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Dear Meghan, I am writing this email to thank you so very much for being instrumental in arranging for the private van that allows my sister, Helen, to visit my mother, Marion B. Helen has told me many times that she is happy at the adult home. I feel that this happiness comes from the good care that she is receiving from all the workers at Whittier Place. The caring is evident not only to my sister, but to me as well. Whenever I call with questions, your office staff is always willing to do as much as they can to help me. Your staff has told me often that Helen means a lot to them and shared their experiences with Helen like listening to her poetry, giving her companionship, etc. When I visit Helen many times your staff will come up to us and give Helen words of encouragement about many different things or talk about a shared experience that they had with her. My sister, Helen, means a lot to me as I think you know so it is very reassuring to me that Helen is so well taken care of at Whittier Place. Thank you again. —Mary S., Reading Recovery Teacher, Test Coordinator


Whittier Place Assisted Living Center

Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center

Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center has been certified by Vohra Wound Physicians as a Center of Excellence for Wound Management.

Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center has been certified by Vohra Wound Physicians as a Center of Excellence for Wound Management. Only 10% of Vohra’s skilled nursing facility partners have qualified for this annual certification.

Joshua Gurock, Administrator at Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center said, “I am extremely proud that our facility has been recognized by the Vohra Center.  It’s truly a well-deserved acknowledgement of the great work being performed by Aubry Dingman, Charge LPN, and our entire team here at Whittier. This certification shows the commitment that our nursing team has to providing outstanding wound care and healing outcomes to our resident and patient populations.

Whittier places a top priority on healing and rehabilitating our residents to return them to their homes. We admit patients with chronic or complex wounds because we are equipped to treat them with our specialized wound management program.

We have partnered with Vohra Wound Physicians to bring physician-led bedside wound care to our facility. A Vohra wound physician visits our facility weekly to treat our residents with wound and skin issues. This reduces the need to send our residents out to wound care centers or hospitals.

Our multispecialty team treats all types of wounds including pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, arterial wounds, diabetic neuropathic wounds, post-surgical wounds and others.

Our facility has an interdisciplinary team to care for our residents. The wound physician works with the primary care physicians, physical therapists, staff nurses and other specialists to ensure our residents are receiving excellent wound care.

As long-term facilities continue to provide more specialized services with complex ailments, the presence of a wound physician is an important link in providing superior care.

About Our Facility:
Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center provides comprehensive healthcare services to the Columbia County area and is a part of the Whittier Health Network continuum of care.

Whittier Health Network, located in Haverhill, MA, is family owned and operated. It has been providing comprehensive healthcare services to New England since 1982 and takes great pride in clinical outcomes that are superior to other providers nationwide.  Whittier has grown tremendously over the last two decades and now owns seven Longterm Care/Skilled Nursing Facilities, two Rehabilitation Hospitals, and two Transitional Care Units, as well as managing several Nursing Homes.

About Vohra Wound Physicians: 
Founded in 2000, Vohra Wound Physicians is the leading physician network devoted to post-acute wound care in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. More than 240 physicians provide bedside care for patients in more than 2500 facilities across 27 states. We support our physicians and partners through our proprietary electronic health system, telehealth platforms, robust wound predictive tools, and most accessible and active education programs. For more information, visit www.VohraPhysicians.com.

Photos from right to left: Melissa Thomas, Director of Staff Development; Linda Kilmer, Registered Dietician; Aubry Dingman, Charge Nurse; Dr. Yoni Samocha, Vohra Physician; Joshua Gurock, Administrator; Nancy Minshell, Case Manager.

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