2016 Professional Achievement Award presented by the Beard Center on Aging at Lynchburg College, awarded Raspberry Hill Adult Daytime Center the Outstanding Contribution to Positive Aging in Region 2000 award!
Awarded for being an exemplary leader for other gerontological professionals, demonstrating a commitment toward quality care, education, and quality of life for the aging community and their caregivers, also proves to be a positive role model of outstanding achievement in the field of aging.
We welcome you to Raspberry Hill Adult Daytime Center
, family owned and operated! We are the Archer Family, born and raised in Virginia.
My name is Tara Archer and my husband name is Eddie Archer. We have been married for 25 years and we are blessed with 2 beautiful children. Eddie and I are both Registered Nurses with a combined nursing experience of over +28 years.
During our earlier years we worked alongside nurses as nursing assistants. Throughout our working career we have taken care of the elderly population in a Nursing home setting and in a Hospital setting. Eddie specializes in the medical surgical floors working throughout two hospitals located in Lynchburg further enhancing his skills, knowledge and experience with the aging population. Our experience comes from working for 20 years in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Med-Surg, Acute Rehab, Diabetic Nursing,Medical Pulmonary and currently Float Nurse between the hospitals and our lovely Daytime Center!
(Employee since 2012)
Melanie Dalton is a wonderful asset to the center bringing a compassionate heart and joyful spirit. Melanie is a Certified Nursing Assistant,
Registered Medication Aide, Driver, and has CPR/First Aide Certification. Her background has been in the healthcare setting for a number of years. Melanie has many talents and we are thankful to have her with us!
Ann Carmack is our Full time Activity Professional with a specialization in Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Medication Aide, First Aid and CPR trained. Her joy is contagious and heart and warmth she carries for this population is evident. Her background is in Marketing. She has experience in Alzheimer’s with a close family member as well.
Other staff: Ann Jones, Kaitlyn Tomkinson, Tina Woody all of which have a beautiful heart to serve the seniors and care for them as unique special persons. Ann Jones is a PCA, Kaitlyn Tomkinson is a CNA, and Tina Woody is a CNA. Thanks you ladies for all you do!
We also have special volunteers and interns that we are proud of. Thank you for helping us and allowing us to mentor you!