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    Austin's premiere, local family owned private duty home care service.

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Jene Ebest, Owner and Co-Founder

Tel: (512) 522-2949

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Our Family Home Care is Austin's premiere, local and family owned private duty home care service agency providing personal assistance services for elderly and/or disabled individuals who prefer to continue living in the comfort of their home. We serve North, Central and South Austin including parts of Leander, Round Rock and Pflugerville.

Our Family Home Care - Senior Home Care Austin, TXWe provide professional personal care attendants to assist seniors with activities of daily living so they can remain in the comfort of their own homes. We are committed in:

  • recruiting, training and retaining competent staff with the help of Honor Care Network

  • valuing, supporting, recognizing and appreciating our staff who are our greatest asset

  • providing a work environment that encourages personal enjoyment and enhances job satisfaction and performance through recognition and reward

  • developing and maintaining positive relationships with the community, including local Home Care and Health Care personnel/organizations

  • conducting our business in an accountable and responsible manner

  • adhering to the professional code of ethics of the Home Care industry and applying continuous quality improvement measures throughout our Agency

Senior Home Care

Our most popular service is designed for clients who benefit from assistance on a regularly scheduled basis each week. Care plans and schedules are customized based on each individual's needs and Care Professionals are available from 4 to 12 hours each day for one to seven days per week.

Hourly Care Services Rate

6 plus hours a day 25.00 per hour | less than 6 hrs a day $25.50 per hour | Weekend only shift rates, $27.00 per hour.

Personalized Home Care Services

  • Bathing: Bathing: drawing water in sink, basin or tub, laying out supplies, sponge bathing & drying, assisting in/out of tub/shower, standby assistance for safety

  • Dressing: dressing/undressing client, laying out clothes/grooming: shaving, brushing teeth, applying makeup, caring for nails

  • Toileting: changing diapers, assisting on/off bed, assisting with hygiene needs, standby assistance

  • Routine Hair / Skin care: washing & drying hair, setting, rolling, & braiding hair, combing or brushing hair, applying non-prescription lotion

  • Cleaning: cleaning up after personal care tasks, cleaning bedside commodes, cleaning bathroom, changing bed linens & making bed, floor cleaning of living areas, dusting, taking out trash, cleaning stove top, counters, dishes, cleaning refrigerator

  • Shopping: preparing a shopping list, going to store for purchasing or pick-up of groceries, putting groceries away, picking up medication

  • Feeding: spoon & bottle feeding, assisting with feeding utensils, standby assistance & encouragement

  • Meal Preparation: cooking/serving full meal, warming up prepared meal, grinding, cutting or purifying food

  • Laundry: gathering & sorting, loading & unloading, going to Laundromat, washing and doing laundry, hanging out clothes to dry, folding & putting away clothes, drop-off/pick-up dry cleaning

  • Transfer: non-ambulatory movement from one stationary position to another, adjusting/changing client’s position, using equipment: slide board, hover lift, etc.

  • Ambulation: assisting client in rising from a sitting position and positioning for use of walking apparatus, assisting with putting on and removing leg braces & prosthesis for ambulation, assisting client with walking, assisting with range of motion exercises

  • Pet Care: from feeding to walking animals or transporting to an appointment if needed

Overnight Personal Assistance Service: Our Care Professional is awake in order to be able to assist during the night if the client awakes from sleep. Hourly Care Services rate, $24.50 per hour

Jene Ebest, Owner / Co-Founder

Jene Ebest is Owner and Co-Founder of Our Family Home Care. With 25 years of volunteer and community service, education and health care experience, Jene thrives on helping others get the most from life.

Jene Ebest is Owner and Co-Founder of Our Family Home Care - Austin, TXWhether it’s as a foster parent, Drive a Senior and Meals on Wheels volunteer, coordinating annual Girl Scout product sales, coaching softball or baseball and sitting on the board for Capital Area Parkinson's Society or Northwest Little League, Jene has spent much of the last 15 years helping others.

Through the creation of Our Family Home Care, Jene can now apply her desire to make a difference in the life of others to Central Texas senior and their families. Prior to starting Our Family Home Care, Jene’s career has been spent in education. Special Education High School teacher, Kindergarten teacher (Mexico) and 3 years working with youth, pre k – 6th, in a Psychiatric Hospital. Over the course of her career, Jene has selflessly poured herself and all her energy into efforts to improve the lives of those in her community.

Opening her home and heart to those in need have been the guiding principle of Jene’s career. It is this same level of unconditional compassion and devotion that Jene offers the clients of Our Family Home Care on a daily basis. Jene is a graduate of the University of Texas, active in girl scouts, youth sports activities and can be found on any given weekend with her husband Tim, cheering on her two children, Madison and Tucker.

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We’re an Honor Care Network Partner!
By partnering with Honor, an innovator & leader in home care, we’re able to provide an even better​ care experience for our clients & their families with Honor’s sophisticated technology, caregiver resources & operational expertise. To learn more, visit joinhonor.com/care-networkWe’re an Honor Care Network Partner!

Appointment Request

We would love to meet you! We invite you to contact us today at (512) 522-2949 or complete our Request for Information form below. We'll come out, sit down and explain our service philosophy. Our Family Home Care, your trusted source for compassionate home care.

Corporate Office
6000 N. Lamar Blvd. | Suite #215
Austin, TX 78752
Tel: (512) 522-2949

State Lic #017099

 

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