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Personal Care Staff Member

Kathleen Lyons, RN, BSN

Kathy works primarily in the Buckhead and North Atlanta area. Her responsibilities include overseeing medication and clinical management of these clients. She graduated from Kean University in N.J. and has over 35 years of nursing experience which includes pediatric and adult critical care. behavioral health, hospice and nursing education. She also spent time as an active duty Navy nurse who upon completion earned the rank of LCDR.

Karen Watson, RN

Karen Watson worked as a Clinical Coordinator full-time with Personal Care from 2002 until 2015. She now works PRN, primarily assisting with new client assessments, supervisory visits, and our continuing education program. She graduated from Georgia Baptist School of Nursing and has 46 years of nursing experience in orthopedics, spine surgery, and pain management. 

Debbie Hughes

Debbie helps coordinate all our human resource responsibilities. This includes assisting in the hiring/onboarding process, maintaining staff personnel files, ensuring staff have all requirements up-to-date including their training requirements, as well as assisting with managing benefits such as vacation & PDO time, 401(K) and Medical Insurance. Debbie has an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration.

Mahilda Pulliam

Mahilda moved to Georgia from Buffalo, New York, where she had worked in home care staffing for 19 years. Her passion for home care has given her the opportunity to work for Personal Care in Georgia. She started working for Personal Care in April of 2008, initially as our weekend on-call coordinator. Mahilda works with field staff, managing their schedules and ensuring client coverage.

Cathy Schaum, RN, BSN

Cathy works primarily in the Decatur and North Atlanta area and is responsible for clinical oversight of these clients. Overseeing medication management clients is also a part of her responsibility. Cathy earned a B.S .in Nursing from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing. With a career of over 25 years in healthcare prior to joining Personal Care, Cathy had extensive experience as a Nephrology nurse, and in administrative rolls for assisted living and hospice care facilities.