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THE BRIARWOOD DIFFERENCE

When you walk through our doors, your perception of nursing homes will change. You’ll immediately be touched by the warmth of Briarwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. But that’s just the beginning. Get to know us better and discover a full range of amenities, a compassionate staff and care that focuses on the needs and desires of our residents. You’ll discover skilled nursing and rehabilitation services that feel like home.

Briarwood Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center is located comfortably in a Needham, Massachusetts residential neighborhood. Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Needham is just down the street from us. Briarwood Healthcare is family owned and operated. 120 people make their home at Briarwood.


Individuals in our community have the ability to grow, contribute to their surroundings and be well-known by their care partners. Briarwood is a community of care where residents, families, and visitors feel welcomed and where life is celebrated. We are a registered Eden Alternative facility.

Briarwood has three unique neighborhoods. Approximately half of Alden Road is designated for our Short-Term Rehabilitation Program. Our Bird’s Hill Avenue neighborhood is a community of long-term residents. Our Cypress Street neighborhood is a community of residents who participate in the enhanced Alzheimer’s care program. We offer a full spectrum of care, including around-the-clock nursing, rehabilitative therapy services, long-term care, and Alzheimer’s Dementia care.

Our mission is to exceed the expectations of our residents and their families. At the core of our mission is a commitment to employing the most compassionate and caring staff. We focus on putting the needs and preferences of our residents and families above everything else. This is the Briarwood difference. We provide the comforts of home through a commitment to hospitality. We go beyond the services that meet the individual’s medical and rehabilitative needs. We provide peace of mind through a collaborative environment that makes family an important part of the healthcare team. These are the essential components of daily life at Briarwood. We invite you to discover the difference we can make in your life.