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Anna Ortigara

Anna Ortigara

Anna works as an Organization Development and Workforce Consultant with the Coaching and Consulting Services Team at PHI.

Anna has joined PHI after working in the fields of gerontology and long-term care for more than three decades. After beginning her career as a registered nurse, Anna has since gone on to work with elders in a variety of settings, including nursing homes, adult day care, and home care settings. She serves on the board of the Pioneer Network, is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, is the primary author of LEAP for the 21st Century LTC Workforce, VP of Culture Change for Life Services Network of Illinois, past Director of Residential Care Services for the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Chicago and past Associate Director of Long Term Care Accreditation at Joint Commission.

Anna spent the last six years at The Green House Project, where she worked closely with PHI to adapt the PHI Coaching Approach to fit the Green House Model. She frequently appears at various national and international conferences, speaking about culture change, person-centered dementia care, and other long-term care issues. Anna received her Master of Science in Nursing at Northern Illinois University and her BSN from St Xavier College in Chicago.

She was named a Leader of Tomorrow by Long Term Living in 2014.

No courses found for Anna Ortigara in the Fall 2021 term.

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