Westborough State Hospital

Mental Health Unit for Deaf People
288 Lyman St
Westborough, Massachusetts 01581 (Show in Google Maps)
508-616-2322 (voice)
508-616-2842 (tdd)
508-616-2843 (fax)
508-888-8888 (videophone)

CONTACT

  • Neil Glickman, PhD <Neil.Glickman@dmh.state.ma.us>
    Unit Clinical Director
  • James Gilmour <James.Gilmour@dmh.state.ma.us>

HOURS

Weekdays: Always open
Weekends: Always open
Emergency Contact: Neil Glickman, 508-616-2327 [Voice]
Program type: Psychiatric hospital

TYPE OF ORGANIZATION LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE
State

AGENCY ACCREDITATION
Hospital is JCAHO accredited and CMS certified

DEAF PROGRAM
Year established: 1987

SERVICES ROUTINELY AVAILABLE TO DEAF PEOPLE

  • Inpatient services Bed capacity: 10
  • Emergency services

FEES

Service fee for deaf clients? Yes
Fee covered by third party? Yes
Adjustable fee (sliding scale)? Yes

SERVICE PROVIDERS
Staff total: 22 # fluent signers: 14
Interpreting services provided? Yes
2 Full time interpreters 1 Communication specialist, part of whose job is to act as a deaf interpreter

ACCESSIBILITY
Assistive technologies available: TTY/TDD, flashing signal for doorbell/phone, visual signal device for emergencies (fire alarm),

Facilities accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Facilities accessible by public transit? No

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