Dear Residents and Family Members,
Thank you for visiting the website of Fresh River Healthcare. It is the collective goal of all our employees to help you or your loved one to get well soon and reach a maximum level of independence. Our team of caregivers includes specialized therapists, compassionate nurses and personal attendants, as well as other dedicated staff and medical professionals.
We strive to exceed your expectations. In doing so, we understand that we must partner and participate with you in your plan of care. Communication along the way will be extremely important. This will include interdisciplinary “Care Conferences”, Discharge Planning Meetings, and consistent communication with your caregivers and other staff from Fresh River. Continue reading
- Huntington's Disease Program
- Greater Hartford Memory Care Center
- Distinctive Dining and Dietary Services
- Behavioral Health Program and Services
- Touchpoints Therapy: Rehabilitation Services
- Sub-Acute and Skilled Nursing Specialty Programs
- Reiki and Alternative Therapies
- Recreation Programs
- Social Services and Discharge Planning
All the latest news, discussion, and updates from the iCare & Touchpoints Rehab team.
A Busy Holiday Season and Some Winter Advice for Seniors
January 19, 2018It’s been a very busy holiday season at Touchpoints at Bloomfield. We were busy decorating their home, having our first annual ugly sweater party and best holiday cookie bake off, receiving many gifts from the community and volunteers caroling through out the facility. Now that we have started a new year, have you noticed when you turn on the television or read a magazine it’s all about exercise and making healthy choices for 2018…
Falls - Risk Factors, the Lasting Health Impacts and Prevention
January 15, 2018The number of older adults in the United States is growing, and falls among the older adult population are a serious and significant problem. Approximately 33 percent of older adults 65 years of age and older fall at least once each year. Injuries caused from a fall are a predisposing factor in 40 percent of the events leading to long-term nursing home placement among older adults.
Richard's Story -- Orthopedic Rehabilitation Program Outcome: 2017
January 11, 2018I went from needing total care to being able to get out of bed myself, move around in my wheelchair to NOW walking with my walker! My family and friends tell me I am a miracle, even Dr. Kruger was amazed at my progress. I went from a future in long term care to now going home, TODAY! I cannot thank enough my surgeon, Dr. Kruger, my family, and the staff at Touchpoints. I have my life back. Home means everything to me. I give Touchpoints a 5 out of 5 rating.
Facts About Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
January 9, 2018Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, typically beginning in late fall or early winter months and going away in the spring and summer. Often it can also be known as the winter blues or seasonal depression. Some symptoms that may be seen with SAD are lack of interest in activities, sleeping to much, weight gain, feelings of hopelessness, difficulty with concentration and social withdrawal just to name a few.
iCare Bands Together and Braves Winter Storm Brody
January 5, 2018Facility staff and leadership from iCare and Touchpoints Rehab took on Winter Storm Brody which blanketed the region with snow, hit with high winds and frigid temperatures. Preparation and teamwork, as well as the ability to make anything into a good time, ruled the day. Here are some photos of staff and management clearing off cars for shift change and removing snow.
Multiple iCare Facilities Recognized for Improving Quality Care
January 2, 2018Seven iCare managed facilities were recognized by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for their achievements through the Quality Initiative Recognition Program, which honors member facilities for their individual work in achieving AHCA/NCAL Quality Initiative goals.