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About Us

Chicopee Gardens for Nursing and Rehabilitation is a 68-bed nursing home located in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Chicopee Gardens offers short-term rehabilitation, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy as well as long-term care services. Our services include physician-led pulmonary and wound care programs.


Our Amenities

  • 68-Bed Facility
  • Satellite TV Included
  • Backyard Garden
  • Large Covered Deck

Clinical Capabilities

  • Short-Term Rehabilitation
  • Long-Term Care
  • Respite Care
  • Hospice/End-of-Life Care
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • Pain Management
  • Enteral Therapy
  • Post-Surgical Care
  • Orthopedic Recovery
  • Trach Care
  • Wound Care
  • Specialty Doctor Visits

Accepted Insurances

  • BMC Healthnet
  • Cigna
  • Fallon Health Plans
  • Group Insurance Commission (GIC)
  • Masshealth Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid pending
  • Medicare
  • Private Pay
  • Tricare/Humana Military
  • Tufts
  • US Family Health Plan



Physician-led pulmonary program for patients with COPD/emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, and trach care and management.

  • Respiratory therapist on-site
  • Physician-led program
  • Reduce return visits to the hospital
  • Decrease length of stay
  • Perform everyday tasks with less shortness
    of breath
  • Stay healthier and avoid exacerbations
  • Learn to manage disease, decrease symptoms, and maintain healthy behaviors


Valley Pulmonary Medical Associates

Valley Pulmonary physicians are affiliated with Mercy Medical Center and Baystate Medical Center and are dedicated to helping patients with respiratory ailments breathe and function at the highest level possible.



Our program is physician-led and focused on the
treatment and healing of acute and chronic wounds.

  • On-site wound care physician visits
  • Weekly rounds by wound care team
  • Therapy involvement for advanced wound care interventions
  • Licensed dietitian providing nutritional support
  • Availability of specialty beds and pressure relief equipment
  • Wound vac on-site
  • Negative pressure wound therapy available


Diane Lusas, MD, AAPWAC

After completing her residency at Yale Hospital, Dr. Lusas has focused on treating wounds including pressure, diabetic, traumatic, surgical, vascular, and burns. Dr. Lusas is an Associate of the American Professional Wound Care Association and an active member of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care.



Chicopee Gardens is a great place with a family atmosphere.

Gertrude N.

The staff at Chicopee Gardens is engaging and fun to be around.

Eric J.

The rehab at Chicopee Gardens is second to none!

Ernest P.


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Facility Contact
44 New Lombard Road Chicopee, MA
Public Announcement: On April 1, 2019, the Department of Public Health, Division of Health Care Facility Licensure and Certification (the “Department”) received notification of a proposed change in ownership of the Chicopee Gardens Rehabilitation and Care Center, 44 New Lombard Road, Chicopee, MA 01020. Chicopee Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, LLC, 44 New Lombard Road, Chicopee, MA 01020, if deemed suitable by the Department, intends to purchase the nursing home from the current operator, Chicopee Gardens Rehabilitation and Care Center Operations LLC. There will be no changes in the bed capacity or the services provided by Chicopee Gardens Rehabilitation and Care Center. A public hearing may be requested upon a petition by any group of ten adults. Such petition shall include the name, address and signature of each adult. Written comments concerning the facility’s ability to provide quality long-term care services and petitions for a public hearing, may be addressed to the Department of Public Health, Division of Health Care Facility Licensure and Certification, Suitability Review Office, 99 Chauncy Street, 11th Floor, Boston, MA 02111, or submitted electronically to, for a period of 14 days following this publication. All written or oral comments submitted to the Department may be posted on the Department’s website and released in response to a request for public records.