Bryant Hudgins | Administrator, Walter Reed Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center
Bryant oversees the Team providing outstanding care to the Residents at WRCRC. He began his career with Virginia Health Services 25 years ago as a Certified Nursing Assistant. He continued his education at Rappahannock Community College earning his License as a Practical Nurse. During that time, he opened Walter Reed Convalescent Center’s Page Rehabilitation Unit as head nurse while also working in the Managed Care Department. He transitioned to administration in 2016 after further education in business, operating VHS’s Lancashire Division in Kilmarnock, Va. He was able to return his roots becoming Administrator at Walter Reed Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center in 2019. Bryant is a Board member of the Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts – handling its Youth outreach program. In his spare time, Bryant coaches The Virginia Venom 17u basketball team. He has two wonderful children. A daughter that enjoys art and a son that is a college basketball recruit. His wife is also in the medical field working as an RN for 20 years at an area hospital. Bryant stays motivated and takes joy in being able to provide care for the community in which he was born and raised.
Natasha Christian | Assistant Administrator, Walter Reed Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center
Natasha supervises and coordinates the operations department at WRCRC. She graduated from Norfolk State University, earning her B.S. in Health Services Management. She obtained her Master’s from the University of Maryland University College in Human Resource Management and completed the Administrator in Training Program with Riverside. She has over 10 years of experience with seniors through long-term care, community-based services and patient advocacy. She serves on the board of the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center. In her spare time, she enjoys producing and writing productions, as well as traveling, spending time with family, and caring for her Yorkshire Terrier Mr. Wiz. Natasha is very passionate about her love for seniors and in the words of Maya Angelou, “Dignity really means that I deserve the best treatment I can receive and I have the responsibility to give the best treatment I can to other people.”
Lana J. Ketch, RN | Director of Nursing, Walter Reed Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center
Lana leads the nursing Team at Walter Reed Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center. She began her career with Virginia Health Services 25 years ago as a Licensed Practical Nurse on the skilled unit where she held various positions. Lana continued her growth within the company while simultaneously completing her Registered Nurse Program. In May 2020, she was promoted to Director of Nursing at Walter Reed Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center. Prior to joining Virginia Health Services, she worked for Wake Medical Trauma Center in Raleigh, North Carolina and Riverside Walter Reed Hospital in Gloucester, Va. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and five furry friends. Lana enjoys the geriatric population and long-term care nursing as she feels the generation has so much to give and believes to be true a quote by Maya Angelou, “They may forget your name but they will never forget how you made them feel.”
Walter Reed Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center
7602 Meredith Drive
Gloucester, Virginia 23061
Fax: (804) 693-6412
Located in the historic Courthouse area of Gloucester. Walter Reed Convalescent & Rehabilitation Center is the premier nursing home in Gloucester County.
- American Health Care Association, 2011 National Quality Award-Bronze Level
- The rehabilitation wing offers private and semi-private accommodations, private gathering and dining areas and an expansive rehabilitation area
- Offers a 23-bed Memory Care Unit for those residents in need of specialized care
- Serves Gloucester’s convalescent care needs as part of a continuum of care network
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