Dorothy began her home healthcare career with a stint in hotel management. After receiving her degree from Les Roches in Switzerland, she joined Westin Hotels and Resorts, an opportunity that brought to Seattle in 1995. Her work with the Westin led to extensive service with United Way’s Day of Caring, where she fulfilled her life-long passion of working with seniors. Dorothy’s genuine enthusiasm for caregiving led to her opening Angel Haven Adult Family Home with her husband, Thomas Schlimme in 2001. The venture was tremendous success her in community, and from 2012-2015 Angel Haven would be recognized by the Auburn Award Program as the Best of Auburn in Residential Care Facilities. Since 2008 Dorothy has served on the Washington State Ombudsman Advisory Council, an organization is dedicated to improving clients’ quality of life in of long-term care facilities. Dorothy was eventually elected Chair of the Advisory Council, serving from 2010-2016. Thanks to her expertise in senior care, the Long-Term Care Ombudsman and former DSHS Licensor appointed Dorothy to co-author and present a curriculum for Adult Family Home (AFH) Administrative Training. 2013 was a year full of accolades for Dorothy as she was recognized as AFH Teacher of the Year, identified as a VIP in the Who’s Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs, as well as receiving a Humanitarian Award thanks to her work as the Chief Executive at Angel Haven. Dorothy reached a professional pinnacle in 2014 when she was included in the Continental Who's Who. Recently, Dorothy was honored to be recognized as an Elite Member of the National Association of Professional Women for her outstanding excellence and dedication to her profession and achievement of women.
- Jul 20, 2020 to Aug 11, 2020 (8 sessions total)
- Fee: $699
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