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Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at Fresh River Healthcare
October 3, 2018On September 19, 2018 Fresh River Healthcare held a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. As always, a delicious meal was prepared by Fresh River’s Director of Food and Nutrition with an assortment of pies for dessert. Janine Lancaster. Guests were treated to a musical performance by Ed Chiucarello.
iCare Health Network and all its communities made the commitment to provide a Stigma Free environment and Stigma-Free care to residents with mental illness as well as those with substance use disorder, dementia and cognitive disorders. In keeping with the themes of National Recovery Month, on September 21st iCare held a kick-off event in the form of a pep rally at the company headquarters in Manchester. And so began two weeks of Stigma Free programming and training within the iCare communities…
Proud to be Stigma-Free: Annual iFair includes Stigma-Free T-shirts and Slogans on Display
September 27, 2018iCare Health Network’s annual iFair was held today at 60 West in Rocky Hill. As part of National Recovery Month and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Stigma Free Campaign, each iCare community wore a different slogan/motto/mission statement around stigma-free care. T-shirts pictured in the post!
iCare Health Network Represented at 19th Annual CCAR Recovery Walk
September 17, 2018iCare Health Network was well represented at the 19th Annual Recovery Walks! event in Bushnell Park. Representatives from the majority of iCare’ skilled nursing communities turned out for the walk, hosted by Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery. iCare provides extensive Recovery, Behavioral Health and Memory Care programs and is celebrating and embracing National Recovery Month this September by working towards being Stigma Free. The iCare team wore purple shirts that said Proud t…
Fresh River is using a virtual reality sEMG biofeedback system known as Synchrony for residents with difficulty swallowing known as dysphagia. The program allows the speech pathologist, as well as the client, to visualize the swallow activity on a television screen. The information allows the patient and therapist to ‘see the swallow’ to help guide the client through therapeutic exercises with a series interactive activities that addresses dysfunction typically associated with d…