Care Haven Opens Sixth Alzheimer’s Care Home

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS, January 19, 2017: Care Haven Homes, LLC (“Care Haven”), Johnson County’s largest residential memory care provider, has opened its sixth home. The ranch-style house is in a quiet Overland Park neighborhood, near I-435 and Roe. Newly remodeled, it provides a safe, comforting environment for people living with dementia.

“Each resident has a private bedroom. Up to eight share a warm, family-style setting, one that might remind you of your own home,” said Neil Barnett, Care Haven’s founder and Owner/Operator. “Families who tour the house are impressed by the design. Those who move in are more impressed by the staffing levels - among the highest in the dementia care field. That translates into more individual attention and better care.”

Barnett opened his first Care Haven home in 2005; it had just five beds. Today, Care Haven can care for 49 residents in six “Home Plus” facilities licensed by the State of Kansas. The company is Johnson County’s largest residential Alzheimer’s care provider.1

Care Haven has grown in response to the increasing demand for Alzheimer’s care. According to The Alzheimer’s Association2, 3: •5.4 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease (51,000 Kansans). •Every 66 seconds, another American develops the disease. •The chance of receiving a diagnosis increases with age. 1 in 9 people age 65 and older has Alzheimer’s - 1 in 3 people age 85 and older. •By 2050, a record number of Americans will reach the age range at greatest risk for Alzheimer’s. As baby boomers grow older, the number of people in the United States with the disease may nearly triple.

About the Company: Care Haven has four Alzheimer’s care homes in Overland Park, KS and two in Leawood, KS. Its headquarters are in Prairie Village, KS. The company has 65 employees. Neil Barnett, a Certified Dementia Practitioner, has been the company's Owner/Operator since its founding in 2004. Company website:


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What’s Home Plus? Each Care Haven home operates as a “Home Plus,” licensed by The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. A Home Plus cares for up to 12 residents who need help managing all areas of everyday life.4 Twenty licensed Home Plus facilities provide memory care in Johnson County, KS.5

How do you turn a single-family residence into an Alzheimer’s care home?

View Slide Share overview of Johnson County’s senior living options:

Links to Sources of Background Information:

1, 5Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Kansas Adult Care Provider Directory: Home Plus Providers. Web. 8 Jan 2017.,P901_SOURCE:XX5,P

2“What is Dementia?”” Alzheimer’s Association, 2017. Web. 8 Jan 2017.

3 “2016 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures.” Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia. Chicago: Alzheimer’s Association, 2016:12(4). Web. 8 Jan 2017.

4Kansas Survey, Certification and Credentialing Commission. Statutes and Regulations for Licensure and Operation of Home Plus Facilities. Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, 2013. Web. 8 Jan 2017.

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