Welcome to 60 West
Dear Residents and Families,
Thank you so much for choosing 60 West for your skilled nursing, specialty clinical programming and long term care needs. Our team recognizes that each patient and their family is truly unique with their own set of expectations, clinical and social need and goals for care. Our mission is to provide a safe, secure environment that is inclusive and compassionate.
At 60 West, we are committed to actually living and delivering on our Mission and Vision. Our team is diverse, passionate and engaged, but most importantly they are a Team and a family. We work together day in and day out to make 60 West all that it can be and bring that same feeling to the residents with whose care and safety we are entrusted.
We are pleased and proud to be a Five Star facility for quality measures and overall rating as granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and be the recipient of a US News and World Report Best Nursing Home recognition for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 and an AHCA Bronze Quality Award. Beyond the numbers, we find ways to innovate and improve patient care and the experience. Continue Reading
All the latest news, discussion, and updates from the iCare & Touchpoints Rehab team.
60 West Celebrates National Healthcare Environmental Services Week 2020
September 15, 202060 West started off the week by recognizing and thanking the housekeeping and laundry staff that are a critical part of their environmental services team and daily operation. As with much of iCare’s recognition it came in the form of treats! September 13-29 is National Healthcare Environmental Services Week and their service means even more in 2020 as the COVID pandemic continues and environmental services teams are on the front lines everyday. A safe, hygienic, orderly, compliant and c…
A Special Thanks for Tasty Treats Provided by Optum/United Healthcare to Touchpoints at Bloomfield
September 10, 2020On September 8, 2020 the team at Optum/United Healthcare treated the residents and staff of Touchpoints at Bloomfield to a tasty Summer treat of tropical shaved ice from the Kona Ice Truck. Staff and residents had the opportunity to enjoy some sun and fresh air while picking out a shaved ice flavor. Some staff were seen dancing down the sidewalk! Optum/United has sent treats, snacks, recognition, thanks and relief to many of iCare’s care centers and we appreciate their thoughts and con…
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…
August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day
August 31, 2020Today, August 31st, is International Overdose Awareness Day. As iCare Health Network provides extensive care and supports to persons recovering from opioid and other substance use disorders through its iRecovery Program, today is a time to remember those lost to overdose and substance use disorders and reflect on ways to reduce harm and risk. International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event that aims to raise awareness that overdose death is preventable and to reduce the stigma associa…
“I have realized that I have been blessed to be here, the healing I needed, the therapy in both physical and emotional have provided the foundation I needed to regain my inner peace. My new strength will carry me into many brighter tomorrows. As I get ready to leave here on my actual 65th birthday, please know that every person I have made a connection with will never be forgotten.”
The healthcare heroes at Touchpoints at Bloomfield were treated to snacks and meals as a sign of appreciation and recognition from two generous partner organizations this week. Saisystems, in conjunction with Subway, sponsored meals for all three shifts, which was over 120 boxed meals. Saisystems is a Hartford Healthcare Partner, as is Touchpoints at Bloomfield. This generous event was meant to highlight the hard work and dedication of frontline healthcare workers and all staff who cared for res…