About Us

Blue Water Homecare will help you or your loved one’s age in place and on your terms. When choosing Blue Water Homecare, families are cared for by the leading professionals in the industry. At Blue Water Homecare, there is always a Registered Nurse on duty. Call us at 512-872-2955 for a complimentary consultation and safety evaluation in your home. Blue Water Homecare is available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. 

Blue Water Homecare is the creation of Travis and Jennifer Prescott, a 25 year Registered Nurse that has spent her professional career caring for seniors with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disease, and complex medical conditions. She is a proud graduate OF Duke University where she obtained her Master’s of Science in Healthcare Leadership. Founding Blue Water Homecare has allowed her to spend time improving the lives of her community. Jennifer is actively involved as a community educator for the Alzheimer’s Association, Capital of Texas Chapter, and also serves as a member of their board of directors. She is committed to improving the lives of families experiencing this disease. 

As loved one’s age, simple tasks such as cooking, laundry, transferring safely, opening a jar, personal care, and transportation become challenging. Our care professionals are trained to provide safe, non-medical home care to individuals in their homes or facilities. Blue Water Homecare helps families solve problems such as safely aging in place and getting care in a skilled nursing facility or assisted living.

TEAM

Jennifer
Founder, COO

Jennifer Prescott RN, MSN, CDP

Jennifer

Founder, COO

Jennifer Prescott RN, MSN, CDP

Jennifer Prescott is the founder of Blue Water Homecare and a Registered Nurse. She is responsible for the strategic direction, vision and growth of the fastest-growing independent Home care agency in Central Texas.

As a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in nursing and clinical operations, Jennifer is known for compassionate care for the elderly and maximizing operational excellence. She most recently served as Regional Executive Director at Altus Hospice where she increased sales 300% and tripled the average daily census in 2 1/2 years. Before that, Jennifer was Nurse Manager Operations at Duke University Hospital where she managed the daily operations of three ambulatory clinics serving 36,000 patients per year. During her tenure, initiatives Jennifer led resulted in a 75% reduction in fall rates during a six-month period. Jennifer began her nursing career learning industry best practices at the world-class Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Jennifer holds a Masters of Science in Nursing from Duke University specializing in Healthcare Leadership and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Delaware. Jennifer proudly serves as an Executive Board Member for Capital Area Parkinson’s Society, and VP of Outreach and Support groups She previously on the Executive Board of The Alzheimer’s Association Central Texas Chapter. Jennifer is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP). She is based in Austin, TX.

Jennifer Prescott is the founder of Blue Water Homecare and a Registered Nurse. She is responsible for the strategic direction, vision and growth of the fastest-growing independent Home care agency in Central Texas.

As a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in nursing and clinical operations, Jennifer is known for compassionate care for the elderly and maximizing operational excellence. She most recently served as Regional Executive Director at Altus Hospice where she increased sales 300% and tripled the average daily census in 2 1/2 years. Before that, Jennifer was Nurse Manager Operations at Duke University Hospital where she managed the daily operations of three ambulatory clinics serving 36,000 patients per year. During her tenure, initiatives Jennifer led resulted in a 75% reduction in fall rates during a six-month period. Jennifer began her nursing career learning industry best practices at the world-class Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Jennifer holds a Masters of Science in Nursing from Duke University specializing in Healthcare Leadership and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Delaware. Jennifer proudly serves as an Executive Board Member for Capital Area Parkinson’s Society, and VP of Outreach and Support groups She previously on the Executive Board of The Alzheimer’s Association Central Texas Chapter. Jennifer is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP). She is based in Austin, TX.

Travis
Founder

Travis Prescott, MBA

Jody
Executive Director

Jody C. Hardy, BS, CLS (ASCP)

Sharon
Sr. Director of Marketing

Sharon Goss, RN

Denise
Director of Care

Denise Salinas

Founder

Travis Prescott, MBA

Travis Prescott is a founder of Blue Water Homecare. He is responsible for finance, technology, human resources and business processes for the company.

