Check out our new film, featuring residents and MIT partners, showing how The Boston Home is a testbed for technology innovation. Read more about our partnership here. Mind Over Matter Fundraiser Was A Great Success! Thank you!
The Boston Globe recently featured adaptive equipment specialist Don Fredette in an article about wheelchair enhancements. Read the full article here: Moving a Wheelchair by Raising an Eyebrow. Get social with us! Follow us on Twitter @TheBostonHome, Like our Facebook page, add us to your circles on Google+. We love our volunteers! Thank you for all you do. The Boston Home welcomes volunteers, both as individuals and in groups. Please contact Sally Gorman for details about volunteering at 617-326-4299 or email@example.com.
The Boston Home received start-up funding in 2013 from the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation, the MRC Assistive Technology Program (MassMATCH), and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital to pilot a coordinated approach to DME reuse to serve Greater Boston. The pilot program, Requipment, offers families and individuals in urgent need of used DME an online, searchable database (http://www.dmerequipment.org) of free equipment. Read more… The Boston Home is McKnight’s Long-Term Care News & Assisted Living Gold Award in the Innovator of the Year category in the McKnight’s Technology Awards — Connect Our World. The Boston Home was honored for its Wheelchair Enhancement Center.
The Boston Home, based in Dorchester, Massachusetts, is a not-for-profit specialized care residence for 96 adults with advanced Multiple Sclerosis and other neurological diseases. Exceptional clinical care, compassion, and innovative programs have earned us the designation “Center for Excellence in Long-term Care” from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Established in 1881, The Boston Home touches the lives of thousands of people as we serve our residents, outpatients, and their families, and share our knowledge with healthcare professionals nationwide through The Boston Home Institute.
The Boston Home continues to expand its role as a teaching center in addition to its traditional role as a rotation for nursing students. Recently, students from speech pathology, social work, and expressive art therapy programs at colleges and universities including Boston University, Emerson College, Boston College, Lesley University and Northeastern University have come for internships at TBH.