Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center

150 Lincoln Street
Needham, MA 2492
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About Briarwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center


Briarwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is a 120-bed subacute rehab and skilled nursing provider in the heart of Needham, MA, conveniently located steps away from the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. We are a proud member of Marquis Health Services and certified in the distinguished Eden Alternative, a patient-centered approach to care that encourages individual choice and quality of life.  We are also recipients of the 2018 Bronze AHCA National Quality Award and awarded the Joint Commission National Quality Approval. Our qualified care providers tailor treatment plans to each resident's individual needs. We aim to maximize independence and healing, empowering you to return home with confidence.


Briarwood is Norfolk County's trusted provider of a wide array of healthcare services, from short-term rehabilitation to long-term care. Our community is divided into comfortable neighborhoods, specializing in post-operative subacute care and rehabilitation, memory care, 24/7 skilled nursing, respite care, cardiopulmonary care, and urgent SNF stabilization.

We provide a wide variety of clinical services to foster our patients’ safe return home, including:

  • Post-Operative Subacute Care
  • 24/7 Skilled Nursing
  • Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapies Available 7 days per week
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Cardiopulmonary Care
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Alzheimer’s / Dementia Care
  • Wound Care
  • Complex Medical Management
  • Restorative Care
  • TPN & IV Antibiotics
  • IV Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Hospice / Palliative Care
  • Respite Care
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Urgent SNF™ Stabilization Program
  • Care Navigation™

We offer intensive multidisciplinary therapies up to 7 days per week, featuring cutting edge technology such as the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill in our expansive rehabilitative gym. The care team at Briarwood includes board-certified physicians; nurse practitioners; physical, occupational, respiratory, and recreational therapists; speech language pathologists; social workers; registered nurses; and dietitians.  

Our specialty Cardiopulmonary Program provides care for residents with a variety of lung conditions, and includes in-wall high flow oxygen, care from an on-site pulmonologist, and noninvasive ventilation options (BiPAP, CPAP, and Trilogy). Usage of the Interact 3.0 program, along with post-discharge follow up, ensures that rehospitalization is kept to a minimum.

The Briarwood  community provides meaningful recreational activities and comfortable amenities to treat our residents' whole selves. Accommodations are luxurious and include flat screen TVs, complimentary cable and WiFi, and daily housekeeping & laundry services. Our residence is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and patio area. Indoors you'll find bright and airy lounges, a well-stocked library, and a beauty parlor on site. Our dining hall, the centerpiece of resident life, is a vibrant hub of activity where residents and their loved ones can enjoy fine dining.

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Clinical help

24-hour awake staff
Wound care physician
Dietician on site
Visiting professionals
Visiting podiatrist
Visiting dentist
Doctor on call

Amenities & Features

Patients accepted

Commercial insurance
Private Pay


Languages spoken: English


Number of private rooms: 0
Number of rooms with private bath: 0
Number of rooms with shared bath: 0
Number of shared rooms: 0
Short-long term sections combined: 0

Medicare Ratings

Overall Rating: 5/5
Quality Rating: 5/5
Nurse Rating: 4/5
Staff Rating: 4/5
Survey Rating: 4/5

Medicare: By The Numbers

Issue Number
Substantiated Complaints 0
Facility Related Incidents 0
Number of Fines 1
Total Fine Amount $10,579
Total Number of Penalties 1

Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities
Needham1 miles4
Wellesley3 miles1
Newton Upper Falls3 miles1
Westwood3 miles1
Waban4 miles1
Newton4 miles2

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