Comprehensive healthcare services since 1982
We take great pride in our commitment to total patient care, professionalism, and respect, provided throughout the rehabilitation process, helping us restore, as fully as possible, the skills, confidence, and independence our patients need to return to a quality, satisfying life. We have helped thousands of patients return home after an injury or illness, which is illustrated by our superior clinical outcomes. Both our Pulmonary and Stroke programs are Joint Commission Certified.
Here at Bradford, we are equipped to provide complex medical treatments and procedures to patients who are acutely ill, have multiple complications and those who require specialty care and continuous monitoring, within our 35-bed LTACH unit.
Our 25-bed IRF unit is able to manage patients who require a more intense level of rehabilitation, which consists of 3 hours per day, up to 7 days per week.
Both our Pulmonary and Stroke programs are Joint Commission Certified.
Our Inpatient Services
- TBI Program
- Stroke/CVA Program
- Amputation/Prosthetic/Orthotic Fitting
- Pulmonary/Ventilator/Tracheostomy Care
- Advanced Wound Care Management
- Whittier Way
- Whittier Aquatic
- Pain Management
- In-House Hemodialysis
- PCA Pumps
- Heparin Drip
- IV Antibiotics/IV Steroids
- Ostomy Care
- Post-surgical drainage tubes
- Enteral Nutrition
Our Inpatient Programs
- Joint Commission Certified Inpatient Pulmonary Program
- Wound Care Program
- Acute Rehabilitation
- Long Term Acute Rehabilitation
Inpatient Pulmonary Program
Joint Commission Certified
Provide interdisciplinary, individually tailored, comprehensive, and efficient care to patients with chronic pulmonary disease.
Assist patients and families in managing their disease or condition.
Promote active participation in decisions and lifestyle changes for success in self-management regimens.
To continue to be accredited as a center of excellence for pulmonary rehabilitation care.
Choose Whittier outpatient for your one to one therapy, our specialty clinics, and our aquatics program. Whether you are referred to us from your primary care physician, our inpatient rehab hospital, or home health agency, the outpatient center at Whittier can assist you with your therapy or medical needs.
Our Pulmonary and Stroke programs are both Joint Commission Certified.
OUR OUTPATIENT SERVICES
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech and Language
- Pulmonary Rehabilitation
- Neuro Day Rehabilitation
- Aquatic Therapy
- Driving Evaluations
Our Outpatient Specialized Clinics
- Wound Clinic
- Memory Clinic
- Prosthetic/Orthotic Clinic
- Seating Clinic
- Podiatry Clinic
Our Outpatient Programs
- Neuro Day Rehabilitation Program
- Joint Commission Certified Outpatient Stroke Program
- Wound Care Program
Outpatient Stroke Program
Joint Commission Certified
Throughout the comprehensive stroke program, Whittier will partner with our community, local healthcare providers, area hospitals, and insurers to provide a high-quality program for stroke survivors to maximize recovery.
To enhance the lives of people who have experienced a stroke through our culture of hope and compassion. We will lead the community in providing superior stroke rehabilitation.
Specialty Care Designed for Medically Complex Patients
Our patients (elderly, disabled or acute cases of any age) are admitted following treatment in the traditional acute care hospital when they no longer require intensive diagnostic procedures. The care provided is more individualized and resource-intensive than what is provided in a sub-acute or skilled nursing facility.
Individualized Care Plans
Specialized Therapist Teams
Day to Day Function Re-Training
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?
Deemed status is a prestigious distinction that signifies that the hospital not only meets but exceeds standards set forth by both Joint Commission and CMS.
Our Pulmonary Program and Outpatient Stroke Programs are both certified under the Joint Commission Disease Specific certification standards.
Whittier rehab is the best there is, best there was, and best there ever will be. Thank you Kim, Jolene, Dr. Liguori, and Keith Cornell. They know their stuff.
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Bradford Patient Testimonial⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Whittier rehab is very respectable. I know some of the doctors, some of the people from rehab. My experience was awesome. I liked all of the people that helped me. They were very knowledgeable, very...
As a Charter member of the Physical Therapy services, I can strongly recommend the Whittier Outpatient staff, both on the desks and the therapists.
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Bradford Patient Testimonial⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ As a Charter member of the Physical Therapy services, I can strongly recommend the Whittier Outpatient staff, both on the desks and the therapists. They are all caring and patient as well as very...
Every aspect of my husband’s recovery was addressed, treated, and resolved to our great satisfaction. We can’t say enough positive things about Whittier Rehab!
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Bradford Patient Testimonial⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ My husband recuperated here after a recent surgery. From the moment he arrived, he and I felt reassured that he was in very good hands. The staff was professional, attentive, and kind. Therapists,...
Each staff member was willing to give me their time to update me on my dad’s progress and answer all my questions or concerns.
