Our caregivers take the time to learn meaningful details about each resident, creating a true one-on-one bonding experience. We truly understand what makes our residents light up, helping relationships with residents blossom into true friendships. Whether it’s giving words of encouragement, playing a rousing game of bingo, or reading pages aloud from their favorite novel, we go to great lengths to keep our residents smiling. This philosophy of personalized care makes it easier and more enjoyable for our residents to reach the goals they set for themselves.
Jerad Langley has made helping seniors in need his life calling. He considers becoming a licensed Administrator one of his greatest accomplishments, and the residents and staff say he is one of the biggest sources of joy. His fun and approachable style make for a perfect fit here at Eastridge.
In addition to his extensive career in healthcare, Jerad brings a strong background in long-term care to the Eastridge community. He has nearly nine years of experience in Radiology from Acadia General in Crowley, and holds the following licenses: Nursing Home Administrator, Radiologic Technologist, and CT Technologist. Jerad contributes to the local community by being an active member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, the Louisiana Nursing Home Association, and the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce.
Director of Nursing Amy Broussard makes it her daily mission to ensure optimum quality of life and well-being for each and every resident she cares for.
Amy was inspired to pursue a career in long-term care after working as an ER nurse and seeing one too many seniors admitted from a lack of proper daily care. Don’t let her petite size fool you – Amy’s talent and passion is raising the bar in long-term care with great strides.
After five years of experience in long-term care, Amy is still passionate about caring for each resident with dignity and respect, making her a trusted source of care among our residents. She also has extensive experience working as a Medical-Surgical Nurse, Kidney Transplant Nurse, and ER Nurse.
Rachel Gates has a knack and passion for making a difference in our residents’ lives. Rachel brings a positive energy to Eastridge and expresses her love for this industry daily. She makes residents feel special by offering them a care experience where the magic is found in the small details.
Each gesture of thanks or appreciation that Rachel receives means just as much to her as the very first compliment she was paid by a resident.
With six years of long-term care experience and counting, Rachel continues to exceed expectations. Her strong background in customer service makes her a great addition to our team. Rachel is on the Board of Directors for the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce and serves as its Vice President of Marketing. Rachel has also contributed to philanthropic efforts for the Make A Wish Foundation.