Mr. Prescott spent 25 years before Blue Water engineering and managing software solutions for companies ranging in size from tiny startups to Fortune 500 companies. He built systems in the areas of technology, finance, marketing, legal, and operations. These projects ran the gamut of industries including healthcare, entertainment, travel, oil & gas, real estate, online commerce, finance, banking, state & federal government, affiliate marketing, and insurance. Mr. Prescott also owns part of a jazz record label and occasionally still does press for that organization.

Mr. Prescott earned a BBA in Finance from The University of North Texas in 1990 and an MBA from St. Edwards University in 1997 while working full time.

When Mr. Prescott is not serving the stakeholders of Blue Water, he can be found playing bass in various bands or hanging out with his and Jennifer’s four children and a sad-eyed basset hound named Molly.

Executive Director

Jody C. Hardy, BS, CLS (ASCP)

Jody Hardy knows healthcare operations in management.  This is Ms. Hardy’s 25th year leading and growing small to medium-sized healthcare facilities all over Texas.

Ms. Hardy graduated from the University of Louisiana Monroe with a Bachelors degree in Clinical Laboratory Science and earned her ASCP board certification while working at Parkland Hospital as supervisor of their blood bank. After three years of graduate studies, she worked as VP of a family-owned dental practice and went on to work for Heartland Dental, the nation’s leading dental support organization with over 900 locations nationwide. It is here she honed her business skills while being responsible for the P&L of 7 dental practices in Texas.  She also worked as their conversion specialist and evaluated practices for acquisition.

Ms. Hardy more recently returned to her medical roots with Austin Emergency Center by acting as their Director of Physician and Patient Relations.  She was responsible for the Admissions and billing departments as well as credentialing and heading up a call center for customer relations and business development.

Since her start as the Executive Director of Blue Water Homecare, Ms. Hardy feels as though she has arrived “home”.  She brings operational, business development and financial experience to round out the talented team that exists in the home office.

In her spare time, Ms. Hardy likes to travel to tropical places and enjoys spending time with her two grown sons.

Sr. Director of Marketing

Sharon Goss, RN

Sharon Goss, RN is a XX year nurse with extensive experience in Medical Surgery, Cardiology, Quality Improvement, Nutritional Research, Hospice and Homecare. Ms Goss has worked as a Nurse Navigator for Blue Water Homecare since 2019.

Ms. Goss earned her Bachelor of Science from Eastern Kentucky University in 19XX. Experienced in many areas of healthcare, she was drawn to caring for the aging population in our region and has been instrumental in doubling Blue Water Homecare’s sales during her tenure.

Sharon enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, fishing and playing ping pong. She also serves as the President of The American Case Management Association.

Director of Care

Denise Salinas

Denise Salinas is the Director of Care at Blue Water Homecare. In this role, Ms. Salinas specializes in helping caregivers grow their skills in order to provide the best possible care for Blue Water families.

Ms. Salinas is a Certified Nursing Assistant with over 12 years experience in senior care. She started with Blue Water as a CNA and over the last 3 years has worked in numerous roles resulting in the dynamic growth of the company. Ms. Salinas serves as the official training professional for Blue Water and created the mentor program and Blue Water University that trains the best caregivers in central Texas. The mentor program has resulted in a 60% improvement in the average tenure of the company’s care professionals. In all she does, Ms. Salinas provides exceptional, compassionate care to seniors through training and compassionate leadership.

When not caring for seniors in our community, Denise can be found at her favorite Mexican food restaurant with her husband or relaxing at home with her pet ferret, Gizmo and Chloe the Super-Chihuahua.

Travis Prescott, MBA

Founder

Jody C. Hardy, BS, CLS (ASCP)

Executive Director

Sharon Goss, RN

Sr. Director of Marketing

Denise Salinas
Director of Care

CONTACT US for a free in-home assessment or a consultation. Let us introduce your family to the Blue Water family and show you how your loved one can continue to live life at home.