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DeCarla Pearsall BSN, RN, CMDCP, CDP, CGCP, C-MLDP is a New Jersey native who has been a Delawarean since 1996. DeCarla began her career in the medical field at Christiana Care as a patient care technician. She earned her LPN and RN. Soon after she earned her BSN at Chamberlain College of Nursing. In addition, DeCarla studied at Salem College where she earned a degree in psychology, and she became a NCCDP Certified Dementia Practitioner and Certified Montessori Dementia Care Practitioner. She recently completed her certification in Holistic Manual Lymphatic Drainage Practitioner.
Since becoming a nurse in 2006, DeCarla has served in multiple arenas of the nursing field. Her diverse clinical and administrative nursing experience includes Skilled Rehabilitation Nursing, Long Term Care, Sub-acute Care, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Unit Manager, Hospice Nurse, Hospital Case Manager, and hands-on home care. For the last decade, DeCarla serviced as a Director of Nursing for assisted living and memory care facilities in New Castle and Kent County in Delaware.
Decarla is a social butterfly. Outside of work, DeCarla enjoys traveling, swimming, reading, bon fires and spending time with her loved ones. She is happily married with two boys aged 12 and 24. DeCarla is extremely proud of her eldest son who recently graduate from the University of Delaware with a degree in Health Behavior Science and is now pursuing a master's degree in Public Administration.
Esther Celamy-Williams LPN, CMDCP, CGIP, CDP, is a Florida native who settled in North Wilmington, Delaware in 2013. Esther graduated at the top of her class in 1999 from nursing school and started her career at an early age. She trained in Florida as an assisting living administrator and in 2019 she became an NCCDP Certified Dementia Practitioner, and Certified Montessori Dementia Care Practitioner. Esther has recently advanced her education to become a Certified Geriatric informed Professional. She has extensive nursing experience in various clinical settings which includes
emergency medicine, assisted living, Alzheimer's and dementia, med-surge, and skilled nursing unit manager. For the past 12 years, she has worked in hospice, home care, and IV infusion as a clinical nurse liaison. She currently has an active license in good standing in over 35 states.
Assisting the elderly population is her passion. Esther goal as a co-owner of ELITE, is to ensure every senior or family member she comes in contact with receives the dignity, respect and assistance they deserve.
When she is not helping seniors and families, Esther is very involved in her community and is currently the president of her neighborhood civic association. She enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and spending time with friends and family. She is happily married to a Philadelphia native and has a daughter in nursing school.