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Certified Nursing Assistants from Touchpoints at Farmington and Westside Care Center inducted into CNA 'Hall of Fame' 2017
July 7, 2017The Connecticut Chapter of the American Association of Health Care Administrators inducts CNAs from Touchpoints at Farmington and Westside Care Center into the Hall of Fame for 2017.
Polypharmacy is a term to describe when individuals use multiple concurrent medications, generally 5 or more. Although polypharmacy can be an issue for people of any age, it is generally a consequence of having several underlying medical conditions and is more common in people over the age of 65.
Drs. John Rodgers and William Preskenis partner with Touchpoints Rehab to create dynamic pulmonary care program
June 26, 2017Touchpoints at Bloomfield entered into a partnership designed to bring continuity in pulmonary care from the acute hospital setting into the post-acute, skilled nursing and rehab care setting. The program will address repeat hospitalizations by applying integrated pulmonary care and sleep medicine consulting to many diagnoses, including COPD and congestive heart failure.
Happy National Nursing Assistant Week - June 15-22, 2017
June 22, 2017This week is the 40th annual National Nursing Assistants Week. The 40th annual National Nursing Assistants’ Week provides a timely opportunity to foster and showcase the wonderful things that can happen for residents and workers when we join together (with the theme) ’Nursing Assistants: Specialists in the Art of Caring.’”
We can all agree that our senses can have a power connection to our memories. When you hear your wedding song it can help trigger memories of that day, or a childhood song your mother sang can help you hear her voice and see her face. Persons with dementia, Parkinson’s and other diseases that damage brain chemistry can also reconnect to the world and gain improved quality of life from listening to personal music favorites