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.
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
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.