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.
Fostering a Home-Like Environment at Touchpoints at Chestnut
August 14, 2018At Touchpoints at Chestnut, as with many skilled nursing communities, there is much more to caring for residents than medical care and rehabilitation. Although short term rehab can be quite brief, stretching a few days to a few weeks, many residents call our communities their home. In order to foster the home like environment, provide stimulating activities and recreation and add to the overall quality of life, many other projects and initiatives have been woven into daily life.
JOB ALERT -- iCare Health Network seeking a Director of Care Transitions - Regional Clinical Director
August 9, 2018iCare Health Network is seeking a seasoned RN candidate with post-acute/skilled nursing/long term care experience of for the position of Director of Care Transitions - Regional Clinical Director.
Three Vietnam War Veterans Receive Connecticut Veterans Wartime Service Medal - Touchpoints at Manchester
August 6, 2018Three veterans of the Vietnam War were given the Connecticut Veterans Wartime Service Medal on Tuesday at a ceremony at Touchpoints at Manchester. Cornelius Evans, Renaldo Victoria Jr. and Edward Delane Jr. were originally meant to get the medals at a June 8 event honoring veterans, but the medals had not arrived in time. Instead, they were able to celebrate Tuesday with other veterans as well as family and friends.
iCare Health Network was named Best Place for Adult Care in the North Central News Reader’s Poll for 2018. The certificate reads that the winners of this annual contest are determined by the North Central News Community. The paper counts among its circulation Ellington, Enfield, Somers, Stafford and Vernon.
Shari Yard, RN, joined iCare Health Network as Vice President of Clinical Operations. In this role she will be responsible for ensuring that iCare managed skilled nursing communities are providing clinically excellent care to their respective residents. Ensuring high quality clinical care involves all facets of the nursing operation, preparation for surveys by the Department of Public Health, analysis of patient outcomes, mentorship and guidance of the nursing leadership and much more.
Staff from Multiple iCare Health Network Communities Recognized at the CAHCF Annual Meeting
July 18, 2018Employees from multiple iCare Health Network managed communities won awards and scholarships at the Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities 89th Annual Meeting, held on the north lawn of Mystic Seaport. Photo gallery in the post!