Ugo Solomon is co-owner of Shenandoah Valley Home Health. He graduated from McGill University with his degree in Physical Therapy, this is a branch of rehabilitative health that uses specially designed exercises, modalities, equipment and manual interventions to help patients regain or improve their physical abilities.  He has been practicing physical therapy since 1998 in a variety of settings; however, geriatric rehabilitation has been a focus for Ugo for most of his career. In addition to home health therapy, he specializes in vestibular rehabilitation, home safety evaluations and orthopedic conditions.  When he is not at work, Ugo enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Erica and their 3 daughters.

Monica Gregory is co-owner of Shenandoah Valley Home Health. Monica graduated from JMU with her degree in Occupational Therapy. This is a health profession whose goal is to help people achieve independence, meaning and satisfaction in all aspects of their lives. Monica can apply her specific knowledge to enable people to engage in activities of daily living that have personal meaning and value.  She specializes in geriatric rehabilitation with extensive experience with providing patients with appropriate medical equipment to increase their independence and safety at home.  When she is at home on their farm she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and adorable son, from tending to cattle, bottle feeding calves, or gardening.

Joy Pruitt is an RN with over 10 years of nursing experience.  Her focus has been in skilled care, hospice and home health care with the aging adult population.  As a home health skilled nurse, Joy organizes and directs home care services with an emphasis on community health and education. She also uses the resources from our community to plan and meet the needs of the individuals and their families within their home setting.  She is and intricate part of our team!  In her down time she enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren and her “fur children”.

My name is Brandi Coffey, I have been involved in the medical field since 2000. I started off by becoming a direct care aide and a medication aide in an assisted living facility. In 2008 I became a registered medication aide with the board of nursing. Making sure that the aging adult population gets the care and attention they need has been my passion. I am the mother of 3 wonderful kids. When I’m not working, my kids keep me busy with their sports and school. By coming to Shenandoah Valley Home Health I hope to still be able to care for our aging adults, just in a different way.

My name is Kristina Miller, I am a graduate of JMU and Jefferson College of Health Services, I practice as a licensed physical therapist assistant.  I have worked in assisted living facilities, skilled nursing settings and now home health for the past 5 + years. I am a mother to a beautiful little girl and two Labrador “fur babies”. My family enjoys any outdoor activity such as fishing, hiking and of course the beach. I participate in teaching the Racquet Club in several facilities and enjoy leading geriatric population in exercise activities.

My name is Crystal Bryant, I graduated from Massanutten Technical School in 2006 as an LPN.  I have 3 beautiful girls, 2 dogs and a rabbit. I enjoy golfing, camping and kayaking. I worked in a skilled nursing facility for seven years and have been in home health for over 4 years now. I enjoy working with the geriatric field where I can ensure our aging adults get the care and attention they deserve.

Theresa Evans has been practicing as a Licenses Occupational Therapy Assistance for over 13 years in a variety of settings. She has been working in the home health field for approximately 10 years. She’s been married for 23 years to her wonderful husband Steve and has 2 awesome daughters. Their family also has 4 dogs and a cat. She has been enjoying the ability to home school her daughters who are in 7th and 3rd grade. They love to go hiking, swimming, softball, playing piano and enjoying quality time with their family and pets.

Karman McCray went to BRCC majoring in business management and  marketing. She has been in the home health care field since 2008. She is a volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Assoc. as well as an Alzheimer’s caregiver support group facilitator. She is on several nonprofit boards such as Greater Augusta Coalition against Adult Abuse, Greater Verona Business Association, and The Daily Living Center. She enjoys educating the community in Chronic Disease Self-Management, Diabetes Self-Management, as well as Matter of Balance courses all through the Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS) she also enjoys assisting local facilities and the community in exercise classes such as the Racquet Club.  When she is home, she enjoys hiking, swimming, hunting, farming, gardening, canning, auctions, riding horseback with her two children and husband of over 14 years. If you would like any information on the services that Shenandoah Valley Home Health has to offer or and of the educational courses we have to offer fell free to contact our office.

Brittany Gordon is a graduate of Fort Defiance High School, after which she attended Lenoir-Rhyne University to play softball, volleyball, and get her degree in Health and Exercise Science. She then attended graduate school at Shenandoah University where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She has been with SVHH since November 2016. She enjoys working with the geriatric population, and particularly those with neurological diagnoses. In her free time, she enjoys coaching softball at FDHS, hiking, cooking, and traveling.

My name is Christy Horton, and I graduated from James Madison University. I have been practicing as a licensed Speech/Language Pathologist for 14 years. My experience includes the school setting for three years before transitioning to work with adults and geriatrics in assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and home health. My favorite areas within my scope of practice include dysphagia and aphasia. I am a mother to my beautiful China doll, Jasmine, and our fuzzy cat, Willow. In my spare time, I exercise, enjoy horseback riding, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.

Vivian Spradlin Killingsworth was born in Charlottesville, Va. She attended Jefferson College of Health Sciences and graduated in 1998 with an Associate of Science degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant. Vivian has over 30 years of progressive Occupational Therapy experience with particular skills in pediatric rehab, school system, adult rehab, skilled nursing and rehab and home health. She lives in Greenville, Va, located in Augusta County, with her beagle, Henry, and cat, Tiger. Vivian has one son, Hunter, and his wife, Jessica. She has one grandson, Lane, and two step-grandchildren, Christopher and Layla. Vivian likes to start her day with these words from a song. “Lord, I hope this day is good. Plan a good day for me.” She enjoys bowling, star gazing, local high school sports, ACC Tournament and taking walks. She enjoys spending time with her family, and especially time with her grandson, Lane.

Caroline Walker is a speech-language pathologist who enjoys helping patients to achieve optimal functioning in the areas of swallowing, communication, and cognition. After arriving to the Shenandoah Valley from Williamsburg in the mid 90’s to attend James Madison University, Caroline initially worked as a 3rd grade teacher in the Augusta County School system. Her classroom was situated beside the speech therapy room and this sparked her interest in the field. She then took a job in early intervention affiliated with the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board where she had the opportunity to work closely with occupational , physical and speech language therapists to help families of children ages birth to three years who exhibited delays and/or disorders. She was inspired to return to JMU where she received her Master’s degree in speech-language pathology in 2009, and has primarily worked with adults ever since. She worked full time for a skilled nursing facility for approximately 5 years, but now works in a variety of setting and finds home health to be especially gratifying because of the unique opportunities to improve patients quality of life. Caroline lives in Massanutten, has two daughters with whom she spends most of her free time.

My name is Tiffany Sayre. I’m a graduate of Fort Defiance High School and Eastern Mennonite University, where I received my Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. I worked in the hospital setting for almost five years before coming to Home Health.  I have been with SVHH since October 2018. I’m a mother to one beautiful little girl and one dog. In my free time, I enjoy spending time outdoors, especially at the lake and beach, playing volleyball, and hanging out with my family.  I really enjoy working and spending time with the geriatric population and providing quality nursing care to them.

My name is Jason Houck. I attended Mountain State University and Bluefield State College receiving a B.S. in Healthcare Management and New River Community and Technical College with degree in physical therapist assistant. While attending Bluefield State College, I played baseball for 4 years. I love to spend time at our camp on the river in WV with my wife and kids in the summer and on the golf course any chance I get.

My name is Erin McDevitt. I attended JMU for my undergraduate and Master degrees to become an occupational therapist in 2013. I have worked as an OT in assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, as well as the home health setting. My free time is usually spent with my little family, including my husband, 2 year old daughter and our 2 dogs. We enjoy anything outdoors, especially kayaking, fishing, and anything beach related.