24-hour Skilled Nursing Services Skilled Nursing Care

Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is committed to providing an exceptional level of service to our residents and their families. We offer 24-hour skilled nursing care for those who require long-term care or sub-acute services. As a skilled nursing facility, we are able to provide a wide range of services including: IV therapies, G-tube management and enteral feedings, wound treatments and prevention, post surgical care as well as stroke rehabilitation. Upon admission, each resident receives a comprehensive assessment to determine their individual needs. Our multidisciplinary team which includes Physicians, nurse practitioner, licensed nurses, therapists, social workers and dietitians will then develop a specialized care plan to help that resident regain their optimal level of functioning and health while remaining in our supportive environment.

Clinical Pathways

Saint Joseph offers specialized clinical pathways, including wound care, cardiac, and orthopedics. These pathways ensure that patients receive tailored pharmaceutical, medical, and exercise programs to improve quality of life, mobility, and overall health.

Wound Care Program

The Wound Care program at Saint Joseph offers the following specialized features:

  • State-of-the-art rehabilitation and equipment
  • Treatment procedures featuring nutrition interventions, wound vac treatment
  • Wound-trained interdisciplinary team
  • Individualized wound care treatment plan

Diabetic Management Program

The Diabetic Management program at Saint Joseph offers the following specialized features:

  • Treatment procedures featuring nutrition interventions and education
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring with medication management to assist in controlling Blood Sugars
  • Education for Blood Glucose Management, Diabetic appropriate diets and the Diabetic Disease Process
  • Rehabilitative Programming in support healthier living with the disease process

Orthopedics: A local orthopedic surgeon has created and implemented state-of-the-art rehabilitative and exercise programs at Saint Joseph for patients recovering from joint replacements. This orthopedic pathway allows for rapid recovery and maximum range of motion.

Respite Care

Saint Joseph also offers a unique short-term solution for many families who provide full-time care for a family member. Our Respite Care program allows caregiver family members to take vacations or take care of matters that require extended time. During their stay, respite guests are made to feel welcomed in our warm and comfortable environment and receive all the services and amenities that our inpatient or long-term care residents enjoy.

Hospice Care

We know that this is a difficult time for patients and their loved ones, so we offer additional support through hospice care through our third party providers. We support our residents and their rights to make decisions about their care. The enhanced physical, emotional and spiritual support, comfort those that are suffering from illness.

End of Life Care

If a resident should need end-of-life care while at Saint Joseph's, you can be assured that, if requested, our staff will work with residents and family to set up an environment that promotes quality of life with respect and dignity. Saint Joseph's will provide professionals and volunteers to help residents end-of-life choices as well as direct care and support for the patient and family.

Hospice care program
Tour Our Facility

If you have a loved one that is affected by a life-limiting illness, Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center's hospice care program is renowned for providing exceptional care for residents with terminal illnesses. For more information about our hospice care program, please contact our admissions director, by calling (617) 825-6320. We will be happy to speak with you, answer your questions, and give you a personal tour of our facility.

Saint Joseph
Rehabilitation and
Nursing Center

Address:    321 Centre Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
Phone:  617-825-6320
Fax:   617-825-5826

Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is managed by Landmark Management Solutions (LMS).

LMS is a leading healthcare management and consulting firm with facilities located throughout New England.

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