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 is pleased to announce that Lori Quarterson has joined the iCare team as Vice President of Human Resources. Lori comes to iCare with over a decade of experience in the field of human resources. She completed her Juris Doctor degree at Western New England University School of Law and she is admitted to the Connecticut Bar. Lori also received her certificate in Human Resources Management from the University of Saint Joseph. Lori previously worked as the Director of Hu…
Fresh River Healthcare Honors Susan Anderson Upon Her Retirement After 40 Years of Service
July 27, 2021On July 22, 2021 the team at Fresh River Healthcare celebrated the retirement of Susan Anderson after 40 years of dedicated service to residents. Sue has worked in the capacity as an RN Supervisor since September 1980; over 40 years of supervising in the care center! In her role she has worked with all types of residents from all over the State. She has cared of clinically and behaviorally complex residents and assisted in the opening of the Memory Care Center unit for residents with Alzheimer…
On July 20, 2021 State Representative Bobby Gibson who represents District 15, Bloomfield and Windsor, toured Touchpoints at Bloomfield with leadership from the care center and iCare Health Network. Representative Gibson was shown the entire center including the Touchpoints short term rehabilitation unit, the long term care unit, the rehabilitation gym and spa and more. Touchpoints leadership shared the challenges and ongoing efforts in managing and recovering from COVID. They also discussed pro…
On July 15, the team at 60 West celebrated Mary Beth Frey’s years of service with iCare Health Network and in skilled nursing and long term care. Mary Beth is 60 West’s Director of Life Enrichment. “Mary Beth brings a compassion and creativity that is second to none”, said Jessica DeRing, Administrator at 60 West. Her leadership in providing Resident centered programming with a dynamic ability to celebrate all backgrounds and interests has not wavered through the years.…
July 11-17 is National Therapeutic Recreation Week and although it is organized through the National Recreation and Park Association, iCare celebrates its Recreation team and all of the amazing work they have done in the last year and beyond. Each care center’s Therapeutic Recreation Department creates daily life enrichment for nursing home residents and are tasked with keeping it lively, engaging, fun, appropriate to the skills of the individual and providing variety.
iCare Health Network will be holding a large Job Fair and Hiring Event on June 30, 2021. iCare Health Network is recruiting for full-time, part-time and per diem positions! Locations include our care centers and affiliated homecare agency, Touchpoints at Home. Accepting resumes and applications from new and experienced CNAs, LPNs and RNs. Newly approved, highly competitive pay scales! Comprehensive benefits packages for those that qualify. See all open positions at www.icare.careers. Come…