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
…being transferred to Whittier Westborough was like going to heaven! I cannot say enough good things about my 9 days rehab at Whittier.
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ After 4 challenging days in a different hospital, being transferred to Whittier Westborough was like going to heaven! I cannot say enough good things about my 9 days rehab at Whittier. The entire...
To all of the Therapists, Nurses, PCA’s, Physicians and all other Caretakers. there will never be enough words or ways to thank you for all you’ve done for me.
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial There will never be enough words or ways to thank you for all you’ve done for me. I reluctantly entered the facility thinking I didn’t need to be here, when in reality I have learned how to be an...
Whittier Rehab is a professional PT rehab facility from intake to discharge. I’ve been to many PT programs around Westborough and I find them one of the best.
Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough Patient Testimonial ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Whittier Rehab is a professional PT rehab facility from intake to discharge. Their front desk personnel schedule you quickly, call for waiting list placements and to move your schedule around if...
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...
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 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...
Whittier Health Network Westborough Rehabilitation HospitalPrabhasadanam Sadhujan, MD Staff Physician Specialty: Internal Medicine Dr. Prabhasadanam's specialty is Internal Medicine/Sleep Medicine.Meet Our Awesome Team!
Whittier Health Network Westborough Rehabilitation HospitalDeborah Dennison, RN Clinical Liaison Specialty: Clinical Liaison Deborah has been a Registered Nurse for over 25 years and graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University and Framingham Union School of Nursing. She...
News + Updates
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...
When you are a patient at a hospital following an injury, critical illness, or surgery, you might still require additional monitoring and care upon discharge. Several different types of facilities can assist you. These facilities can give you the extra time,...
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...
The Whittier Way: Michael Griffin, MSPT, discusses the different approach to Physical Therapy at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Westborough’s Outpatient Clinic
Michael Griffin is a Physical Therapist specializing in helping patients reduce pain, restore mobility, rehabilitate an injury, and increase movement and overall function. Michael is going on 7 years of service at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital, Westborough's...
Paul Renfrew’s recovery at Whittier-Westborough Outpatient Center: “…an enjoyable, pleasant and forward thinking physical experience.”
Perseverance, by definition, is the continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure or opposition. Paul Renfrew is perseverance personified. As a retired physical education teacher and coach for fifty years, Paul has always taken great joy...
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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Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital – Westborough
150 Flanders Rd
Westborough, MA 01581