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May 29, 2020
On May 22, Sarah and Stephanie Cota of Abby’s Helping Hand, presented 100 gift bags each to Touchpoints at Chestnut and Fresh River Healthcare leadership. The gifts were for the care center staff to express gratitude and support for all they do to provide care for their residents, especially in these challenging times.

According to their website, the mission of Abby’s Helping Hand is to improve the quality of life for those afflicted with mitochondrial and other chronic diseases through...
May 14, 2020
On May 12, the Rotary Club of Manchester had dinners for Rein’s Deli in Vernon delivered to the staff at Touchpoints at Manchester and Westside Care Center.

The service club, whose motto is Service Above Self, donated 80 meals for the second shift. The delicious food from the renowned deli was very much appreciated by the staff and came during the middle of National Nursing Home Week.

Although this week’s events are muted given the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic, it remains a great..
May 8, 2020
As Mother’s Day approaches the residents at Chelsea Place Care Center wanted to send out well-wishes and thanks to all of the moms in their lives. Especially as so many moms are caring for them at Chelsea Place.

Staff assisted residents in writing a message for and staying in touch with the moms in their lives. They are shown here getting those messages out as a COVID-19 related visitor restriction remains in place for nursing homes in Connecticut and across the country. Chelsea Place staff...
May 6, 2020
During this difficult and unprecedented time it is easy to lose focus on all that we have to celebrate. However, it is with great honor and pride that I take the time to celebrate each and every one of you as we launch National Nurses Week.

Although we are unable to come together and share in the celebrations and festivities as usual, I think we can all agree this year’s celebration of our profession is the most meaningful of our entire career.

During the most challenging of situations...
April 29, 2020
Chelsea Place has been celebrating its healthcare heroes with several events including a luncheon with door prizes and food generously provided by ROBERTO’S REAL AMERICAN TAVERN in East Windsor, CT.

These events as well as signs, posters, messages of support from the Diocese of Norwich, and other daily reminders serve to thank the healthcare heroes on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. The entire skilled nursing workforce, whether clinical or support provider of all types...