Our Team


Our dedicated team plays an integral part in the success of our patients at Durham Nursing and Rehabilitation. The members of our skilled and diverse therapy team have decades of combined experience with specialties in orthopedics, spinal treatment, neurological treatment, wounds, geriatrics, wheelchair positioning, restraint reduction, swallowing, cognitive staging and urinary incontinence. Our staff is compassionate and understanding to our patients' needs and foster a warm and positive atmosphere while utilizing their years of experience and skill to provide treatment.

Michelle Baldwin
Executive Director

Michelle Baldwin has been in healthcare for the past 30 years in a variety of roles. She studied Nursing Home Administration at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. She has been an Executive Director since 2003, and has led the Durham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center team for the past 2 years. Michelle is compassionate and believes that everyone deserves exceptional care as well as great customer service.

Shelly Hibbitt
Admissions/Marketing

Shelly has 10 years of experience in Skilled Nursing, with six of those years being in Admissions and Marketing. Shelly's focus is on caring and making sure residents and their families leave her office with answered questions. Shelly always say " I treat you how I would want to be treated if I was in your shoes and that's with patience, compassion, and kindness."

Carla Elliott, RN
Director of Nursing

I have had the pleasure of working in long term care field since my graduation from nursing school in 1999. I began my career as a Certified Nursing Assistant working on second shift while attending nursing school. While completing my studies in the Associate Degree Nursing program I was able to obtain my license to work as Licensed Practical Nurse and worked part time up until graduation and receipt of my license to practice as a Registered Nurse. I was fortunate to quickly advance in my career and accepted my first position as a Director of Nursing in 2001. I am the proud mother of three daughters, one son and a grandmother of two. I have had the pleasure of serving as the Director of Nursing at Durham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center since January 2018.