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Elevating
in-home care.

Welcome to A First Name Basis. Our experienced, highly trained caregivers provide in-home care in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Helping caregivers and clients.

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Customized care.

Whether you need 24/7 care or just occasional help, we can tailor a care plan for your loved one.

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Attracting the best caregivers.

We hire only the top 10% of caregiver applicants. Then, we equip them with the right training and support.

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Meaningful days.

Your loved one keeps a level of independence at home. Our caregivers help them enjoy their days to the fullest.

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Here for your loved one.

Care from A First Name Basis lets older adults age in place in the comfort and familiarity of home. Our professional caregivers can provide a range of services, including personal care, meal prep, medication management, transportation, and companionship.

We provide in-home care for intellectually or developmentally disabled adults and children. Our compassionate caregivers build a genuine connection with your loved one, while attending to personal care and other needs as part of a tailored daily plan.

Shared insights. Better care.

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Count on accountability.

We confirm that our caregivers have arrived promptly for their shift, with real-time caregiver monitoring.

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Enabling better care.

Our innovative mobile app fosters caregiver communication and keeps key client care details top of mind.

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Info at their fingertips.

Our caregivers know each client’s daily status and medication regimen, thanks to our secure mobile app.

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Caregiver Compatibility Guarantee.

We consider five dimensions of compatibility, so your loved one can relate to our caregiver on A First Name Basis.

What our clients are saying.

“I have been with A First Name Basis for a year and Machell and Laronda have made sure that I get the best care!”

Arlene C., Jennings, LA

“I am extremely satisfied with A First Name Basis as my care provider. They have met all my needs, and the staff is friendly and professional.”

Libby B., Monroe, LA

“A First Name Basis is helpful and understanding! My Care Managers in the Ville Platte office are very nice.”

Kathleen F., Basile, LA 

“Monesia has been wonderful and helpful since day one. She is understanding and easy to work with and I love her.”

Georgia W., Gautier, MS

“Our Care Manager is personable, responsive, and goes above and beyond to find the best caregiver for my dad. You can tell those who work for this company take pride in what they do and truly care about the clients.”

Katie Beth A.

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Are you a caregiver?
We’re hiring.

Are you a home health aide, certified nursing assistant (CNA), licensed vocational nurse (LVN), or someone interested in caregiving? At A First Name Basis, we give our caregivers the support, training, market-leading compensation, and benefits to build a career.

Market-leading compensation, and benefits, including:

  • DailyPay earnings access
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan

We accept Medicaid.

We accept Medicaid for in-home care in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas. We accept nearly all waiver and non-waiver Medicaid programs. Our Intake Team can help you access the in-home care that your loved one needs. Call us at 877-557-5525.


Benefits for veterans and spouses.

The Aid & Attendance benefit (for veterans and surviving spouses) can be used to cover in-home care. The VA’s Respite Care benefit can also apply to in-home care. Contact our friendly Intake Team for a consultation today: 877-557-5525.