Rep. Tony Burkley visited Van Wert Manor on Thursday. Burkley spoke with resident Mary McHammon who turns 105 years-old next week. (Photo submitted)
Rep. Tony Burkley visited Van Wert Manor on Thursday. Burkley spoke with resident Mary McHammon who turns 105 years-old next week. (Photo submitted)

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COLUMBUS— State Representative Tony Burkley (R-Payne) visited Van Wert Manor on Thursday, a rehabilitation center that offers post-hospital surgical care and other health services, in order to tour the facility and meet with staff and patients. As a result of the visit, Rep. Burkley was able to learn more about the strides Van Wert Manor has taken to provide the most efficient care for their residents.

“I applaud the work that Van Wert Manor has done to raise the bar in providing health care, strengthen their employee development, and maintain a positive role in their community,” Rep. Burkley said. “Understanding the vital role a facility like Van Wert Manor plays in the community is important and I appreciated the invite as well as the warm welcome I received.”