Getting home after your acute rehab stay or orthopedic surgery can be a challenging experience.
Whittier is here for you with all of your post-op needs!
Whittier’s Transitional Care Units offer short-term rehabilitative care for patients who need additional time to transition to home safely after their hospital stay.
Located right inside our Bradford and Westborough Rehabilitation Hospitals, and Hannah Duston Skilled Nursing Facility, 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 specialize in aggressive, short term rehabilitation for their patients.
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.
Whittier Bradford Transitional Care Unit is run by
Administrator Chris Olenio and Medical Director Dr. Paul Liguori.
Whittier Westborough Transitional Care Unit is run by
Administrator Patrick Wood, Medical Director Dr. John Turchetta, and Director of Nursing Services Gabe Dupre.
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
Medicare and Private Pay Accepted
We currently accept patients with Medicare or patients who choose to pay privately. Please call (800) 442-1717 for insurance questions.
How to Make a Referral
Please visit our Make a Referral Page for more info.
Transitional Care Units
State-of-the-art Transitional Care Units facilities offer short term rehabilitation for patients needing post operative care to recover and return back home.
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Our interdisciplinary team of professionals develop individual programs of rehabilitation for
short-term patients as well as restorative care
for long-term residents.
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?
WHH is a Medicare and Medicaid Agency certified agency accredited by The Joint Commission as a “deemed status” provider.
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.
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Referrals to our TCUs
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.
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