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Our People

Right at Home Northwest Georgia is the result of experienced and respected professionals joining together to impact their community. The combination creates dynamic leadership for Right at Home in Northwest Georgia, as they work together to provide the best care for you and your family.

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Jay DeVille, Owner

As an advocate for senior adults, Jay writes a column for Northwest Georgia Living Magazine and works closely with the Georgia Parkinson’s Foundation, Alzheimer’s Association and the Senior Promotions Council. Jay received his B.S. from Louisiana College and M.S. from Baylor University and completed additional graduate studies at LSU. He has served as an instructor in economics and finance at LSUS, Mercer and Georgia Highlands College. After working in banking for 20 years, Jay started Right At Home of Northwest Georgia in 2005 to focus on providing care and assistance to senior adults. In 2011, we received recognition from the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Georgia for “Outstanding Performance and Dedication as a Community Care Services Program Provider Agency”. In January 2012, the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce named Right At Home of Northwest Georgia the “2012 Small Business of the Year”. We take our mission, “to improve the quality of life of those we serve” seriously.

Tammy Griffin, Office Manager

Tammy worked as a caregiver for five years prior to coming to Right At Home. She was hired as Administrative Assistant in July of 2007 and has continued to grow with the company. Today, Tammy is the Office Manager. Her responsibilities include everything from hiring and managing the care-giving staff to payroll and billing. She was born and raised in Rome, GA and currently resides in Summerville, GA with her husband and family.

Joanna Erwin, Schedule Coordinator

Joanna is a wife and Mother of 2 children. She received her CNA License in 2010. Since then she has worked with Hospice, in Assisted Livings, and with Home Health.

She came to us for a Caregiver position in July of 2018. While working as a caregiver we were able to see her kind heart, her willingness to help others and the enjoyment she received from taking care of people. Joanna was brought into the office to assist with scheduling, working with new applicants to get them on board, and assisting the Office Manager when needed. She has been a wonderful addition to our team.

Leanna Weathers, Schedule Coordinator

Leanna currently holds a MA certificate. She is the Mother of 3 rambunctious boys and loves being able to help others. Leanna worked as a caregiver for 5 years prior to joining Right at Home. She was also a Medical Assistant in a local Physician's office and a local Pediatric Clinic. Initially, Leanna was hired for a caregiver where she provided wonderful care to her clients, lending a caring, attentive ear to the stories that she loves to hear clients tell. In fact, it was her amazing customer service abilities that convinced us that she would be a wonderful addition to our Office Staff. Her job duties include scheduling, after hours on call, assisting with interviewing new caregivers, helping with client intakes and assisting our Office Manager when needed. She loves to go meet new clients because she says it helps her in developing the clients care and schedule with the perfect caregiver that would be a wonderful fit for the client.

Clara Gaines, RN

Clara has enjoyed a lifetime caring for people. She began caring for others at 16 at Floyd Medical Center and knew that nursing was her love. She earned her RN degree at Floyd College in 1995 and continued to work part time and full time at Floyd Medical Center until she retired in 2015.

Christine Chivers, RN, BSN

Christine earned her RN degree in 1975 and attained her BSN at West Georgia College in 1996. Christine has worked in OB, surgery, mental health, outpatient surger, GI lab, ENT, Ortho, OBGYN and other nursing areas. She retired from Floyd Medical in 2017 and began assisting senior adults with Right At Home of NWGA in 2013. Christine as born and raised in Rome and is married to James Chivers and has 3 children and 5 grandchildren that she adores.

Latrice Gordon, RN, BSN

Latrice served eight years in the U.S. Air Force before attending Horry George Town Tech College and earning her LPN 2007. Latrice continued her education at the University of South Alabama and earned her BSN in 2021. Latrice moved to Rome in 2021 and has worked at Redmond in the ICU and at Emory in surgical oncology. She currently works at WellStar Kennestone and helps part time at Right At Home of NWGA, primarily focusing on helping ensure the best care for Veterans. Latrice continues with her career of serving our country and helping others.

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