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 do you enjoy most about your work?
I enjoy caring for the residents, spending time interacting with them and putting a smile on their face. I also like the people. From Evan and the management to our families and team, it feels like we’re a family. I appreciate how we work like a team.
What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
Outside of working at Our Family Home, I enjoy helping others and being with my daughter.
What have you learned working with the residents at Our Family Home?
Working at Our Family Home, I have learned that each day is different and that I need to take it one day at a time. I’ve also learned communication skills and working hard to try to make every day a good day.
How does Our Family Home give residents and families more good days?
I think Our Family Home gives residents and staff more good days through our ratio. With two caregivers to five residents, we have more time to spend with residents. We’re able to go above and beyond to make residents happy. It’s also in the activities we do – monthly decorations, birthdays, celebrations – and doing what we can for our residents and their families each day.