Health Services at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center

Rehabilitative Services Unit (RSU) in Boston

The Rehabilitative Services Unit (RSU) offers short-term, skilled nursing care for patients who require rehabilitation services after an acute hospital stay before returning to their home in the community.  Watch our videos.

Common Conditions:

The RSU is an appropriate placement for patients recovering from a variety of medical or surgical conditions, including:

  • Joint replacements
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple trauma
  • Renal insufficiency
  • Infections


  • Skilled nursing observation
  • Physical, occupational and speech/language therapy
  • Recreation therapy
  • Pain management
  • Palliative care
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Wound management
  • Respiratory management
  • Patient/family education
  • Social services
  • Stroke program
  • Lymphedema management program 
  • Discharge planning
  • Religious services
  • Interpreter services


To refer patients to the RSU or call 877-822-4722.

Our clinical liaison will conduct an onsite clinical evaluation of every patient referred to the RSU.  If the referral is appropriate for admission, the liaison will work with the HRC admission office to coordinate the admission to the unit.

Insurance Accepted:  
Most major insurances, including

Tufts Health Plan
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Private Pay

  • RSU Scope of Services
  • How it Works
  • Patient and Family Guide
  • RSU Patient Outcomes 2010 
  • RSU Patient Outcomes 2011 
  • Referral Reference Sheet
  • Portable Health Profile
  • Virtual Tour
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