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 throughout my career 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.
Proud to be Stigma-Free: Trinity Hill Honors Staff Commitment to Stigma-Free Care
September 24, 2018As part of National Recovery Month and the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ Stigma Free Campaign, Trinity Hill Care Center honored staff members committed to being “Supportive, compassionate, and non-judgmental of recovery from mental health and substance abuse disorders.” Staff member were individually recognized for this commitment and awarded a plaque. Much more on iCare Health Network’s commitment to Stigma-Free care is yet to come this week. Stay tuned!
Living With Heart Failure: Education and Support Groups through Hoffman Heart Institute
September 18, 2018As part of Touchpoints Rehab’s partnership with Saint Francis Hospital and the Hoffman Heart Institute, information has been made available on Educational and Support groups for patients with heart failure and their families.
iCare Health Network Represented at 19th Annual CCAR Recovery Walk
September 17, 2018iCare Health Network was well represented at the 19th Annual Recovery Walks! event in Bushnell Park. Representatives from the majority of iCare’ skilled nursing communities turned out for the walk, hosted by Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery. iCare provides extensive Recovery, Behavioral Health and Memory Care programs and is celebrating and embracing National Recovery Month this September by working towards being Stigma Free. The iCare team wore purple shirts that said Proud t…
Appreciation for Police, Fire and EMS on 9-11 from Touchpoints at Manchester and the IHN Family
September 12, 2018It is hard to believe it has been 17 years since 9-11, but for those that witness and experience the service of dedicated public safety providers and first responders each and every day, the staff and residents at Touchpoints at Manchester wanted to make sure our they were reminded of just how much their work is appreciated.
How Caregivers Can Sleep Well Despite Stress
September 11, 2018Caregiving is associated with sleep loss, which can put caregivers at a higher risk of health issues, including cardiovascular disease, altered immune functioning, and depression. Combined with stress, sleep loss is associated with increased severity of fatigue, negative mood, and cognitive impairment. With good sleep, caregivers can manage stress and energy levels, and face each day more prepared to handle daily life and responsibilities. Healthy sleep habits and a priority on sleep can improve…
Touchpoints at Bloomfield Knows How to Beat the Heat
September 5, 2018The staff and residents of Touchpoints at Bloomfield knows how to beat the heat with an impromptu End of Summer Party. The sounds of the blender hard at work making sherbet-coolers we’re met with Summer hits of the 60’s coming from the Recreation Room.