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 a 234 bed skilled nursing care center located in the Mark Twain neighborhood of 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
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All the latest news, discussion, and updates from the iCare & Touchpoints Rehab team.
Happy Long Term Care Administrator's Week 2023
March 13, 2023March 13-17, 2023 is National Long Term-Care Administrator’s Week. During this week, staff, residents, families, and volunteers have the opportunity to say “thank you” and honor the administrators who lead our nation’s long-term care communities. A heartfelt and sincere thank you from all of us at iCare Health Network to our dedicated Administrator team who continues to lead through challenging times and work tirelessly to safeguard and enrich the lives of the residents we serve.
On March 3, 2023 the team at Touchpoints at Bloomfield celebrate Read Across American Day and Dr. Suess’ Birthday. In honor of the two occasions, The Cat in the Hat and Thing One and Thing Two made a special visit and the whole team made sure to look the part. The event highlighted the importance and joy of reading and, as always, ended with a special treat and dancing. Read Across America is the nation’s largest celebration of reading. Great work, TAB team!
Greenwood Nursing Home Fire Remembrance Ceremony Held at Parkville Care Center on the 20th Anniversary
February 27, 2023On February 24, 2023 Parkville Care Center and the iCare Health Network team held a Remembrance Ceremony to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Greenwood Nursing Home Fire. On February 26, 2003 a fire broke out at the then Greenwood Nursing Home at 2:40 AM. Eventually traced back to a resident room, the fire claimed the lives of 16 and injured an additional 23 people. Those who died ranged in age from 18 to 76 and all were from the greater Hartford area. It was six degrees at that time on that …
February is designated as American Heart Month to bring attention and awareness to the prevalence and severity of heart disease as a leading cause of death for Americans in the United States. The team as Touchpoints at Bloomfield wore red on February 3, 2023 for National Wear Red Day, the first Friday of every February. Some iterations of National Wear Day are to promote awareness of heart disease in women. This is because, according to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease …
iCare Health Network Celebrates its Activities and Therapeutic Recreation Professionals, 2023
January 27, 2023January 23-27 is National Activities Professional Week with a theme of “Adventure Awaits”. On this week we celebrate all of iCare’s Therapeutic Recreation and Activities Professionals as they bring enrichment, fun, engagement and fulfillment to our residents’ lives. According to the National Association of Activities Professionals Website, these teams are part of a vitally important profession that helps people live a life that is full of fun and meaningful activities.…
East Culture Arts Performs for Residents at Chelsea Place in Celebration of Chinese New Year
January 23, 2023On January 20, 2023 a group from East Culture Arts Group performed traditional dances and songs in celebration of Chinese New Year. According the their materials, East Culture Arts seeks to increase awareness and understanding of Chinese and other country’s cultures; promoting cultural exchange through singing, dancing and other activities involving the arts. China is home to 100 dance styles, representing fifty-six different ethnic groups, including the Han. Every dance has its own dis…