Located in the picturesque village of Woodstock, Vermont, Mertens House, nestled against the woods of Mount Tom, offers a warm, light-filled atmosphere where residents feel at home. The small size with only fourteen private rooms insures a friendly setting where residents, friends and family gather in spacious living and dining areas. The staff offers professional, customized care for each resident, creating a special place for a comfortable life brightened by social and physical activities.
Care with a Personal Touch
The foundation of life at Mertens House life is personalized care. Staff learn what residents enjoy. Maybe it’s a special morning routine. Maybe it’s being read to or watching TV or listening to music. Maybe it’s playing cards, enjoying the sun on the porch or going for a stroll through the garden. Everyone is invited to participate in daily games, physical exercise and other activities designed to engage the mind and provide social interaction.
A Warm Welcome
Families and friends of residents are very welcome. They are encouraged to join in activities and meet other visitors, creating an atmosphere of camaraderie and caring. Celebrating holidays, birthdays and other family events is a vibrant part of life at Mertens House where people laugh and share.
Care When It Matters Most
All nursing care is included in the daily rate at Mertens House. The family-centered philosophy of care makes sure that families are part of the decision making. This includes end of life challenges, with staff talking openly and honestly to family members while providing palliative care with respect and support for everyone involved.