Category: Caregivers

Meet Oumou

Employee Spotlight: Oumou Share Caregiver at Longview Drive location What do you do for Our Family Home? As a caregiver for Our Family Home, I provide care for residents in our Longview home in Columbus. I coordinate activities for residents, help them with personal care and eating and spend time with them. How long have […]

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Being in Their Moment

At Our Family Home, we focus our training and care model around being in their moment. Not to be confused with being in the moment. Many of our residents can’t remember things moment to moment, so it’s important for our caregivers to focus on their moment not ours. It’s easy for people to toss around […]

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Meet Shega

Employee Spotlight: Shega Kumnegere Caregiver at Worthington-Galena Location What do you do for Our Family Home? I am a caregiver with Our Family Home at our Worthington-Galena house. My responsibilities include taking care of our residents, handling inventory and checking to see what we might need for the house. How long have you worked with […]

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OFH Caregivers Selected as Finalists for Caregiver of the Year

We are very proud to announce that two Our Family Home caregivers were selected as finalists for the Athletes Against Alzheimer’s Caregiver of the Year Award. Swedie Harris and April Bullock were recognized at the 2019 Fedora Ball for the commitment to serving seniors with Alzheimer’s. According to Evan DuBro, founder and CEO of Our […]

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Meet Fanta

Employee Spotlight: Fanta Caregiver at Northigh Location What do you do for Our Family Home? I am a caregiver and take care of our residents. How long have you worked with Our Family Home? I have been working with Our Family Home for 10 years. I started in 2009. What do you enjoy most about […]

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Meet Kellie

Employee Spotlight: Kellie Gerding Team Lead Coordinator, Miami Hills and Bramblewood   What do you do for Our Family Home? I am a team lead coordinator for our Miami Hills and Bramblewood homes in Cincinnati. I manage scheduling, setting up and conducting interviews, working closely with our caregivers and helping with our residents whenever needed. […]

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A Turnaround Story

Working with Alzheimer’s and dementia residents, we see challenges of the disease that are often perceived as “behaviors” of the resident. Memory disease can make people act in ways that are completely foreign to how they behaved most of their lives, making it extremely important to find the right care option for your loved one. […]

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Meet April

Employee Spotlight: April Team Lead at Olentangy River Road What do you do for Our Family Home? I’m a team lead for our Olentangy River Road home. I take care of residents, and I manage a lot of the day-to-day activities in the house, such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, activities, scheduling and weekly orders. I […]

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For Us, It’s Personal

Many of our residents come to Our Family Home from unsuccessful situations in other care centers, and often begin to show improvements after joining Our Family Home. When we look at the common threads that help our residents improve, we realize it’s because for us, it’s personal. Dementia care is the fastest growing segment of […]

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Meet Latasha

Employee Spotlight: Latasha Smith Assistant Lead Caregiver What do you do for Our Family Home?  I am an assistant lead caregiver for Our Family Home in Cincinnati. I help provide care for our residents. How long have you worked with Our Family Home? I have worked with Our Family Home for almost a year. What […]

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