Welcome to Chelsea Place Care Center
Dear Resident and Family Members,
I would like to welcome you to Chelsea Place Care Center. Chelsea Place is located in the Mark Twain neighborhood within the historic West End of Hartford. At Chelsea we celebrate our diversity in our residents, families, neighborhood and our staff. It’s through this diversity that we are able to most effectively meet the healthcare challenges of our community.
Chelsea Place has a broad scope of services, but despite having such a broad base we strongly encourage all of our staff to get to know all of the residents, their interests, needs and personalities. It is through this approach that has allowed us to be so successful with our clinical operations and resident outcomes. Our ability to retain knowledgeable and skilled professionals has contributed greatly towards our continuing improvement and success and has enabled Chelsea Place Care Center to partner with other leading healthcare organizations across the state. Continue reading
All the latest news, discussion, and updates from the iCare & Touchpoints Rehab team.
Living With Heart Failure: Education and Support Groups through Hoffman Heart Institute
September 18, 2018As part of Touchpoints Rehab’s partnership with Saint Francis Hospital and the Hoffman Heart Institute, information has been made available on Educational and Support groups for patients with heart failure and their families.
iCare Health Network Represented at 19th Annual CCAR Recovery Walk
September 17, 2018iCare Health Network was well represented at the 19th Annual Recovery Walks! event in Bushnell Park. Representatives from the majority of iCare’ skilled nursing communities turned out for the walk, hosted by Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery. iCare provides extensive Recovery, Behavioral Health and Memory Care programs and is celebrating and embracing National Recovery Month this September by working towards being Stigma Free. The iCare team wore purple shirts that said Proud t…
Appreciation for Police, Fire and EMS on 9-11 from Touchpoints at Manchester and the IHN Family
September 12, 2018It is hard to believe it has been 17 years since 9-11, but for those that witness and experience the service of dedicated public safety providers and first responders each and every day, the staff and residents at Touchpoints at Manchester wanted to make sure our they were reminded of just how much their work is appreciated.
How Caregivers Can Sleep Well Despite Stress
September 11, 2018Caregiving is associated with sleep loss, which can put caregivers at a higher risk of health issues, including cardiovascular disease, altered immune functioning, and depression. Combined with stress, sleep loss is associated with increased severity of fatigue, negative mood, and cognitive impairment. With good sleep, caregivers can manage stress and energy levels, and face each day more prepared to handle daily life and responsibilities. Healthy sleep habits and a priority on sleep can improve…
Touchpoints at Bloomfield Knows How to Beat the Heat
September 5, 2018The staff and residents of Touchpoints at Bloomfield knows how to beat the heat with an impromptu End of Summer Party. The sounds of the blender hard at work making sherbet-coolers we’re met with Summer hits of the 60’s coming from the Recreation Room.
Fresh River is using a virtual reality sEMG biofeedback system known as Synchrony for residents with difficulty swallowing known as dysphagia. The program allows the speech pathologist, as well as the client, to visualize the swallow activity on a television screen. The information allows the patient and therapist to ‘see the swallow’ to help guide the client through therapeutic exercises with a series interactive activities that addresses dysfunction typically associated with d…