SIDNEY — Ohio Living Dorothy Love was named a gold Employer of Choice by LeadingAge Ohio for 2017-2018.
The award recognizes providers of aging services who demonstrate leadership in employee development and engagement and meet stringent workforce development criteria.
“We’re very proud to be recognized for our employee culture and commitment to excellence,” said Tricia Atwood, executive director of Ohio Living Dorothy Love. “We believe that respecting our staff and ensuring their success is the best way to create a positive community for our residents.”
This is the inaugural year for the Employer of Choice program, which awards gold, silver and bronze-level designations. In addition to Ohio Living Dorothy Love, two other organizations received the gold designation. Thirty received bronze, including four Ohio Living life plan communities and four Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice locations.
LeadingAge Ohio is a nonprofit trade association that represents approximately 500 long-term care organizations and hospices, as well as those providing ancillary health care and housing services, in more than 150 Ohio towns and cities. The continuum of care reflected by the member organizations serves an estimated 400,000 elderly Ohioans annually and employs more than 35,000 persons statewide.