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Partnerships

Who We Are

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:

Medical Partners

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

Bunker Hill Community College Associate Degree Program in Nursing – since 2007

Boston University Rehabilitation Program in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy – since 2009

Blue Hills Regional Technical School Health Occupations Program – since 2011

Emerson College Program for Speech Improvement, through Braintree Hospital – since 2011

American International University Division of Physical Therapy – 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.

Research Partners

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

Huntington  Theatre

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

 

Program Partners

Greater New England Chapter, National Multiple Sclerosis Society – co-sponsor of B.Fit! day program, staff training and family support programs

Community Partners

Dorchester Arts Collaborative – The Boston Home is a group site for Dorchester Open Studios, which is organized by the DAC

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