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Dear Ms. Grasso, I just wanted to take a minute to commend you and your staff. My mother, Gilberte H., has been in and out of Port Rehab since November 2018. It does help when I am there and witness the care and compassion extended to her in her time of need. I wish I could think of the names of all the staff there who I feel have not only done their job well, but went over and above, but I will mention the few names that stand out to me. Cara has been especially patient and kind with Mom. Paul makes her smile and laugh, and the one who really prompted me to even think to write this letter is David. I believe he’s an LPN; he administers her medications. He treats her with incredible compassion, gentleness, and kindness and allows her the dignity she deserves. I don’t want to leave out all the Occupational and Physical Therapists who work with Mom. They are all exceptionally professional and wonderful. Thank you for caring enough to have a facility which seems to encourage care for those who are in dire need of compassion. Sincerely, Elaine P.


Port Healthcare Center

Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Bradford

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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