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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Help us to ensure that our residents can enjoy lives rich with options, personal independence, comfort and creative outlets. Your support is vital.
Help Us Develop a Durable Medical Equipment Re-use Program in Massachusetts. We Want to Hear from Wheeled Mobility and DME Users! Thanks to grants from the Shapiro Family Foundation, MRC and Spaulding Rehab, we are developing a new pilot program to provide types of refurbished durable medical equipment free to users in Greater Boston. We are now asking for your opinion to help us create a program that meets your needs. Please use the link below to participate in our online survey by October 4, or contact Randi Sargent at 617-204-3626, email@example.com, to request a printed copy. Take our DME re-use survey here (or type in http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GH5RQ3Y )