We're Fairhaven — The home of comfort and quality care

Fairhaven Healthcare Center is a long term care and rehabilitation facility serving the Greater Lowell area and communities north of Boston. For more than 50 years, we've had the privilege of caring for your loved ones.

Welcome! We are a 169-bed Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation facility located just 200 yards from Lowell General Hospital. Our facility is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accredited Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO, today simply known as the "Joint Commission") and is an active member of the Massachusetts Senior Care Association.

For more than five decades, Fairhaven Healthcare has been consistently recognized as an integral part of the Lowell, MA community and recognized in surrounding towns north of Boston for its quality of care. Our center is committed to ensuring excellence in customer service while providing the best life experiences and clinical outcomes for all the individuals entrusted to our care.

Quality diningThank you for visiting us online and considering Fairhaven for your healthcare needs or those of a loved one. We offer a broad suite of services supported by a long-tenured, dedicated and loyal staff.

Our services include:

  • Short term post acute care
  • Long term care
  • Physical, Speech & Occupational therapy
  • Respite Care
  • Alcohol addiction services

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We hope you'll tour our facility. Here's what you'll learn:

RANK: We rank in the top 25% of more than 430 Skilled Nursing and Rehab Centers in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

SCORE: On our latest Massachusetts Department of Public Health survey, Fairhaven scored 128 points out of a maximum of 132 possible points. While we're close to perfect,  we won’t stop until we are! Our scores are compiled measuring seven critical areas of our healthcare operation,  versus the often criticized ‘5 Star Report’ that only measures three areas.

Interior courtyard

Blossoming shrubs in the private courtyard behind our building at Fairhaven, away from the public, where residents and rehab patients can relax in privacy.

LEADERSHIP: Our leadership team has more than 175 years of combined experience and knowledge in the Rehabilitation and Long Term Care industry.

PHYSICIANS: Unlike most Rehabilitation and Long Term Care facilities, we employ not one but two physicians to help ensure our rehabilitation patients and long term care residents promptly receive the top-quality care they deserve.

THERAPY: Whether it's physical, occupational or speech therapy, Fairhaven consistently achieves high marks from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services PEPPER report (Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report). Our rankings in this prestigious and well-respected report show everyone that we are not focused on squeezing every dime out of payors; our focus is on quality care.

STAFFING: We have outstanding employees! Schedule a tour of our facility, or just stop by and see for yourself. The people we employ are truly our greatest asset. Their commitment, dedication and passion for providing quality care shine through every minute of every day.

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From our picturesque facility near the Merrimack River and just 200 yards from Lowell General Hospital, we serve the rehabilitation and long term care needs of residents and their families in the Greater Lowell Area, northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire including Andover, Billerica, Carlisle, Chelsmford, Concord, Dracut, Groton, Haverhill, Lawrence, Methuen, Nashua (NH), Pelham (NH), Pepperell, Salem (NH), Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, Westford, Wilmington and Windham (NH).