In their words: VHS residents share life stories for Skilled Nursing Care Week
It’s National Skilled Nursing Care Week (May 14-20)! We are spotlighting some of our VHS Residents at Virginia Health Services’ seven nursing and rehabilitation centers.
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Walter Reed Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is the only facility in Virginia Health Services to offer Memory Care. Individuals in the Memory Care units at Walter Reed will find quiet, calming spaces that are sheltered in two secure units dedicated to our memory-impaired Residents. Each unit has its own dining area, activities room, relaxation area and Snoezelen Room, which is a multi-sensory environment
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Bryant oversees the Team providing outstanding care to the Residents at Walter Reed Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. 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 WRNRC’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 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.
Amy has been in long term care off and on for over 25 years as a nurse. The diversity of her background includes a term in Virginia Army National Guard, a business owner for 10 years, Nursing, and Rehabilitation Liaison for inpatient hospitals. She received her LPN degree in 1996, her bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management (business) in 2013, and received an Executive Masters of Business Administration from VCU in 2020. Amy has three adult children, a loving husband, and a precious grandson. Seeing Residents happy and receiving good quality care inspires her to continue advocating for their best interest in every way she can. Having the opportunity to guide positive change for Residents and team members, along with a strong support team and work-life balance, are just a few things that motivate her to continue working hard as an Assistant Administrator for VHS.
Lana leads the nursing Team at Walter Reed Nursing 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 Nursing 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.”
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