35 Holy Family Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
413-532-3246

Welcome to MissionCare at Holyoke

Jessica DeRing

Jessica DeRing

Administrator

Dear Residents and Family Members, 

It is my pleasure to announce and welcome you to MissionCare at Holyoke.  Formerly known as Mount Saint Vincent Care Center and the successor to the Farren Care Center program, 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.

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MissionCare cares primarily for residents with a dual diagnoses of mental illness and a major medical condition as well as residents with other stigmatizing factors who may be difficult to place. Residents are referred to the center for long term care from around the Commonwealth 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…

 



iCare Health Network Blog

All the latest news, discussion, and updates from the iCare & Touchpoints Rehab team.

  • During the week of June 19-25 the team at Parkville Care Center held a Spirit Week for residents and staff to kick off Summer ‘22. The week included five different themes; DIsney Day, Nerd Day, Wig Day, Styling Summer Dress Day and Wacky Socks Day.  Spirit Weeks are a great way to spice up the time between holidays and other events and engage residents in activities, therapeutic recreation and just plain fun. 
  • On June 20, 2022 Touchpoints at Home, the home health division of iCare Health Network, received an Official Citation from the General Assembly as congratulations for a deficiency free Department of Public Health Survey.  The citation reads in part, “it is rare that an agency would be free of deficiencies on a survey and the Touchpoints team should be proud of this accomplishment. Thank you for the difficult and essential work you do, especially during the challenging times of the COVID p…
  • Parkville Care Center in Hartford, part of the iCare Health Network, is excited to introduce a post-amputation, limb loss program. The program is designed to holistically treat the patient and their family through the pre and post stages of limb loss and amputation rehabilitation.  Services for residents with limb loss include Rehabilitation Services, Nursing, Social Services, and Nutrition Services and are supported by a consulting physician, mid level providers, wound care consultants and pr…
  • Today we celebrate Juneteenth, a day that commemorates a pivotal moment in our history that ended slavery in America. A day to reflect on our history, the fight for freedom and the work that still needs to be done today. A day to celebrate African American culture and celebrate our diverse communities.  Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans by marking the anniversary of the announcement of General Order No. 3 by Union Army general Gordon Granger on Ju…
  •  iCare Health Network celebrates National Caeer Nursing Assistants Day which takes place today, June 16, 2022, the first day of Nursing Assistants Week. June 16th-23rd is the 45th annual National Nursing Assistants Week, with a theme of “Nursing Assistants: Kindness in Action.” The week celebrates the vital role Certified Nurses’ Aides (CNAs) play in the daily delivery of quality care and quality of life supports to our residents.
  • 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.
“I moved my mother here in December 2021 after a brief stay in the Boston area. I have been incredibly impressed from my first interactions with Nicole in Admissions (and throughout the admissions process) to my tour with Kyle where it was clear that there is a good, positive energy to this facility (staff was smiling and seemed happy to be there – a great feat, in my opinion, considering all that healthcare workers have been through in the past few years). I continue to be impressed by all of the receptionists, nurses, activity staff, social workers, business manager, etc. Everyone is so on the ball and willing to help…and quickly, when needed. I would highly recommend MissionCare to anyone looking for a safe, positive environment for their loved one.”
~ Wendy K. Slate Berman (March 2022)