Health Services at Boston Nursing Home Long-Term Care

Long-term Care Therapies

Recreation Therapy - promoting the cognitive, physical, social and emotional well-being of each resident through recreation-based programs. Please refer to the ­monthly activities calendar for a listing of events.

Expressive Therapies - using the arts to address residents' psychological and social needs.

Occupational Therapy - providing a wide variety of therapeutic activities to help residents maintain their highest level of functioning in activities of daily living (eating, grooming, hygiene, etc.).

Physical Therapy - helping residents achieve and maintain their highest level of mobility and strength through individual or group instruction in stretching, exercises, weight training and walking.

Respiratory Therapy - providing respiratory care, under medical direction, in the treatment, management, diagnostic evaluation and care of residents with primary or secondary pulmonary diagnoses.

Speech-Language Pathology - assessing and treating speech, language, cognitive-linguistic, and swallowing disorders.

Audiology - hearing testing to determine the nature and extent of hearing loss and, if appropriate, recommending a plan of remediation to maximize residual hearing and communication efforts.  

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