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Fresh River Healthcare Rated as One of the Best Nursing Homes by US News and World Report
November 1, 2017NEWS ALERT - Fresh River Healthcare in East Windsor, CT was named a 2017-18 Best Nursing Home by US News and World Report. According to U.S. News officials, each facility was assigned a rating ranging from 1.0 to 5.0, using their own analysis of data posted by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Fresh River earned a rating of 5. Only 15% of the facilities that U.S. News rated achieved “Top Performing” status by earning a rating of at least 4.5.
Sleep Studies for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure
October 30, 2017Breathing disorders during sleep are common in CHF. Sleep studies of patients with heart failure suggest that sleep disordered breathing is experienced in 50% of patients and is a powerful predictor of poor prognosis. Sleep disordered breathing broadly comprises obstructive sleep apnea, when upper airway instability causes mechanical obstruction to breathing; and central sleep apnea, characterized by an absence of ventilatory effort.
It is a rare occasion where a skilled nursing facility resident comes back to the facility to join the team. But that’s exactly what happened with Touchpoints at Farmington resident Alina N. After rehabilitating for a broken leg that required physical therapy, Alina returned as a Recreation Assistant.
Congratulations to the 60 West Staff on a Five Star CMS Rating
October 20, 2017Congratulations to the 60 West staff on a receiving a Five Star rating from CMS, including Five Stars in Quality Measures, Staffing and Health Inspection. This is quite an achievement.
Wii Bowling League at Touchpoints at Bloomfield
October 13, 2017What a better way to spend the last Thursday of every month hosting a Wii Bowling Challenge with our friends from the Bloomfield Senior Center. The residents at Touchpoints at Bloomfield have opened their home to this fine group of seniors in anticipation of showing the residents a grand old time.