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“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

What is a Caregiver?

A Caregiver is someone who is compassionate, reliable, knowledgeable, and most importantly, trustworthy. A First Name Basis Home Care is an industry leader in finding the absolute best Caregivers in Louisiana and Mississippi, to provide seniors with assistance at home while giving their families peace of mind.

About Our Caregivers

At A First Name Basis Home Care, we select Caregivers who are passionate about providing in home care to those in need on a daily basis. We thoroughly screen our experienced staff of Home Health Aides, Certified Nursing Assistants, Licensed Vocational Nurses, and professional Caregivers with our 21 Point Screening Process. With our Caregiver Compatibility Guarantee, we take into consideration 5 dimensions of compatibility because we understand that choosing the right Caregiver to care for you or your loved one is an important decision.

A First Name Basis Home Care is proud to be a member of the Home Care Association of America and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) organization that holds their businesses to the highest ethical and legal standards. In 2017 A First Name Basis was recognized as a finalist for the Ethical Business of the Year.  A First Name Basis Home Care employs all of our Caregivers, paying their payroll taxes, social security and healthcare payments, and being liable for the staff. We also adhere to the highest standard of hiring practices, carefully verifying our Caregiver’s eligibility to work in the United States and conducting nationwide criminal background checks. You can be confident that A First Name Basis Home Care complies with all standards of professional conduct.

Caregiver Compatibility

A First Name Basis Home Care has clients of all types across the personality spectrum.  We will do what we can to match a caregiver with the personality suitable for the client.  If, by any chance, our senior clients feel more comfortable with another Caregiver, we are happy to re-evaluate their present situation at no additional charge and find a different caregiver for them.

Bonded & Insured

A First Name Basis Home Care bonds and insures all of our Caregivers. Bonded and insured Caregivers protects seniors and their families against any potential loss or liability lawsuits.

Oftentimes, homeowner’s insurance does not fully cover job-related injuries, unless specific requests are made. All A First Name Basis Home Care Caregivers are considered to be company employees and are covered by general and professional liability insurance, along with worker’s compensation. A First Name Basis Home Care Caregivers who provide transportation are required to have a valid driver’s license, personal auto insurance, Current State stickers and Motor Vehicle Report check. Our company also provides a second layer of protection with our non-owned auto insurance coverage. If an accident was to occur during our Caregiver’s visit to your home, the costs incurred would be covered.

All of our Caregivers are bonded, so that, if there were any theft or damaged property, you can be compensated.

A First Name Basis Home Care is dedicated to providing responsible and highest quality of in home care. You can have the ultimate peace of mind knowing that all of our Caregivers are bonded and insured.