Kathy von Spreckelsen
Kathy von Spreckelsen, RN, BSN, CHC, RAC-CT, is Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Risk Management for both Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries—which offers senior living services—and Diakon Child, Family & Community Ministries, which provides an extensive range of services for children, teens, families and communities. As Chief Compliance Officer, she helps to ensure that the Diakon organizations are complying with state and federal laws, regulatory requirements and related policies and procedures. Additionally as Director of Risk Management, she identifies, monitors and evaluates clinical risks and oversees mitigation of them.
Mrs. von Spreckelsen joined Diakon in 2011 as a Quality Assurance Reimbursement Specialist, but soon after became a member of the Compliance Department. She was named Senior Living Compliance Director in 2014 and took on additional responsibilities as Director of Risk Management for both senior living and the programs for children and families in 2017. A year later, she was named Chief Compliance Officer.
With more than 20 years of experience in the long-term care industry, Mrs. von Spreckelsen has held such positions as Clinical Care Manager, Staff Development Directors, Director of Nursing and Regional Director of Clinical Reimbursement.
Mrs. von Spreckelsen is a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She is a certified Resident Assessment Coordinator and also is certified in compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association, of which she is a member. She can be reached at (610) 334-9944.