CINCINNATI, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstLight Home Care, a national provider of non-medical home care, was recently named a top franchise by Franchise Business Review in its 2017 Top Franchises for Women Report.
FirstLight Home Care was among 300 franchise brands and more than 6,400 female franchise owners that participated in Franchise Business Review's research. FirstLight Home Care's franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including leadership, training and support, financial opportunity, and work/life balance.
"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," said Jeff Bevis, FirstLight Home Care CEO. "Our female franchisees exhibit the passion and discipline that make them excellent leaders and owners."
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.
"The franchise industry provides many options to women seeking business ownership on a full- or part-time basis in multiple sectors," says Michelle Rowan, president of Franchise Business Review. "The number of franchise opportunities can be overwhelming, so it's critical to examine feedback from other female franchise owners on how well the franchise meets their expectations regarding support, work/life balance, financial opportunity, and other key areas of business ownership."
FirstLight Home Care survey data showed the following of FirstLight female franchisees:
- 86 percent enjoy operating their business
- 88 percent enjoy being part of their franchise
- 92 percent respect their franchisor
- 94 percent believe their franchisor acts with a high level of integrity
- 78 percent would "do it again" knowing what they know today
- 86 percent would recommend their franchise brand to others
This year, FirstLight Home Care was named to Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list and 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.
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For more information on FirstLight Home Care and franchise ownership opportunities, visit www.firstlightfranchise.com.
About Franchise Business Review
Franchise Business Review (FBR) is the only independent market research firm that specializes in benchmarking franchisee satisfaction based exclusively on ratings and reviews from franchise owners. FBR publishes free and unbiased franchisee satisfaction research reports throughout the year online at http://www.FranchiseBusinessReview.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 2,500 clients in over 32 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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