We partner with dental and eye care providers, physical therapists, and other specialists to provide our residents with the best health care possible and collaborate with organizations to provide social opportunities for our residents and day program participants. The Boston Home provides continuing education classes to keep all staff members current about policies, procedures and technology.
The Boston Home works closely with local colleges, universities, and hospitals providing internships and learning opportunities for medical professionals and students.
Partners of The Boston Home include the following organizations:
Carney Hospital – primary hospital for residents; a multifaceted partnership
Clinical Training Partners
UMass Boston College of Nursing and Health Science – since 2002
Northeastern University School of Nursing – since 2004
Emerson College Program for Speech Improvement, through Braintree Hospital – since 2011
Laboure College School of Nursing – since 2012
New England Eye Care
Jewish Vocational Services
Staff Training Partners
Massachusetts Senior Care Foundation – funded Oasis curriculum training for all staff members to promote resident-centered care and antipsychotic reduction initiative. Originally developed with support from the Massachusetts Extended Care Career Ladder Initiative (ECCLI). Revised with support from Commonwealth Corporation.
MIT – partnerships with various departments and groups for the development of assistive technologies that directly benefit TBH residents as well as a broader disabled community. Partners: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). Since its inception in the Fall of 2011, The Boston Home has participated in the innovative Principles and Practice of Assistive Technology course at MIT.
B.Fit! Day Program Partners
Leslie College - Internships
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston – partner for group outings
Museum of Science, Boston – partner for group outings
TBH Institute Educational Conferences for MS Fellows and other health care professionals
Greater New England Chapter, National Multiple Sclerosis Society – co-sponsor of B.Fit! day program, staff training and family support programs
Dorchester Arts Collaborative – The Boston Home is a group site for Dorchester Open Studios, which is organized by the DAC