Mobility Training
  • Cardiopulmonary Training with Oxygen Monitoring
  • Adaptive Equipment Evaluations
  • Orthotic/Prosthetic Appliance Training
Occupational Therapy
  • Functional Mobility Training
  • ADL Home Management Training
  • Adaptive Equipment Assessment and Training
  • Energy Conservation Training with Oxygen
  • Monitoring
  • Splint Consultation
Speech/Language Pathology

Available in Westborough and coming soon to our Bradford service area.

  • Evaluation: Swallowing Disorders, Communication Disorders, Cognitive Retraining, Receptive and/or Expressive Speech & Language Disorders
  • Dysphagia Assessment and Management
Social Work Services
  • Community Resource Planning
  • Assistance with Financial Planning
  • Counseling to assist patients and family in coping with the impact of illness and disability

Whittier is an industry leader in home care delivery, and telehealth is no exception. If telehealth services can be safely provided, they can be incorporated in your individualized care plan.

The WHH Experience

Upon admission to Whittier Home Healthcare, you are assigned to a clinician who manages your care. This specialist performs a full, comprehensive assessment to determine all of your medical and environmental needs.


Working with you and your primary care physician, your case manager develops a plan for your care and enlists a team of clinicians to address your individual needs. Your case manager will coordinate all of your care needs with your physician and other caregivers to ensure comprehensive, patient-focused care.

Your Success is our Success

Our care is patient-centered and goal-oriented. We work with you to prioritize your needs. You have a voice. And we want to hear it.

The Whittier Home Healthcare Agency is consistently rated among the highest in patient satisfaction surveys. 

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Joint Commission Deemed Status

The Joint Commission is a national accrediting organization that has been recognized by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), through a process called “deeming,” as having standards and a survey process that meet or exceed Medicare’s requirements.

What does “deemed” status mean?

WHH is a Medicare and Medicaid Agency certified agency accredited by The Joint Commission as a “deemed status” provider.

Deemed status a prestigious distinction that signifies a home health agency not only meets but far exceeds the performance of other accredited home health agencies.

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Patient Testimonials

Our Team

Whittier Home Health Care Agency  is run by Administrator Michael Arcidi II and a team of dedicated healthcare professionals.

Michael Arcidi II, MBA, Administrator

Michael Arcidi II, MBA, Administrator

Whittier Home Health Care Agency Michael Arcidi II, MBA Administrator, Whittier Home Health Care Agency Michael has been in the Whittier Health Network for over 9 years and has served in the home health administrator role since 2018. He is a 2015 graduate of Saint...

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Melissa Conley, BSN, RN, Home Health Clinical Supervisor

Melissa Conley, BSN, RN, Home Health Clinical Supervisor

Whittier Home Health Care AgencyMelissa Conley, BSN, RN Home Health Clinical Supervisor, Whittier Home Health Care Agency Melissa graduated from Lawrence Memorial Regis College in 2009 with her associate’s degree in nursing. In 2018, she earned her bachelor’s degree...

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Rebecca Slocum, RN, Home Health Registered Nurse

Rebecca Slocum, RN, Home Health Registered Nurse

Whittier Home Health Care AgencyRebecca Slocum, RN Home Health Registered Nurse, Whittier Home Health Care Agency Rebecca Slocum, RN is a 1990 NECC graduate. She was a Case Manager for Home Health VNA from 1993 to 2020, worked at the Holy Family Hospital Wound Clinic...

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Tracy Cerretani, RN, Home Health RN Case Manager

Tracy Cerretani, RN, Home Health RN Case Manager

Whittier Home Health Care AgencyTracy Cerretani, RN Home Health RN Case Manager, Whittier Home Health Care Agency Tracy is a graduate of North Shore Community College, Class of 2000, where she earned her RN license. Her professional career started at Beverly Hospital,...

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Mary Sullivan, Home Health Administrative Assistant

Mary Sullivan, Home Health Administrative Assistant

Whittier Home Health Care AgencyMary Sullivan Home Health Administrative Assistant, Whittier Home Health Care Agency Mary graduated from Bunker Hill Community College with an Associate’s Degree in science, and from Clark University with a certificate in IT in 2000....

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News + Updates

Stay Safe This Thanksgiving!

Whittier wants to help keep you and your loved ones safe during this Thanksgiving and holiday season. See the attached pdf and visit the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s announcement for the current state guidance regarding holiday…

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Fazzi Associates’ Patient Satisfaction Award

Fazzi Associates’ Patient Satisfaction Award

Whittier Home Health Care Agency presented with the Fazzi Associates’ Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction for Demonstrating Superior Performance in Patient Satisfaction in 2015 Based on overall patient satisfaction results for the year 2015, Whittier Home Health...

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Whittier Health Network’s Visitation Policy

If you need more information about our visitation policies, please ask your Whittier facility-specific representative. Whittier Health Network appreciates your patience and support in protecting all the loved ones who have come to us for care. CURRENT STATUS:...

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Take a Closer Look

We invite you to personally visit one of our healthcare centers in your area. Call today to arrange your personal tour of a facility. If you need home healthcare services, we can help you.

To arrange for home healthcare services call (800) 215-1897 or (978) 374-6300.

All services are developed and supervised by licensed clinicians. Patients are seen within 24-48 hours of referral. 

Service Areas

Whittier Home Health Care Agency has an expansive service area that continues to grow with our patients’ needs. Visit our facebook page!

Bradford Service Area
  • Amesbury, MA
  • Andover, MA
  • Boxford, MA
  • Georgetown, MA
  • Groveland, MA
  • Haverhill, MA
  • Lawrence, MA
  • Merrimac, MA
  • Methuen, MA
  • Newbury, MA
  • Newburyport, MA
  • North Andover, MA
  • Salisbury, MA
  • Topsfield, MA
  • West Newbury, MA
  • Plaistow, NH
  • Atkinson, NH
  • Salem, NH
  • Newton, NH
  • Seabrook, NH
Westborough Service Area
  • Ashland, MA
  • Berlin, MA
  • Boylston, MA
  • Framingham, MA
  • Grafton, MA
  • Holliston, MA
  • Hopedale, MA
  • Hopkinton, MA
  • Hudson, MA
  • Marlborough, MA
  • Milford, MA
  • Millbury, MA
  • Northborough, MA
  • Northbridge, MA
  • Shrewsbury, MA
  • Southborough, MA
  • Upton, MA
  • Westborough, MA
  • Worcester, MA.


Accepted Insurances

If your insurance is not listed here, we may be able to accommodate you even if you are out of our provider network.

  • Aetna
  • Allways
  • Anthem BCBS
  • BCBS
  • BMC Healthnet
  • Gentivia Care Centrix
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Partners
  • Steward
  • Medicaid/Mass Health
  • Senior Whole Health
  • Tufts
  • Tufts Public Health
  • Unicare/GIC
  • United (commercial only)

Contact Us

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We love to hear from our community and are happy to assist in your healthcare needs.

This form is not for medical questions. 

If at any time you have urgent medical questions, please contact your primary physician, call 911 or go to your local emergency room. We cannot diagnose or treat by e-mail. Providing personal health information through this web site is not secure over the Internet so please do not share personal information. If you wish to receive care from our team, please contact your primary care physician for a referral.