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.
Words of Encouragement from a Resident and Healthcare Hero Pictures from Around the Network
April 3, 2020On Thursday April 3rd the team at Touchpoints at Manchester received some kind words and much needed support from the center’s resident council president. Although the quote is directed at TAM it certainly applies to all of the healthcare heroes at iCare Health Network, taking care of residents during this difficult and extraordinary time. Mixed into this post are a smattering of photos from around the health network. They include paper hearts put up on the windows by residents and neigh…
Words cannot adequately express my gratitude for all that you are doing to protect our residents and fellow staff during the uncertain times of this COVID-19 crisis. I am so impressed, grateful and proud of the work that has been done to prepare for this emergency, including the sweeping precautions that have been instituted so rapidly. I am also proud of the daily effort to keep a sense of calm and normalcy in our care centers. This crisis has made it abundantly clear how each job in the care…
iCare Health Network is Requesting Available Personal Protection Equipment for Skilled Nursing Providers
March 23, 2020iCare Health Network is actively working on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) utilization and availability with the Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities and other groups. These PPE supplies are critical to skilled nursing providers in order to care for the vulnerable populations that reside in nursing homes. If you or your organization have access to PPE that can be appropriately made available and donated during this crisis, please consider contacting us so that we may use if…
Entire iCare Team Working Tirelessly to Preserve Happy and Healthy Environment for Residents and Staff During COVID-19
March 18, 2020All around the iCare Health Network, the staff and leadership are hard at work to keep up the morale and spirits of the residents, staff, partners and families. To bring calm, enjoyment, enrichment and distraction each day of teh COVID-19 pendemic crisis takes a great deal of commitment and creativity. Here is a list of just some of the activities that have been going on at iCare Health Network care centers while under visitor restriction and infection control precautions…
Across iCare Health Network centers and indeed from nursing homes across the State and country, residents are sending their friends and families simple messages of love. While we work hard to institute and increase access to web chat services like FaceTime and Zoom, sometimes a greeting card, a phone call or a message on a dry erase board can be clear and effective. Seen here are resident of Touchpoints at Farmington posing with their message. Sometimes just to get their smile out there and so…
iCare Health Network Adding Precautions and Updating Operations in Response to COVID-19
March 13, 2020The iCare Health Network leadership team, including care center Administrators, Directors of Nursing, corporate office leadership and others are meeting on a daily basis to update on developments related to COVID-19 and continue to identify ways to keep our residents, staff and partners safe.