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Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital

 

Bedford VA is a long-term care facility specializing in geriatric and psychiatric care.  Comprehensive health services include mental health, medicine, psychiatry, physical medicine, dentistry, geriatrics and ambulatory care.

Mission:

Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.

Academic Affiliations:

VAMC Bedford has an active teaching program supported by the following:
Boston University School of Medicine
Harvard Medical School Geriatric Fellowship Program
Lahey Clinic Internal Medicine/Geriatrics Program
Boston University School of Dental 
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
University of Massachusetts Nursing Program

Research Program:

The Research Department is internationally recognized for its study of Geriatric Research and other behavioral disorders.

Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) - was created to enhance the care of aged veterans through a comprehensive and integrated program of basic and applied research. This state of the art program provides clinical outpatient services with a 100+ inpatient bed respite care program.  The adult day care treatment center uses a holistic approach to restore, maintain and stimulate each participant's capacity for independence.

Special Programs:

Mental Health Intensive Case Management Program (MHICM) -  serves veterans with serious mental illnesses.  The program fosters self-sufficiency and independent living in the community.

Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) - Bedford VA has one of the largest CWT programs within VA.  The program addresses the vocational needs of veterans through assessment, counseling and on-the-job training, while helping veterans plan for rehabilitation and recovery.

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