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Haven memory care team receives accreditation

Comfort Matters has accredited the Haven memory care team at Harmar Place in Marietta. Comfort Matters is an education and palliative care program to improve the quality of care and life for those living with dementia. From left, Melissa Hart, LPN, Cheryl Ludwig, LPN, Katelynn Stalnaker, STNA, and Rachel Jones, memory care manager. Each of these staff members are in the Haven memory care neighborhood. (Photo Provided)

MARIETTA — The Haven memory care team at Harmar Place in Marietta has been accredited by Comfort Matters, a memory care dementia education and palliative care program dedicated to improving the quality of care and quality of life for those living with dementia.

Comfort Matters follows five key concepts, comfort care, anticipating resident needs, knowing the person, person-directed care and staff empowerment.

Harmar Place is part of the United Church Homes network and a sister community to Glenwood Community in Marietta. Harmar Place is home to 86 residents and offers skilled nursing, rehabilitation and memory care.

The facility won the 2019 Marietta Times’ Readers’ Choice Award for Best Rehabilitation Center and Best Extended Care Facility.

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