Welcome to Fresh River Healthcare
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, a skilled and compassionate nursing team, 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
- Parkinson Disease Program
- Huntington's Disease Program
- Behavioral Health Program - Secure Unit
- Respite Care Services
- NeuroGym Therapy and Rehab Equipment
- Greater Hartford Memory Care Center
- Distinctive Dining and Dietary Services
- Touchpoints Therapy: Rehabilitation Services
- Sub-Acute and Skilled Nursing Specialty Programs
- Recreation Programs
- Social Services and Discharge Planning
All the latest news, discussion, and updates from the iCare & Touchpoints Rehab team.
The conditions and rules related to COVID seem to evolve and change almost every day. This is especially true in skilled nursing care centers across the State and country. However, it is important to note that the COVID infection rate in Connecticut nursing homes is LESS than the infection rate in the general population. Skilled nursing care centers are a safe place to receive the care you or your loved one need at this time. If you need medical care and treatment, including in a nursing home, s…
Sarah Howroyd, Manchester native, licensed social worker, and honored change agent, was recently chosen to receive the 2020 GMCC Community Achievement Award. Each year the Community Achievement Award is given to a special individual as gratitude for all they do to help make Manchester a better place to live, work, and do business. This award, in its 25th year, is presented to an individual who exemplifies the true meaning of community; one who volunteers, who leads, who gives freely of themselve…
The East Windsor Office of Massachusetts based NRX Logistics kindly and generously sent an ice cream truck to Fresh River Healthcare on Thursday. NRX’s Facility Manager, John Navin, shared that the company wanted to thank front line workers and share some fun. Administrator Jim Christofori and team were spotted ordering and enjoying cold treats. Thanks so much John Navin and the NRX team for thinking of Fresh River Healthcare and for your generosity!
George Floyd was created in the image of God yet he was deprived of his unalienable rights, his life and his future. We condemn this senseless killing and pray that the Lord uses this tragedy and the others that have unfolded in recent weeks as a seminal event towards change. iCare supports the fight against racism in all its forms. As a company that wholeheartedly embraces diversity and celebrates its communities of color, we reject injustice, inequality, discrimination, violence and hate. …
Abby's Helping Hand Delivers Gifts to Fresh River Healthcare and Touchpoints at Chestnut
May 29, 2020Sarah 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 support, educat…
Connecticut nursing home employees are ‘family…where family can’t be.’ How do we know there will be a ‘Better Day”? Because these amazing caregivers are laser-focused on compassionate care and recovery. They are making it happen now. There will be a Better Day.