Ohio Veterans Homes

 

Interim Superintendent

Andrea Klausing

OVH Interim Superintendent

 

Andrea Klausing began her career at the Ohio Veterans Home located in Sandusky, Ohio in January of 1999. Her early role was in the position of Unit Social Worker in the Secrest and Giffin Nursing Homes. In July of 2004, she assumed the position of the Resident Services Director in the Domiciliary. While in this position she provided oversight and supervision to Social Workers, Activity Therapists, Chaplains, and Resident Workers engaged in the Incentive Work Therapy Program. In May of 2008, Andrea was awarded the position of the Domiciliary Administrator. Prior to working at the Ohio Veterans Homes - Sandusky Home, Andrea worked as a social worker for Children Services, and in a private nursing home. Andrea has worked in the field of social work since 1995.

Andrea Klausing, a graduate of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, earned a Bachelor of Science in Social Work. In addition she is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, where she earned a Master's Degree in Social Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This focus led her to an internship with the Veterans Administration. Andrea is currently licensed as an Independent Social Worker with an endorsement in Supervision. She has worked in the field of long-term care for 16 years, 13 of which have been spent working with veterans. Andrea recently completed her Administrator in Training Program and will be sitting for her National and State Exams for her Nursing Home Administrator License. In addition to her college education, Andrea has attended numerous trainings in the areas of Veteran-Specific Care, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse.

Andrea greatly enjoys the population in which she works as she is the daughter of a veteran who served in the United States Air Force for 24 years. Andrea is currently married and enjoys spending time with her three children. She enjoys coaching and volunteering in the community.