FirstLight Home Care Reports Record Franchise Growth in 2016

Leading non-medical home care franchise has grown to nearly 150 locations across the U.S.

December 19, 2016 // Franchising.com // CINCINNATI – FirstLight Home Care, a national provider of non-medical home care for adults, announced its 2016 earnings. The company, with 143 franchise locations, saw a 46 percent increase in system wide revenues and a 20 percent increase in new FirstLight franchise locations across the country. 

FirstLight Home Care distinguishes itself from other industry brands by offering assistance to a wide demographic of adults in need. The company provides over 80,000 hours of service to more than 3,500 clients weekly, including seniors, new mothers, veterans, adults with disabilities, and those recovering from illness, injury or surgery, who need help on short term or long term basis.

“In home care is not just the fastest growing healthcare industry; it is the fastest growing of all industries,” said Jeff Bevis, FirstLight Home Care chief executive officer. “Studies consistently show that older adults prefer to age at home. With help and support, they can typically do so.”

“The demand for the quality, affordable non-medical home care services FirstLight Home Care provides is going to continue to grow,” he added.

In a study released in December 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) stated that the compound annual growth rate for home care services from 2014-2024 would be nearly five percent, the highest among all industries. With this kind of dramatic industry growth will come job creation; an estimated 760,400 new jobs during this period.  FirstLight is currently employing over 3,600 caregivers weekly.

This year, FirstLight Home Care was named Top Franchise for Veterans by Franchise Business Review. The company also made the Franchise Times Top 200+ list, 2016 Inc. 5000 ranking and was honored at number 21 for all private businesses based in the Cincinnati metro area.

For more information about FirstLight Home Care’s franchise opportunities, visit www.firstlightfranchise.com.

About FirstLight Home Care

FirstLight Home Care is a top rated non-medical home care provider with a network of offices that provides care for more than 3,500 clients in over 30 states. The company has created a new standard in home care by combining best practices with innovative approaches to make them an emerging market leader in a rapidly-growing industry. Companion and personal care services can be provided at private residences, assisted living and retirement communities, nursing homes, adult-family homes or group homes. Clients include seniors, new mothers, and individuals recovering from surgery, adults with disabilities and anyone who might just need a little extra care or assistance. Visit www.firstlighthomecare.com to learn more.

SOURCE FirstLight Home Care

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Heather Ripley
Ripley PR
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hripley@ripleypr.com

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