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.
Here at Westborough, our 40-bed LTACH unit provides a hospital level of care that includes complex medical treatments and procedures for patients who are acutely ill and require a longer length of stay.
Our 25-bed IRF unit is able to manage patients who require a hospital level of care and a more intense level of rehabilitation, which consists of 3 hours of combined therapy per day, up to 7 days per week.
Our Inpatient Services
- TBI Program
- Stroke/CVA Program
- Amputation/Prosthetic/Orthotic Fitting
- AlterG Bionic Leg
- Pulmonary Education, Ventilator Management and Weaning, Tracheostomy Care and Weaning*
- CPAP and BIPAP Management*A Respiratory Therapist is on-site 24 hours per day
- Advanced Wound Care Management
- Whittier Way
- Whittier Aquatic
- Pain Management
- Therapeutic Recreation
- Animal Facilitated Therapy
- In-House Hemodialysis
- PCA Pumps
- Heparin Drip
- IV Antibiotics/IV Steroids
- Ostomy Care
- Post surgical drainage tubes
- Enteral Nutrition
Inpatient Stroke Program – IRF
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.
Patients have improved in their 6 minute walk from admit to discharge
Patients have lowered their BP below the AHA target of 140/90 by discharge
Patients working pre-stroke were able to return to work post discharge
Patients driving pre-stroke able to return to driving
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 OUTPATIENT SERVICES
- Aquatic Therapy
- Audiology Services
- Botox Spasticity Injections
- Modified Barium Swallow Studies
- Neuropsychology Services
- Occupational Therapy
- Pediatric Rehabilitation
- Physical Therapy
- Speech and Language Pathology
- Stroke Rehabilitation Program
- X-ray/Radiology Services
Conditions Commonly Treated
- Back Pain
- Cardiac Event Recovery
- Neurological Conditions
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Stroke Recovery
- Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Cerebral Palsy
- Cognitive Impairments
- Orthopedic / Sports Medicine Injuries
- Overuse Injuries
- Surgical Recovery
Specialized Outpatient Clinics
- Back/Spine Clinic
- LSVT Big and Loud Parkinson’s Program
- Orthotics and Prosthetics Clinic
- Seating and Positioning Clinic
Our Outpatient Programs
- Neuro Day Rehabilitation Program
- Auditory Program
- Joint Commission Certified Outpatient Stroke Program
- Wound Care Program
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
My experience starting with the check in was great, the very pleasant young lady that took all my info was extremely friendly and knowledgeable.
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ My experience starting with the check in was great, the very pleasant young lady that took all my info was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Daniel Lococo NP explained the results of my knee...
I am pleased to share the great experience I had with Dr. Nairus and his staff. I recently had my second knee replacement with Dr. Nairus. I can’t even imagine what my life would be like…
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I am pleased to share the great experience I had with Dr. Nairus and his staff. I recently had my second knee replacement with Dr. Nairus. I can't even imagine what my life would be like if it had...
I would definitely use their services again, if necessary, and would highly recommend Whittier Rehab to my friends and family.
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I went to the Whittier Rehab Hospital in Westborough to help with the rehab of my hip after recent hip replacement surgery. I went twice a week during the Month of July, 2022. The facility was...
I highly recommend anyone with similar ailments to entrust their care to the medical team at New England Baptist Hospital and Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital.
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The medical team as well as the surgeons and surgical team are extremely knowledgeable, efficient, professional, compassionate and detail oriented. In my experience I was up and moving within hours...
My son, David, was a patient at Whittier for approximately a month. The care he was given was extraordinary!
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ My son, David, was a patient at Whittier for approximately a month. The care he was given was extraordinary! The staff from nursing, case management, respiratory, pt and ot, aids and all the other...
From the time I arrived from Milford Hospital and was greeted by the staff at Whittier I was treated like I was important.
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ My experience at Whittier rehab was amazing. From the time I arrived from Milford Hospital and was greeted by the staff at Whittier I was treated like I was important. The staff that assist a...
