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Touchpoints at Home, a Community Health accreditation Program (CHAP) accredited home care agency, received a detailed endorsement from a patient and his family. In her letter, the family member wrote
Normal aging process or early dementia?
July 10, 2017Forgetfulness and memory problems can be a normal process of aging but it can also be a sign of something else. If you or a loved one notices subtle memory changes do not automatically assume it is “dementia” because it may be related to other factors.
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.