CINCINNATI, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstLight Home Care, a national provider of non-medical home care, was recently named to Entrepreneur's 2017 Franchise 500 list®. The company jumped 376 spots from last year's ranking of 436, to No. 60 in 2017.
FirstLight Home Care distinguishes itself from other industry brands by offering assistance to a wide demographic of adults in need. The company assists 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.
"Improving our ranking by 376 spots is something we are extremely proud of," said Jeff Bevis, FirstLight Home Care chief executive officer. "Our company has grown by over 183 percent in the last three years, and when you consider that we have only been franchising since 2010, that expansion is even more impressive. We are dedicated to finding the most passionate franchisees to help us continue to make a difference in the lives of our clients and their families."
Entrepreneur Magazine evaluates companies on several key factors: costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. All franchises are given a cumulative score based on more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500 in ranking order. From the top 500 franchises that were ranked, FirstLight Home Care was ranked 60 overall.
A top rated non-medical home care service franchise, FirstLight Home Care covers over 165 territories and provides 80,000 hours of service a week to those in need, covering over 30 states across the country.
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 on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500® list, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500.
For more information about FirstLight Home Care's franchise opportunities, visit www.firstlightfranchise.com.
About Entrepreneur's Franchise 500®
The Entrepreneur Franchise 500® is a 38 annual franchise ranking list that begins each year when franchisors are asked to participate in a survey. Franchise companies are then judged based on the criteria of quantifiable measures such as financial strength, growth and stability. The list is then assembled and published at the end of the year. The rankings and full report, and the new searchable online database, are available at www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500.
About FirstLight Home Care
FirstLight Home Care is a top rated non-medical in-home care provider with a network of offices that provides care for more than 2,500 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, 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.
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