We are dedicated to providing high-quality long-term nursing and subacute care.
It is our goal to open the doorways to a functional and fulfilling lifestyle for each and every one of our residents.
Sippican Healthcare Center is a special place where virtually every healthcare need and desire is met, including quality; comprehensive medical, nursing and rehabilitation care, beautiful facilities, air conditioning, and friendly staff of experts who exhibit the utmost respect and dignity. The atmosphere at Sippican is warm and family-like. Sippican is a place that is easy to call “home.”
The facility is situated on lovely grounds in Marion, Massachusetts in a setting that has been described by residents as “pleasant and comfortable.” Sippican offers elegant dining, social rooms, and finely decorated living accommodations. In addition, nursing and therapeutic services are second to none. Programs are comprehensive, offering residents the most modern, innovative therapies available.
Our professionals work 24-hours a day to provide the highest quality care. The staff represents a wide range of specialties, including physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers, and nutritionists. Together they create a restorative program suited to individual needs and then work to maximize the potential of their patients each day of their stay.
Residents may choose to have their personal physician provide their care. However, if that is not possible, for whatever reason, our facility staff will assist in selecting a physician that meets the approval of the resident and their families.
A resident’s physician, in conjunction with our interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, will develop an individual program of restorative care for each resident. It is our goal to provide all of our residents with an active and fulfilling lifestyle.
We have built our reputation on our quality nursing, medical and therapeutic team. The care and services they provide not only meet but surpass state and federal guidelines.
• Persons with a significant change in functional status resulting from a medical problem or problems.
• Persons who are medically stable and able to participate in rehabilitation activity.
We accept admission from all healthcare facilities
• Emergency Rooms
• Physicians Office
• Acute Care Hospitals
• Wound Management
• Respiratory Therapy
• Physical Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Speech Language Therapy
• Medication Monitoring
• Patient Teaching
• Discharge Planning
• Nutrition Counseling
• Podiatry Services
• Dental Services
• Optometry Services
All rehabilitation programs are individually tailored to ensure success. We strive for healthy outcomes. That means using every possible form of effective therapy to accelerate and maximize every resident’s rehabilitation potential.
Rehabilitation programs range from intensive one-on-one therapy sessions to group sessions. This includes a variety of support groups which allow residents the opportunity to learn more about their condition, share experiences with others, discuss concerns and build lasting friendships.
Intravenous and Central Line Program
Arts and crafts, physical fitness programs and discussion groups are all coordinated through the activities department. There are many social events, such as ice cream socials and cookouts. Outings away from the facility are also scheduled.
In addition to our activities room, Sippican also has a music room, a library and an entertainment room.
How to Make a Referral
Referrals can be made by contacting Sippican Healthcare Center directly. Please refer to the list below for insurances accepted. If you want to confirm insurance information on Sippican Healthcare Center, please call the facility directly at (508) 748-3830.
Medicare and Insurances Accepted
• Workers Compensation
• AETNA/US Healthcare
• Anthem BC
• Blue Cross/Blue Shield of MA
• Healthsource MA/NH
• Fallon Community Health Plan
• Focus Healthcare
• Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
• Holland Compcare
• Tufts Associated Health Plan
• Unicare (GIC Indemnity)
• United Payors/United Providers
Religious Services & Support Groups
Support meetings are available for family members of residents. These group discussions and activities allow families to share thoughts and feelings and learn from others who have loved ones in similar situations. Families are invited to actively participate in goal-setting, conferences, teaching programs and counseling sessions. They will work with the same members of the care team throughout a resident’s stay.
Patient support groups are also held regularly. Here residents can learn more about their disability, discuss concerns, share experiences and more.
What an excellent job Ann O’Connell-Bishop and her staff in the Activity Department do to entertain and care for the residents of Sippican Health Care!
Sippican Healthcare Center Family Testimonial I must comment on what an excellent job Ann O'Connell-Bishop and her staff in the Activity Department do to entertain and care for the residents of Sippican Health Care! Her planning of a wide range of activities...
Sippican Healthcare Center Family Testimonial Dad delivered! I delivered Dad today to Golden Hill in Kingston, NY!!! It’s been a long day. Thank you to everyone who cared for him along the way. His downsizing began 3 weeks before the pandemic hit when we moved...
Sippican Healthcare Center Patient Testimonial I was only here a briefly but the nurses and doctors were attentive to my needs. I was always able to find someone to answer a question or work with my family. I was receiving rehab treatments and the rehab team was good...
