Category: Caregivers

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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Recognizing Our Residents

Master Sergeant James Williams (retired) is a resident at our Miami Hills home in Cincinnati and was honored this week for his service in the United States Air Force. Our partner, Carole Quackenbush from VITAS Healthcare, set up the meeting between the former Chapter President of the Tuskegee Airmen, Mr. Leslie Edwards, and Chief Master Sergeant, […]

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Meet Hope

Employee Spotlight: Hope Sparks, LPN What do you do for Our Family Home?  I am a house manager for Our Family Home. I manage three homes in Columbus and oversee resident care, staffing, training and many of the day to day needs of our residents and caregivers. How long have you worked with Our Family […]

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Meet Wellan!

Employee Spotlight: Wellan Team Lead at Tonti Drive What do you do for Our Family Home? I am a team lead at our Tonti Drive home in Columbus and provide care to our residents. I help our residents get ready for the day. I make breakfast, engage in activities throughout the day and socialize with […]

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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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