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Why Choose A First Name Basis?

A First Name Basis stands out as Louisiana and Mississippi’s leader for quality senior home care. Our friendly caregivers are available to you and your loved one 24/7. Our exclusive care management program allows you to mix and match our services to build out a tailored home care approach that fits your individual needs. Each of our caregivers are carefully selected and undergo a rigorous 21-point screening process. A First Name Basis is locally established and privately owned, our clients and their families are our priority.

High Quality Care

At A First Name Basis Home Care, our Caregivers are passionate about providing in-home care to those in need on a daily basis.

24 Hour Availability

The need for home care doesn’t always come at a convenient time, wouldn’t it be nice to have a Caregiver agency that is always available to you?

Personalized Service

Our wide range of personal care, companionship care, and respite services can be mixed and matched to fit your individual needs.

Caregiver Selection

A First Name Basis Home Care only employs the most passionate, dedicated, and qualified Caregivers to look after our senior clients.

Real-Time Caregiver Monitoring

The Caregiver Monitoring System allows us to log and notate the shifts our caregivers have scheduled and record their attendance in real time.

News & Articles

The Definition of Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is an umbrella term used to describe harmful treatment of elders or groups of seniors.

New Look!

If you have visited our website recently, you’ll have noticed that we are making some changes, so the content of the site is simpler and easier to navigate.

Finding Balance

People say, “I don’t know how she can handle being a full-time employee, full-time wife, and most importantly a full-time Mom and still make time for herself.” Taking on a role that demands so much of your time,both in the...

Christmas Gift Ideas for Seniors Senior citizens

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A Typical Day at A First Name Basis

A First Name Basis is making a difference one client, one family and one employee at a time. A day in the office is filled with phone call after phone call, assessments, scheduling, hiring new staff, orientations and marketing.

Organization and Productivity

Putting in a productive work day can be difficult at times especially in an office with lots of distractions Keeping my office and my work day organized really is the key.

AFNB Gives Back

AFNB is very fortunate in its success and supporting worthwhile causes at every turn is our way of paying it forward.

Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

The best protection from the dangers of a hurricane is to be prepared. The following is a list of items to help ensure your safety in the event a storm is predicted in your area.

AFNB in 008 Magazine

Check out 008 Magazine’s coverage of our Snowball Social at Lafayette General Medical Center this spring.

Preventing Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

Our elderly family members, neighbors, and friends are easy targets of bad people and it is our duty to protect them and ensure those who victimize them are brought to justice.

Mission & Vision

“We are committed to providing extraordinary care and excellent value to our clients through professional care and exceptional customer service.”

“To be known and valued for providing the highest standard of in-home care services.”

“To be the provider of choice in the community.”

“To be the employer of choice in the community.”

“To be a financially viable agency.”

Testimonials

“It is such a benefit to have this type of agency in our area and to know when we refer a patient or recommend this agency to someone, that they will be taken excellent care of.”
- Diane

“A First Name Basis is doing everything that they possibly can for my 94 year old mother so that she can stay in her own home, by providing her with dependable, qualified caregivers.”
- Jane

“We highly recommend this agency to anyone who is seeking compassionate skilled caregivers to supplement their in-home or nursing home care schedules.”
- Courtney

“A First Name Basis has proven to be a very valuable resource with coordinating the application process for the VA Aid & Attendance Program. ”
- Kelly

“They're good at communicating with my son because they have a good relationship with him. They know how to get things done and they listen to him. ”
- Brandon

“They are always on time, and if they have chores to do, they do them promptly. ”
- Carolyn

“There was nobody to get a prescription for my mom, and the caregiver called on her day off and said that she was going to get it!”
- Earline

“Their staff was very dedicated and became like friends to us.”
- Virginia

“I am my mother's primary caregiver, so it has relieved me of the visits that I have to make.”
- Betty

“I asked to make sure that they don't send a new caregiver everyday and they've sent the same ones.”
- James

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