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In early October the team at Touchpoints at Farmington held a Harvest Festival for the residents and staff to enjoy. The Fall theme had the residents outside enjoying the fresh Autumn air in the pumpkin patch and experiencing the local leaf peeping. The residents played games like corn hole, giant Jenga, Connect Four and enjoying some sweet treats like cotton candy, fried dough and more. Great job, TAF Team!
iCare Health Network and Touchpoints Rehab Showcased on NBC's CT Live
September 29, 2022iCare Health Network and Touchpoints Rehab’s complex medical programs were highlighted on NBC’s CT Live on September 16, 2022. The segment includes interviews with Touchpoints at Bloomfield’s Director of Nursing Shanta Griffiths and iCare Health Network’s Vice President of Business Development, David Skoczulek.
Touchpoints at Chestnut's Morliana Evans' Makes the Journey from CNA to RN
September 22, 2022Congratulations to Morliana Evans at Touchpoints at Chestnut! “Mo” started off at Touchpoints Rehab a decade ago as a Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) and after a short leave from the facility she returned as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and has been an excellent primary nurse on the long term care unit. She was such a good nurse and so on top of everything on her unit that multiple staff members encouraged her to go back to school to become a Registered Nurse (RN).
September is Health Aging Month!
September 20, 2022September is Healthy Aging Month! The designation of Healthy Aging Month is over 15 years old and was meant to bring awareness to all parts of a healthy lifestyle. September was chosen because now is the time to focus on new activities as the Summer ends. Drawing on the “back to school” urge embedded in everyone from childhood, the observance month’s activities are designed to encourage people to rejuvenate and get going on positive measures that can impact the areas of wellness.
On August 16, 2022 the team at MissionCare at Holyoke, led by their Recreation and Activities Team, celebrated the Woodstock peace and love vibe with a tie dye event. The residents and staff had a great time creating different patterns and colors on the shirts. Themed events took place around the center including the garden areas and the chapel.