Transitional Care Units

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’s Transitional Care Units offer 
short-term rehabilitative care to ease your transition back to home and community.


Getting home after your acute rehab stay or orthopedic surgery can be a challenging experience. Whittier is there for you with all of your post-op needs!

Whittier’s Transitional Care Units offer short-term rehabilitative care for those patients who need additional time to transition to home safely after their hospital stay. Located right inside our Bradford and Westborough hospitals, the expert daily care of our physicians, nurses and therapists will help you to return home as soon as possible and to function independently and at the highest level possible.  Your post operative plan is catered to your surgeon’s protocols, and your care is a collaboration of our doctors and your surgeon.

The Transitional Care Units are state-of-the-art facilities with LCD flat screen TVs for each patient and Wi-Fi access available to all patients and visitors. 

The Transitional Care Units specialize in aggressive, short term rehabilitation for their patients.  

Whittier Bradford Transitional Care Unit is run by
Administrator Zachary Wilkins, Medical Director Dr. Paul Liguori,
and Director of Nursing Services Theresa Craig.

Whittier Westborough Transitional Care Unit is run by
Administrator Zachary Wilkins, Medical Director Dr. John Turchetta,
and Director of Nursing Services Jemimah Kariuki.

Whittier uses a team approach to get you home:

  • Board Certified Attending Physiatrist
  • Specialty Consulting Physicians
  • Dedicated Nursing Team
  • Physical Therapist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Case Manager
  • Social Worker
  • Activities Director

Whittier Transitional Care Units are your places to rehab after spinal surgery, or total knee and hip replacement—and these are just a few of the diagnoses we can handle!  Call us for more information.

Referrals to the Transitional Care Unit at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital-Bradford or in Westborough may be made by calling our Central Admissions Office Network referral hotline at (800) 442-1717 and a Medical Care Evaluator will be contacted.

Medicare and Private Pay Accepted

We currently accept patients with Medicare or patients who choose to pay privately.

Whittier Rehabilitation Hospitals are  accredited by the Joint Commission.
Joint Commission Notice: The public may contact the Joint Commission’s Office of Quality Monitoring to report any concerns or register complaints about a Joint Commission-accredited health care organization by either calling 800/994-6610 or e-mailing complaint@jointcommission.org.

 

Whittier Transitional Care Units

Admissions: (800) 442-1717

Bradford:
145 Ward Hill Avenue
Bradford, MA 01835
Phone: (978) 478-3888
Fax: (978) 478-3127
20-Bed Transitional Care Unit
Directions

Westborough:
150 Flanders Road
Westborough, MA 01581
Phone: (508) 870-2222
Fax: (978) 478-3028
19-Bed Transitional Care Unit
Directions

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