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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Happy National Case Management Week 2021
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Recognizing National Mental Illness Awareness Week 2021
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iCare Health Network will be holding a CNA Job Fair and Hiring Event on October 6, 2021. iCare Health Network is recruiting for full-time, part-time and per diem positions! Locations include all iCare Health Network care centers across greater Hartford and western Massachusetts and iCare’s home health agency, Touchpoints at Home. See all open positions at WWW.ICARE.CAREERS.