Sippican Healthcare Center Patient Testimonial Thank You! Karen and Sippican Team, From the time my mom was admitted to Sippican on Nov. 27th, to the time of her passing, she received superb care. It was comforting to me to know that in both Windsor and Mayfair units...
It is difficult to find adequate words to describe our connectedness with Sippican. Our faith was well-placed.
Sippican Healthcare Center Patient Testimonial Thank You! Few family decisions can be more painful than the recognition that a loved one needs to be placed in a nursing home...In the last eight years, our family placed its faith in Sippican Healthcare Center in...
Sippican Healthcare Center Patient Testimonial Thank You! Thank you again to everyone at Sippican that was involved in the care of my dear wife. Her days were filled with love and comfort, thanks to the excellent staff at Sippican - from the Program Director to the...
Sippican Healthcare Center is run by Administrator Peter LeBrun and a team of caring and compassionate healthcare professionals.
Sippican Healthcare CenterCorie Howarth, OTR/L Director of Rehabilitation Services, Sippican Healthcare Center Corie began working for Health Pro Heritage at Sippican Healthcare Center in Marion, MA in May 2020. She has been a board registered and certified...
Sippican Healthcare CenterJessica Arruda, BSW, LSW Licensed Social Worker, Sippican Healthcare Center Jessica received her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Providence College in 2002. Her first job out of college was in activities at a nursing home in Rockland MA and...
Sippican Healthcare CenterKaren Richard Admissions Coordinator, Sippican Healthcare Center Karen Richard attended Kinyon-Campbell Business School and Bristol Community College. Karen has worked at Sippican Healthcare Center in the Admissions office for 25 years....
News + Updates
As of November 23, Sippican Healthcare Center has 0 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In addition, Sippican Healthcare Center has had 0 clusters of three or more residents/staff with new onset of respiratory symptoms within 72 hours of each other. CURRENT STATUS:INDOOR AND...
Big News! Whittier Health Network skilled nursing facilities and transitional care units will be able to vaccinate new admissions!
Procare Pharmacy was approved by the state of Massachusetts to start distributing the Moderna vaccine directly to all WHN skilled nursing facilities and transitional care units in MA, which will enable us to vaccinate our current residents and any NEW admissions that...
Sippican Healthcare Center refreshes the ALS bucket challenge, saying it will become a tradition “until they find a cure”
Story and photos by Georgia Sparling | sippicanvillagesoup.com | Aug 28, 2015 MARION — June Costa dubbed herself "the crazy resident" as she prepared to get doused with a bucket of ice cold water. Costa was the only resident of Sippican Healthcare Center to take the...
By Tanner Harding | Jun 24, 2016 courtesy of Sippican WeekMARION — The Sippican Healthcare Center celebrated its 25th anniversary with a party on Thursday evening. The center had a pianist in the lobby, and chairs and tables set up on the back patio where food and...
Sippican Healthcare Center Earns a Five-Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Sippican Healthcare Center has just received the highest rating for delivering quality care and customer satisfaction to our residents and patients — earning the highest Overall Five-Star rating! Congratulations to all of our staff who made this happen - we couldn’t...
Another Whittier facility – Sippican Healthcare Center – recognized as a “Best Nursing Home” by U.S. News & World Report 2018-19!
At Sippican Healthcare Center, our goal is to make you feel comfortable with the care we provide to your loved one. We are a family owned and operated skilled nursing facility, and the highest quality, personal care has made us one of the region’s premier Five Star...
Directions to Sippican Healthcare Center
From New Bedford/Fall River Area: Route 195 East to Exit 35, Route 105 South, Marion/ Rochester. Approximately 1/4 of a mile bear right onto Mill Street. Continue along Mill Street to a second fork and bear right. Sippican is located on the right side of the street.
From the Boston Area: Route 128 South to Route 24 South (Fall River, New Bedford). Route 24 South, to 495 South, Exit 1 (Route 195) West to Wareham/Marion. Route 195 for 6 miles, take exit 35 to Route 105 South, Marion – Rochester. Approximately 1/4 of a mile bear right onto Mill Street. Continue along Mill Street to a second fork and bear right. Sippican is located on the right side of the street.
From Cape Cod: 495 North to 195 West. 195 West to Exit 35, Marion/ Rochester. At the first fork in the road bear right onto Mill Street. Continue on Mill Street to a second immediate fork and bear right. Sippican Healthcare Center is located on the right. Directions
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