Welcome to MissionCare at Holyoke
Dear Resident and Family Members,
It is my pleasure to announce and welcome you to MissionCare at Holyoke. Formerly known as Mount Saint Vincent Care Center, MissionCare at Holyoke is now part of the iCare Health Network and is a specialized long term care center; the only one of its kind in Massachusetts.
MissionCare cares primarily for residents with a dual diagnoses of mental illness and a major medical condition and are referred to the center for care from around the State and region. MissionCare’s clinical and behavioral programming is tailored to individuals with these diagnoses and needs.
The MissionCare at Holyoke campus was designed to create a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere that contributes to each resident’s ability to enjoy his or her continuing life experience. Located atop the Ingleside section of Holyoke, overlooking the Connecticut River, every floor offers contemporary, comfortable resident rooms along with dining rooms, lounges and activity spaces. Residents also can enjoy the Center’s recreational areas and a large, secure outdoor space. A large community room, hair salon and cafeteria also are on site. Continue reading…
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iCare Health Network celebrates National Nursing Assistants Week which takes place from June 17th to June 24th, 2021. The 44th annual Nursing Assistants Week, dubbed “Nursing Assistants: Creating a Community of Caring”, celebrates the vital role Nursing Assistants play in the daily delivery of quality care and quality of life supports to our residents. Nursing Assistants Week also provides an opportunity to foster and showcase the wonderful things Certified Nursing Assistants or Certifie…
On June 5th, Trinity Hill Care Center staff and residents were shown and interviewed during a WFSB news segment on the CICD Puerto Rican Day Parade. iCare has been a participant in the parade in the past and a proud supporter of CICD’s endeavors in Hartford and beyond.
We Honor You Today – To all of our veterans Far and near. We thank you for your service For all those years. You sacrificed your time, And some gave your life. You preserved our freedom By willingly paying the price. Many of you Were sent overseas. You were wounded in battle, With scars and disease. But courageous and brave, You weathered the storm. You faced every battle With faith and beyond. We honor you with joy For all that you’ve done. You stood strong for our country, For our …
On May 6, 2021, Silver Springs’ Lynn Webster, RN, will receive the 2021 Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing in a virtual ceremony hosted by Hartford Healthcare at Home. By amazing coincidence, the award ceremony is on Lynn’s 41st anniversary of employment at Silver Springs. Nightingale Award winners are recognized for making a significant impact on patient care and the nursing profession, going beyond the call, demonstrating excellence, showing commitment to the community serv…
Jean Rewa was Farren Care Center’s longest tenured employee, having started in April of 1984 when the center was the Farren Memorial Hospital. At that time, Jean began her career the dietary department and it was her first real job. She remained in dietary for close to 37 years where she served in many different roles. Per Jean, her favorite was running the Snack Bar and Café. She loves to cook and she enjoys her daily interactions with the Residents.
Silver Springs' Pedro Salas Inducted into the ACHCA "CNA Hall of Fame", Retires After 46 Years
April 15, 2021On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Pedro Salas was inducted into the American College of Health Care Administrator’s ”CNA Hall of Fame” for 2020, a ceremony that had been delayed nearly a year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Salas, a Meriden resident, had been a Certified Nurse’s Assistant at Silver Springs Care Center for over 46 years after serving his country in the United States Army. Coincidently, Pedro was also celebrating both his retirement from Silver Spring…