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Starting with our pre-admission screening process, we will work with you, your family and medical providers to develop an individualized care plan that encompasses your needs and goals, and that provides concrete steps for achieving success.


Specialized Short-term Care

Maristhill offers private suites to enhance patient comfort and privacy as you work with our rehabilitation team to regain strength and function. Each room has a private bathroom, reading nook, complimentary telephone, cable TV, and wireless access. Choice of meals is provided en suite or in our contemporary and light-filled dining room. A fully equipped gym and lounge area are conveniently located on the rehabilitation unit, so that all services are readily accessible.

Why Maristhill is your ideal choice for rehabilitationOur highly qualified staff has consistently demonstrated remarkable efficiency in helping patients regain life skills so they can return home with confidence and strength as quickly as possible.

Our team includes experienced Social Workers and a Transitional Care Nurse, who will coordinate the discharge planning process and work with you from day 1 to achieve your goals, as well as to assist in arranging any follow-up care you may require following discharge.

Whether you are in need of post-surgical care, rehabilitative services, wound management, or short-term respite, we look forward to welcoming you to Maristhill.

  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy up to seven days per week
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Post-surgical care
  • Intravenous therapies including central lines for hydration, antibiotics, diuresis
  • Pain management
  • Complex wound management
  • Complex multi-system management
  • Home safety evaluations
  • Post-discharge support

Respite Stays

We understand the challenges of caring for a loved one at home, and offer respite care so at-home caregivers can have an opportunity to deal with their own medical issues or simply take a much needed break.

Please ask our Admission Department about this service.


Rehabilitation: Short-term programs are specifically designed for each patient to help them achieve their goals and maximize independence.

Discharge Planning: Our nursing, social services and rehab staff members take an interdisciplinary approach by meeting with patient and family to understand their environment and to ensure each patient is well prepared for a safe and healthy discharge.

Spiritual Care: Our Pastoral Care Department is available to provide spiritual support, access to religious services and connections with your previous church or synagogue.

Beyond the Rehab Center...
We believe in treating the whole patient. During her stay, Delphine was aware of the many activities that took place at Maristhill — music programs, exercise groups, craft groups and gourmet luncheons — but she said, "I was so busy with therapy and visiting with family and friends..."

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Maristhill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center | 66 Newton Street | Waltham, MA 02453-6063 | (781) 893-0240



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