FLUBLOK Mobile Flu Vaccine Clinic Visiting All iCare Locations
September 29, 2017The FLUBLOK Mobile Flu Vaccine Clinic bus will be visiting iCare facilities every weekend starting September 23rd to vaccinate participants, encourage wellness and promote the overall importance and health benefits of vaccination.
Touchpoints at Manchester Now a VA Contracted Skilled Nursing Facility
September 26, 2017Touchpoints at Manchester is now contracted with the Veteran’s Administration as a provider of skilled nursing and long term care. Touchpoints at Manchester will be a desirable and accessible location for veterans to receive care and they will have access to all programs, including short term, long term, behavioral health, substance use/iRecovery and our signature CHF program.
Silver Springs' Judie Ahmed and CAHCF put on informative Substance Use Treatment Symposium
September 21, 2017Silver Springs Care Center Director of Nursing Judie Ahmed and a line-up of speakers educated a group of 180 skilled nursing staff and leadership on Caring for Residents with Substance Use Disorder, held at the Aqua Turf in the Plantsville section of Southington. The speakers included experts from the iCare iRecovery program and Wexford Behavioral Health, policy experts from the Department of Public Health, iRecovery’s consultant Dr. J. Craig Allen and Judie Ahmed herself.
Basic COPD Facts and the Touchpoints Rehab Pulmonary Program
September 18, 2017Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is a condition that makes it harder to breathe and worsens over time. While smoking is the most common cause of COPD, long-term exposure to other lung irritants—such as air pollution or chemical fumes can also bring an onset of COPD symptoms that include wheezing, cough, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.
Manchester Public Library Delivers Handmade Pillows to Residents of Touchpoints at Manchester and Westside Care Center
September 14, 2017The Manchester Public Library Summer Reading Program delivered over 75 handmade, ‘no sew’ pillows to the residents of Touchpoints at Manchester and Westside Care Center.