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.
Pictures from iCare's Lobby Decorating Contest
December 14, 2018MANCHESTER (December 14, 2018) – On December 12, 2018 members of iCare Health Network’s leadership team visited the lobbies of all 10 iCare care centers across greater Hartford to check out the Christmas decorations. Skits were performed. Carols were sung. Lots of eggnog and cookies were consumed. Check out the pictures!
Chelsea Place to Hold 'Festival of Lights' on December 12th and 13th
December 11, 2018Chelsea Place Care Center in Hartford will hold a Festival of Lights event to raise money for Intercommunity, a non-profit substance use treatment, behavioral health and primary care provider in Hartford and East Hartford. The event will include Pictures with Santa, Hot Cocoa and Bake Sale and Raffle Prizes. $5/ticket, $10 max/family. December 12th 4:00pm-7:00pm; December 13th noon-1:00pm and 4:00-7:00pm.
Outcome and Testimonial: Touchpoints at Chestnut Therapy Department, November 2018
December 10, 2018In late November 2018, Touchpoints at Chestnut’s Therapy Department received a glowing testimonial from a resident who felt his expectations were met and exceeded by the team. In part, he said, “The staff of the therapy department in my opinion were very professional and knowledgeable in their treatment. Overall my experience at Touchpoints therapy was an enjoyable and productive experience…I would recommend Touchpoints at Chestnut therapy unit to anyone.”
The team at Chelsea Place Care Center held a retirement celebration for Maintenance Assistant Azzad Ishmael after 38 years of service. Chelsea Place Administrator Judy Konow expressed her appreciation for all of the years of hard work and dedication. Azzad celebrated with his wife Maureen and his team and was all smiles.
Fresh River Healthcare to Hold 'Christmas Bazaar' on December 8th
December 4, 2018On December 8th Fresh River Healthcare in East Windsor will hold a Christmas Bazaar. The event will include Breakfast with Santa from 8:00am-10:00am with an unlimited pancake bar, a Christmas Tree and Ornament Fundraiser, handcrafted ornaments and decorations, and live and everlasting Christmas Trees for sale
Touchpoints at Bloomfield's Annual Turkey Fry, 2018
November 29, 2018Touchpoints at Bloomfield held their 5th Annual Fry-a-Turkey Event for residents and staff. Deep fried turkeys and sides were prepared by food service staff. Members of the Touchpoints at Bloomfield team made their own signature and famous homemade side dishes to be sampled and judged by iCare Health Network’s Mike Landi and Gwen Cannon and resident Cathy L. Food Service Director Paul DeMaida took First Place with his winning Rosemary and Bacon Corn Bread.