Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation Therapies and Hospice Care

Health Care Excellence


Our continued commitment to excellence is evidenced through the many health care services we provide.

We offer the best of care and comfort by employing highly qualified, professional staff. Our interdisciplinary team approach is a coordinated effort involving nursing, rehabilitation services, nutritional counseling, social services and recreational activities for the well-being of all residents. Together, we make certain that each resident has a comprehensive care plan that is specifically designed for their individual needs.


Care and Comfort




Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is a Joint Commission Accredited, Medicare and Medicaid Certified, 123-bed healthcare facility that serves a diverse cultural population of families and patients in Dorchester, and throughout the surrounding communities of the greater Boston area.

Our residents enjoy many dynamic programs, as well as a variety of social, religious and cultural activities with all the comforts of home. Our compassionate, friendly and professional staff includes physicians, licensed nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists as well as social workers and recreational activities personnel who are specially trained in geriatric and rehabilitative care. We at Saint Joseph do our best to provide our residents with all the latest amenities, including free wireless internet access throughout our facility. Ask our staff about access while you are staying or visiting with us.

The staff at Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center knows how important it is to you to find the right skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. Here, you will find an environment where staff members function as an extension of your own family, while providing the best possible short or long-term care. At Saint Joseph you may rest assured that our family is caring for yours.



Slips, trips, and falls in and around the home are frequently the cause of injuries to older adults. Occupational therapy practitioners possess the critical skills needed to address fall prevention with older adults. Occupational therapy practitioners are skilled at evaluating and addressing influences from the person, their activity roles and routines, and the environment to maximize independence for older adults.

Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center are the experts in building your strength and to return home after a fall. Saint Joseph’s is staffed with OTAGO certified therapists. OTAGO is a specialized exercise program that is targeted to muscle groups that will decrease physical limitations that cause older adults to fall as was featured in Reuters Health.




Visit us today!

We invite you to learn more about all the many programs, services and dedicated staff of Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Our admissions director is here to answer any questions you may have regarding skilled nursing services or therapy programs awaiting you at Saint Joseph. Call us today at (617) 825-6320 to schedule your personal visit. We look forward to meeting you soon!