Come on over to Our House: Spaulding Rehab to Hold Open House on Saturday; Fun Family Activities Planned

July 18, 2013
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Spaulding is proud to announce the rescheduled date for the Spaulding Open House and Family Fun Day for the Charlestown Community is Saturday July 20th from 1-5pm at the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital at 300 First Avenue.  This will be a chance for attendees to tour the new facility and learn about the community programming and clinics Spaulding offers. A new addition just this week is special guests from the New England Patriots and New England Revolution will be coming to the Spaulding event this Saturday.

This FREE event will have a number of family friendly activities including:

Music by Charlestown resident Karson Tager from Karson & Kennedy In The Morning

A kid’s activities area including a Teddy Bear Clinic, so bring your favorite stuffed friend for a check up!

Food and Healthy Snacks

Blood Pressure Screenings and information on Autism and Concussion

This event is Rain or Shine!

RSVP’s are strongly encouraged at SRHtours@partners.org. Parking is limited and public transport is encouraged. The MBTA #93 bus route is steps from the hospital. For disability related requests please contact Betsy Pillsbury at epillsbury@partners.org or (617) 952-5324. For directions and more information about the new hospital, please visit: www.newspauldinghospital.org

About the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Founded in 1971, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston is one of the largest rehabilitation facilities in the United States, and is ranked the 5th top rehabilitation hospital in the country by U.S. News & World Report. As the official teaching hospital of the Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Spaulding is at the forefront of research in advances in rehabilitative care. In April 2013, Spaulding opened a new 132-bed facility in Charlestown which is national model for environmental and inclusive design. With a wide range of inpatient programs and 23 outpatient centers, Spaulding strives to continually update and improve its programs to offer patients the latest, high-quality care through its leading, expert providers. Spaulding has been awarded a Model Systems designation in three specialty areas- Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Brain Injury Rehabilitation- by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. For more information, please visit www.spauldingrehab.org