Meet Deitra: Director of Geriatric Services. She’s our go-to expert on holistic and person-centered healthcare management. She’s like the mother of our team: always looking out for others and making sure that everyone starts their day with a smile.
With magnetic charisma and an outgoing personality, Deitra is the first face your loved one will see when they come to GHPG. She has a love for seniors, making people laugh, and a wonderful ability to make everyone she meets feel as though they have known each other for years. With over 15 years’ experience in the healthcare industry, Deitra understands what to look for in a well-run senior care environment and how to match your loved one to their ideal home.
With a wealth of experience, she has been around the globe organizing health clinics in Liberia and West Africa. She was awarded the “Pathway to Excellence” honor from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has served many different roles, including: Director of a Senior Care Facility, Nurse Instructor at an Education Center, Financial Services Advisor, and Nurse Analyst in charge of reviewing Medicaid/Medicare service recipients. As a certified Board Expert in Gerontology Nursing, she has facilitated many lectures (Nursing & Rehab, Music and Dementia) and holds a Masters in the Faculty Scholars Program at George Washington University. She even developed an innovative Restorative Nursing Program resulting in increased Medicaid reimbursement.
At GHPG, Deitra provides the one-on-one attention that makes her a favorite among seniors. Through comprehensive consultations with family members and loved ones, she helps plan out long-term care needs, insurance eligibility, placement options, government assistance programs, and budget planning.
Deitra’s mission is simple: promoting health and wellness along with a “sincere desire in assisting others in leading fulfilling lives.” She is already surpassing our expectations by affording others the peace of mind of finding their new home and doing it all with a smile.