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Bradford Patient Testimonial⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ My dad was inpatient at Whittier Rehab in Bradford... He expressed he was very pleased with his care during his stay. I am a daughter who lives out of state and relied on phone calls to check in on...
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Bradford Patient Testimonial⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Whittier Rehab is absolutely wonderful! The care my mother received was exceptional. The staff was absolutely wonderful and made us feel like family. Her nurses, physical therapist, occupational...
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Bradford Patient Testimonial⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ My experience at Whittier was pretty close to perfect. Every area, from nursing, assistants, nurse desk personnel, doctors, nurse practitioners, social workers, psychologists to all my OT/PT...
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford is run by Administrator Bob Iannaco, Medical Director Dr. Paul Liguori and Director of Nursing Services Heather Grondin.
Whittier Health Network Bradford Rehabilitation HospitalEssam Ansari, MD, MPH Director of Pulmonary Program Bradford Rehabilitation Hospital, Haverhill, MA Specialty: Pulmonologist Dr. Ansari graduated from medical school with Honors in 1996, after which he started...
Whittier Health Network Bradford Rehabilitation HospitalJames D. Tollman, MD, MPH Hospitalist Bradford Rehabilitation Hospital, Haverhill, MA Specialty: Internal Medicine Dr. Tollman attended the Tufts University Family Practice Residency program, is a Fellow in...
Whittier Health Network Jennifer Brown, OTR/L Director of Clinical Liaisons Jennifer Brown is a 1995 Graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Occupation Therapy. She was hired at Whittier Rehabilitation, Haverhill, in 1995 as a staff...
Whittier Health Network Bradford Rehabilitation HospitalDr. Joan C. Breen, MD Director of Neurology Day Rehabilitation Program Bradford Rehabilitation Hospital, Haverhill, MA Specialty: Neurology Dr. Breen graduated Cum Laude in Biology, Harvard College, Cambridge,...
Whittier Health Network Bradford Rehabilitation HospitalKim Peters, RN, CWS, Certified Wound Specialist Nursing Specialty: Wound Care Specialist Kim Peters on healing patients at The Whittier Wound Center at Bradford: “Whittier is an amazing place to practice wound...
Whittier Health Network Bradford Rehabilitation HospitalAdam J. Laferriere, PA-C Physician Assistant Specialty: Internal Medicine Mr. Laferriere earned a B.S. in Biology from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and an M.S. Physician Assistant Degree from DeSales...
News + Updates
A yearlong journey of recovery, a wife who never gave up, and a Whittier doctor who took a chance on him: Gary Nihan rides again!
“Would like to send Dr. Tollman a video of myself cycling. As a patient last summer/ early fall Dr. Tollman knew my goal was to be able to ride again.” When we received this email from Gary and Marian Nihan, we knew we had to contact them to learn more about his...
Nursing students from the University of the Virgin Islands travel to Massachusetts for clinical rotations in a study abroad experience at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford.
On Sunday March 19, a group of ten UVI nursing students and two professors from St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands boarded their flight bound for Haverhill, Massachusetts. For some of the students, it might have been their first trip to the Northeast; for others,...
Tyler Soucy is only 25 years old, but he’s already been a part of the Whittier Health Network for eight years! Originally from Rowley, Massachusetts, his career started in high school when he enrolled in Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School’s Healthcare...
Physical Therapist Cristian Jimenez, DPT, on working at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford: “If you want to get a unique level of experience and work with a supportive team, then Whittier is the best place to work.”
We recently spoke with Physical Therapist Cristian Jimenez about his passion in working with older adults and why working with such a close team at Whittier makes a difference. How many years have you been at Whittier?I have been at Whittier for ten years, with seven...
Benjamin Kim, DPT, discusses his rewarding Physical Therapy career at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford: “I get to be an educator AND a therapist – all the things that are important to me!”
Benjamin Kim, DPT, is a Physical Therapist at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford. We recently caught up with him about his career, and the rewards of working at Whittier. How many years have you been at Whittier?I started in 2005 as a rehab aide in the original...
A talk with Heather Grondin, Director of Nursing at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford, on Whittier’s commitment to staff training and continuing education.
We recently caught up with Heather Grondin, our Director of Nursing at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford, who joined the Whittier team in July. Heather became a nurse’s aide in 2001 and a Registered Nurse in 2007. Her clinical experience includes cardiac care,...
Directions to Bradford Rehabilitation Hospital
From Route 495 N or S: Exit 106-R125 Ward Hill, Bradford onto Rt. 125 Connector. At the first set of lights turn left into the Ward Hill Business Park EAST, onto “Riverview Street, Ward Hill.” At the stop sign, proceed straight for 0.5 miles to 145 Ward Hill Avenue. Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital is on your left. Directions
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