Category: Caregivers

Meet Philip!

Employee Spotlight: Philip Owens Team Leader What do you do for Our Family Home? I am a team leader with Our Family Home. In this role, I work with our care team and residents and help ensure that their needs are being met. More specifically, I help make sure that our reports are completed, medication is […]

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Caring for Residents Also Means Caring for Our Caregivers

Our caregivers are the backbone of Our Family Home and our commitment to more good days. Providing care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is not easy. It requires deep compassion, dedication, and for many of us, training. Our caregivers are no different. From the onset, we knew that to see our vision for […]

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Meet Begashaw!

Employee Spotlight: Begashaw Gurmessa Assistant Manager What do you do for Our Family Home? I am an assistant manager with Our Family Home. In this role, I help oversee scheduling, payroll, resident care and our caregiver team. How long have you worked with Our Family Home? I started with Our Family Home six years ago […]

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A Family Home

As we talk with families, one of the best compliments we receive is when they tell us that their loved one thinks they’re home. I was talking with a family member recently, and she shared, “I think my mom believes she’s in her childhood home because it was a ranch similar to this one.” One […]

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The Precious Weight of Caregiving

Our Family Home’s mission to foster More Good Days was built from a belief that we serve both our residents and their families. Not just one or the other. It is our goal that by doing what we can to give our residents more good days we are building trust with our families. We are also […]

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Meet Stephanie!

Employee Spotlight: Stephanie Deaton, LPN Home Operations Manager Executive What do you do for Our Family Home? I am a Home Operations Manager Executive for Our Family Home. In this role, I oversee the day-to-day operations for our homes in Cincinnati and ensure that we are meeting the individual needs of our residents. I also […]

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Meet Swedie!

Employee Spotlight: Swedie Harris Team Leader, Northigh Home What do you do for Our Family Home? I started with Our Family Home as a caregiver and am now a care team leader. I oversee everything that happens in our home from supervising the caregivers to overseeing daily needs such as scheduling, menu selection, cooking, cleaning […]

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources

“All individuals, whatever their state of being, in the right setting and with the right care, can shine!” – Teepa Snow   When you think of experts on Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia care, most people in the industry think of Teepa Snow. Affected personally by dementia, Teepa is a leading educator on dementia and positive care. At […]

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Meet Lorie!

Employee Spotlight: Lorie Orth, CDP Director of Marketing and Admissions, Our Family Home What do you do for Our Family Home? I am the Director of Marketing and Admissions for Our Family Home. My main focus is to build awareness for Our Family Home in the Cincinnati area. I provide community training, facilitate support groups […]

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Meet Melissa!

Employee Spotlight: Melissa Shannonhouse, LPN, CDP Director of Residential Care Services, Our Family Home What do you do for Our Family Home? In many ways, I’m considered a nurse concierge. I oversee clinical nursing for Our Family Home and serve as another connection point for residents and families and physicians and third-parties. We get to […]

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