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 healthcare heroes at Touchpoints at Bloomfield were treated to snacks and meals as a sign of appreciation and recognition from two generous partner organizations this week. Saisystems, in conjunction with Subway, sponsored meals for all three shifts, which was over 120 boxed meals. Saisystems is a Hartford Healthcare Partner, as is Touchpoints at Bloomfield. This generous event was meant to highlight the hard work and dedication of frontline healthcare workers and all staff who cared for res…
iCare's Jessica DeRing Named President of CT Chapter of American College of Health Care Administrators
July 22, 2020Jessica DeRing, Administrator of iCare’s 60 West care center in Rocky Hill, CT has been named and assumed the role of Connecticut Chapter President of the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) for the 2020-2022 term. According to its website, ACHCA was founded in 1962 and is a non-profit professional membership association that provides superior educational programming, networking, and career development opportunities for its members.
In early July 2020, the leadership team at Westside Care Center received the following testimony from the daughter who had both parents at Westside at the same time, in the same room. ” from the receptionists at the front desk, dietary, housekeeping, nurses’ aides to nurses were always polite, friendly and caring. I was able to sleep at night knowing Mom and Dad were safe. All of you helped me through the hardest days and months of my life, and I thank all of you for that. You all we…
Sarah Howroyd, Manchester native, licensed social worker, and honored change agent, was recently chosen to receive the 2020 GMCC Community Achievement Award. Each year the Community Achievement Award is given to a special individual as gratitude for all they do to help make Manchester a better place to live, work, and do business. This award, in its 25th year, is presented to an individual who exemplifies the true meaning of community; one who volunteers, who leads, who gives freely of themselve…
The East Windsor Office of Massachusetts based NRX Logistics kindly and generously sent an ice cream truck to Fresh River Healthcare on Thursday. NRX’s Facility Manager, John Navin, shared that the company wanted to thank front line workers and share some fun. Administrator Jim Christofori and team were spotted ordering and enjoying cold treats. Thanks so much John Navin and the NRX team for thinking of Fresh River Healthcare and for your generosity!
George Floyd was created in the image of God yet he was deprived of his unalienable rights, his life and his future. We condemn this senseless killing and pray that the Lord uses this tragedy and the others that have unfolded in recent weeks as a seminal event towards change. iCare supports the fight against racism in all its forms. As a company that wholeheartedly embraces diversity and celebrates its communities of color, we reject injustice, inequality, discrimination, violence and hate. …