Welcome to Westside Care Center
Dear Residents and Families,
I would like to welcome you to Westside Care Center. Our team of caregivers is committed to enriching the lives of the residents we serve. More than that, we strive to help and assist anyone that comes through our doors. We understand that placement of a loved one in an advanced care setting is challenging and our goal is to use our knowledge and personal touch to support however we can. Compassion is our culture at Westside, through every level of the organization.
My philosophy as an Administrator has been to do whatever is necessary to assist others. I bring that philosophy to our dedicated staff here at Westside, and we are looking forward to showing you our capabilities. Our customer service is a cornerstone that sets us apart from others. I ensure that any issues are handled promptly and effectively but furthermore, take a proactive approach to prevent problems from arising. We are able to accomplish this through teamwork and open and honest communication. Continue reading
All the latest news, discussion, and updates from the iCare & Touchpoints Rehab team.
Residents of Touchpoints at Bloomfield Receive Flowers and Plantings Donated by KBE Building Corporation
July 18, 2019In early July, Touchpoints at Bloomfield received a generous donation of beautiful garden boxes, plants, flowers and soil from KBE Building Corporation of Farmington, CT. According to Touchpoints’ Cindy Payne, “The residents are so excited to receive such a generous donation. Our rehab team has utilized the garden boxes to work with our residents on strength and mobility through our horticulture program.”
iCare Health Network Employees and Centers Win Recognition at CT Association of Health Care Facilities Annual Meeting
July 15, 2019Employees from multiple iCare Health Network centers won scholarships and several care centers were recognized at the Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities 90th Annual Meeting, held on the north lawn of Mystic Seaport on July 11th. Many pictures in the post.
Snickers the Pony came to visit residents from Touchpoints at Chestnut on July 4th. Snickers hails from Shag Bark Hickory Farm right in East Windsor and made the residents’ day with his presence. Mr. Snickers, as the farm calls him, makes frequent wardrobe changes and is happy to participate in activities.
Trinity Hill Care Center Holds Prom Night 2019
July 8, 2019Trinity Hill took part in the early Summer prom season with their own Prom Night event for residents. The evening started with a nice dinner including chicken Marsala, baked potato, roasted broccoli, and Parmesan encrusted fish. After dinner, Trinity Hill residents danced the night away to up-tempo, rhythmic music provided by Trinity Hill’s own, DJ D-ron. The night was closed out with prom pictures and a social hour with residents and staff.
When you’ve had an illness or injury, you know that taking time to care for yourself is a natural part of the recovery process. What many of us fail to realize is that it’s just as important to continue practicing self-care all the time, especially if you have chronic pain. If you’re worried that self-care is too expensive or time-consuming, try these budget-friendly strategies that are relatively easy to work into everyday life.
Amidst the Summer heat, Touchpoints at Manchester and Westside Care Center teamed up on the Bidwell Street campus to hold a Summer Luau for residents and staff. In the shade of a tent, guests enjoyed cool treats from an ice cream truck, Hawaiian leis were given out and surf themed pictures were taken. Grass skirts and straw hats completed the look. There was also a unique frozen shirt competition shown in the photos. Nice kick-off to a hot summer!