LATEST NEWS

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Health Care News

Update from Administrator – September 9, 2021

Good Morning Residents and Families, As always, we hope that this communication finds you well. Beacon Brook Health Center has a staff member that tested positive for Covid 19 this morning during routine weekly testing. This communication is to notify you that visitation will pause (with the exception of compassionate care visits) until one round… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – July 23, 2021

Dear Residents and Family Members, As you are aware, we had a positive Covid case this week among our staff.  Testing was initiated immediately, and all residents have tested negative;  all staff that have been tested so far are also negative. We are now able to allow regular visitation for all residents on our Brookview… Continue Reading Continue reading

BEACON BROOK RECOGNIZED BY WOUND CARE SPECIALISTS WITH AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING WOUND MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE

BEACON BROOK RECOGNIZED BY WOUND CARE SPECIALISTS WITH AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING WOUND MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE Naugatuck, CT, June 2, 2021– Beacon Brook has received a Center of Excellence Certificate, awarded by Wound Care Specialists, LLC, Connecticut’s largest provider of post-acute and long-term care wound management services. Leaders, physicians and clinicians from Beacon Brook and Wound Care… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 11, 2021

Dear Families,   This week, we celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week (formerly National Nursing Home Week).  This year’s theme is “Together Through the Seasons.” NSNCW began on Sunday, May 9, Mother’s Day and runs through May 15. The theme will honor the collaborative commitment of our staff in providing compassionate care to your loved… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – May 4, 2021

Dear Families,   This week, we celebrate National Nurses Week, which begins on May 6th each year since 1974 and ends on May 12th, in honor of Florence Nightingale’s birthday Next week, we begin celebrating National Skilled Nursing Care Week (formerly National Nursing Home Week). This year’s theme is “Together Through the Seasons.” NSNCW begins… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 23, 2021

Dear Families, Here we are, another week closer to warmer, spring-like weather. Great news for us all to get back outside and enjoy the fresh air and some sunshine. As we have mentioned before in these updates, our outside visits remain the recommended means of visitation for nursing home residents and families, per the CDC.… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 14, 2021

Dear Families and Residents, Beacon Brook Health Center was notified that a staff member has tested positive in the community.  The staff member has not worked in the facility in the past 10 days. Based on contact tracing, this staff member was not working in the facility during the infectious period and no unit is… Continue Reading Continue reading

Update from Administrator – April 1, 2021

Dear Families, Overall, no significant changes to our center or our visitation plans, which are based on our state’s response to the CDC and CMS guidance. Please note that over the past week, our community has seen an uptick in positive cases. We continue to monitor these numbers and urge you to wear your mask,… Continue Reading Continue reading