September 22, 2017 // Franchising.com // LAKELAND, Fla. - FirstLight Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care, today announced it will open an office in Lakeland to serve residents in the Polk County area. The new FirstLight location is scheduled to open in October and will be owned and operated by local entrepreneurs Bill, Suzie and Scott Whitener.
The new FirstLight Home Care office will serve area seniors, adults with disabilities, new mothers, those recovering from surgery and other adults in need of assistance. FirstLight caregivers help with many needs – from personal hygiene and household duties such as cooking, cleaning, and running errands, to mobility assistance and dementia care.
“Bill, Suzie and Scott recognized a growing need in the Lakeland area for the brand of service FirstLight offers and stepped up to the challenge,” said Jeff Bevis, CEO of FirstLight Home Care. “We’re confident the service provided by the Whitener’s will fill the needs of the communities they serve. This will be a great addition to the Polk County area.”
Since opening its first franchise location in 2010, FirstLight Home Care has experienced steady growth and is now operating more than 240 locations in 33 states throughout the U.S.
FirstLight Home Care is a top rated non-medical home care provider with a network of offices that provides 85,000 hours per week in care for more than 2,700 clients in over 33 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, 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