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Westborough is run by Administrator Rebecca Roman, Medical Director Dr. John Turchetta, and Director of Nursing Services Edward Olbris.
Whittier Health Network Westborough Rehabilitation HospitalRebecca Roman, MSPT Administrator Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Rebecca Roman is a graduate of Boston University's graduate program. She has over 15 years of experience and has been with...
Whittier Health Network Westborough Rehabilitation HospitalJohn V. Turchetta, MD Medical Director Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Dr. Turchetta's specialty is Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He graduated from Boston College and received his...
Whittier Health Network Westborough Rehabilitation HospitalLeah Carlin, OTR/L Director of Rehabilitation Services Specialty: Rehabilitation Ms. Carlin has been a Board registered and certified Occupational Therapist since 2006 and has been with Whittier since 2012....
Whittier Health Network Westborough Rehabilitation HospitalEdward Olbris, MS, CRRN, PCCN Director of Nursing Services Specialty: Nursing & Rehabilitation Meet Our Awesome Team!
Whittier Health Network Westborough Rehabilitation HospitalGabrielle Dupre, BSN, RN, WCCRN Director of Nursing, Westborough TCU Specialty: Nursing Meet Our Awesome Team!
Whittier Health Network Westborough Rehabilitation HospitalEmilia Semenov, MD Staff Physician Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/Neurology Dr. Semenov's specialty is Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/Neurology. She received a Doctor of Medicine...
News + Updates
John Evans on his road to recovery at Whittier Westborough: “They believed in me. It was their belief in me that gave me the confidence to believe in myself.”
When John Evans was first evaluated by his therapist, he was asked the usual questions. One of which was, "What are your goals?" There was no hesitation in his reply, “I want to walk out of this hospital.” This goal would be a lofty one for John, and that was a fact...
The ABWM (American Board of Wound Management) Foundation has named June as Wound Healing Awareness Month (WHAM). This month is meant to recognize the challenges experienced by individuals whose lives are affected daily by chronic wounds and to bring awareness to the...
Jess Villnave, RN, on the rewards of being a valued member of the LTAC patient care team at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Westborough.
Jess Villnave has been a nurse at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Westborough for nearly 14 years, starting as a graduate nurse out of college. Jess works in the Long Term Acute Care unit (LTAC), where she cares for medically complex patients. "There is such a...
Amber Abderrazzaq will be the first to admit that she did not know what to expect when she applied and interviewed at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Westborough. Two years later, she is thrilled with her decision. "After learning about the LTAC unit and the acuity...
Whittier’s Director of Psychology and Neuropsychology, Michael Sefton, Ph.D., offers advice on winter sports and traumatic brain injury.
Michael Sefton, Ph.D., Director of Psychology and Neuropsychology at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough, has treated a lot of winter sports traumatic brain injuries during his career. Here he shares some thoughts on the causes, treatments, and prevention of...
An interview with NaDarron Fort, Nurse Practitioner at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough: “Always treat your patients as you would want to be treated. It’s just as easy as that.”
Our clinician spotlight at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough is NaDarron Fort, NP, a licensed Nurse Practitioner who has been working under the guidance of Dr. Deborah Markowitz of Pulmonary Associates of Metro West. For over 5 years now, NaDarron has been...
Directions to Westborough Rehabilitation Hospital
From Route 495 Exit 59B: Exit Route 9 West to Computer/Research Drive. Turn left onto Computer Drive and follow straight through the lights, drive 1.5 miles past the Residence Inn.*
From Route 9 Worcester: After Route 30 exit right onto Computer/Research Drive, and turn right off the ramp. Drive to the lights and turn left onto New Flanders Road, drive 1.5 miles past the Residence Inn. The road becomes Flanders Road after Westborough Office Park. Follow Flanders Road to the hospital on the left just before the Route 495 overpass. Directions
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