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
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Westside Care Center Holds CNA Recognition Ceremony During National Nursing Assistants Week
June 26, 2019June 13-20th was National Nursing Assistants Week and as part of celebrating and recognizing the hard work that Nursing Assistants do each and every day, Westside Care Center held a CNA Recognition Ceremony. Westside’s CNAs were honored for their longevity with the care center. Mary Lyons, has been working with the care center’s residents for a stunning 46 years. Residents were able to spend time celebrating and recognizing their aides. Appetizers were served for both staff an…
Silver Springs Care Center’s Noel Orsini recently took a group of the care center’s veterans on a day trip to the submarine base in Groton, CT. A veteran himself, Noel works to bring camaraderie and activities to Silver’s veterans and as a contracted provider for the Veteran’s Affairs there are many in residence. It’s clear from the pictures that the group had a fun-filled day and we thank them for their service.
The residents of Touchpoints at Bloomfield, with help from the recreation and dietary departments, put on a wonderful appreciation reception for the care center’s CNA team. The residents wrote up inspirational and thankful mottos and tied them to diamond-top pens. Administrator Jaime Faucher and Director of Nursing Shanta Griffiths said a few words as the residents praised the hard working CNA staff.
The staff at Touchpoints at Farmington was honored and recognized with an official citation from the Connecticut General Assembly. State Representatives Bobby Sanchez (25th District) and Mike Demicco (21st District) conveyed the honor. In part it reads, “Beyond your knowledge, expertise and professionalism, you also demonstrated dedication, love, and compassion towards him, and his family over the past two years at Touchpoints…”
Touchpoints at Chestnut organized and celebrated a “Caribbean Week” full of events, food and parties. One event saw staff members sharing their personal stories of life on their island and how they came to be here in Connecticut. The residents enjoyed hearing their personal stories, asked plenty of questions and sang and danced to traditional songs. To close out the week, last Friday staff were encouraged to wear colors representing their island and virtually the entire team prepared dis…
Trinity Hill Care Center residents and staff were treated to a visit by Toast and Dublin, new pet therapy golden retrievers, courtesy of Neil and Linda Clearly. The two friendly canines made their way through the care center to bring stress-relief and joy to those around them in a way that only pets can.