Michele Nixon, CNA has extensive experience working with persons with Alzheimer’s and related dementia as well as with their families and staff. She has had 10 years as a Social Services Administrator with an Assisted Living Facility. Michele also has 10 years experience working with Senior Disabilities Service and Foster Care Homes.
Pacific Living Centers, Inc. welcomed Michele to the Hawthorne House of Salem as our Administrator in November of 2003. In January 2009 we completed our sister community in Salem, Harmony House of Salem. Michele then took the Administrator position at our new community upon the opening of its doors. As of July 2010 she has been the Administrator for both Salem communities, Hawthorne House & Harmony House.
Michele has completed the Administrator’s Course in 1998 by the Oregon Health Care Association of “Practicing the Values in Community Based Care”. She completed the course for “The Best Friends Approach” in June of 2006 and is now certified as a Master Trainer. Michele continues with her on-going education as required in all areas of her field.