Terry Ehlke joined the clinical team at Elder Care Guides, now Windward Life Care, in 2013, bringing a unique combination of skills and experience gained through a nursing career that has included acute care, psychiatric care, home health, rehabilitation, and long term skilled nursing care. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and is a Registered Nurse in the state of California. Terry is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Terry recently passed her certification exam administered by the National Academy of Certified Case Managers (NACCM). A certified Director of Nursing in Long Term Care, she worked as the Director of Nursing of a skilled nursing facility for 10 years, honing her skills in management, clinical care, assessment, and quality assurance. Terry also holds a Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law.
“The move to care management was a natural fit, combining my clinical assessment and management skills, and building upon the network of medical and professional resources that I’ve developed over the years. The most rewarding part of being a care manager is seeing the relief on the faces of family members when I identify their needs and explain the different options and resources available to them in caring for their loved one. Each person has an interesting story, and unique needs. I love finding my role in each individual client’s life, and using my skills and compassion to create a care plan that will help them reach their goals, and enrich their lives.”
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