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.
The iCare Health Network offers a variety of career opportunities for those with a desire to work in the healthcare industry, including part-time and per diem. NURSING AND NON-CLINICAL POSITIONS: CNAs, LPNs, RNs, RN Supervisors, Housekeeping, Laundry, Dietary, Maintenance and Recreation Positions Available. Learn about our skilled care centers. Bring your resume and come prepared to interview!
Touchpoints Rehab and Touchpoints at Home: A Patient Testimonial on the Continuum of Care - 2019
April 22, 2019“The exceptional knowledge and skills of this Touchpoints rehab team is light years better that I could have ever expected. I am now ready for Outpatient Physical Therapy. I chose Touchpoints Rehab Outpatient services because I will be able to continue my care with the same therapists! How great is that. With Touchpoints at Home and Touchpoints Rehab you get complete success. I highly recommend Touchpoints Rehab and Touchpoints at Home at every level on care.”
Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month – Fresh River Healthcare Adding Respite and Home Assessment
April 18, 2019As Fresh River celebrates its First Anniversary of the Parkinson’s Disease Program, the capacity to support both the patient and the caregiver continues to expand. Families, caregivers and residents have provided feedback through the many events and offerings available and the Fresh River team has responded. This has led to a Home Assessment, with a focus on four key elements, and a specialized Respite Program.
Brad Davis and 'The Talk of Connecticut' Discuss Fresh River Healthcare and the Parkinson's Disease Program
April 15, 2019iCare’s Heather Bale was on The Talk of Connecticut with radio legend Brad Davis and Paul Pacelli discussing the Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorder Program at Fresh River Healthcare as part of Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Brad and Paul asked questions about Fresh River’s program, the disease and cutting edge treatments and supports. Listen here….
Staff from Touchpoints at Manchester participated in the Manchester Senior Center Health Fair. Touchpoints’ Kim Wanegar-Nation, a Physical Therapist, provided information about leading edge technologies to live better with COPD and sleep apnea. Kim provided information about our leading edge Pulmonary Rehabilitation program which offers the services and supports of consulting Pulmonologists, a Care Transitions Respiratory Therapist and high-tech rehabilitation and therapy services.
Mark your calendars for a special presentation at Fresh River Healthcare entitled, ‘Dyskinesia: The Sudden and Uncontrolled Movements of Patients with Parkinson Disease’ by Dr. Duarte Machado of the David and Rhoda Chase Family Movement Disorders Center. Dr. Machado will review the management and the impact of Dyskinesia or Persons with Parkinson’s Disease. Patients, residents, families, caregivers, healthcare providers and interested members of the public are invited to a…