Nonmedical home care services provider FirstLight Home Care recently received 2017 Best of Home Care Awards as one of the top providers in the industry. Franchise Business Review also named it a top franchise for women.

The Best of Home Care awards, presented annually by Home Care Pulse, are based on feedback from clients and employees.

“These awards are incredibly meaningful because they’re based on feedback from our clients and caregivers,” says Jeff Bevis, chief executive officer of FirstLight Home Care, in a media release. “Knowing they continue to rate us among the best only strengthens our commitment to our Culture of Care, which centers around providing the highest-quality, most compassionate care, delivered by the industry’s best caregivers.”

Per the release, First Light Home Care of Westchester, NY, received a Leader in Excellence Award, 52 FirstLight locations received Provider of Choice awards, and nine FirstLight locations received Employer of Choice awards.

In a separate media release, Franchise Business Review included FirstLight Home Care among its 2017 Top 50 Franchises for Women Report.

According to data collected by Franchise Business Review, among the FirstLight Home Care female franchisees, 86% enjoy operating their business; 88% enjoy being part of their franchise; 92% respect their franchisor; 94% believe their franchisor acts with a high level of integrity; 78% would “do it again” knowing what they know today; and 86% would recommend their franchise brand to others.

“We pride ourselves on maintaining gender equality and diversity throughout our franchise community, and this valued reward is just another sign that we are building our company in the best possible ways,” adds Bevis, in the release. “Our female franchisees exhibit the passion and discipline that make them excellent leaders and owners.”

[Source(s): FirstLight Home Care, PR Newswire]