5 Reasons Pediatric Homecare Nursing is a Rewarding Career 

pediatric homecare nurses with their patients

In the realm of healthcare, few vocations offer the unique blend of compassion, expertise, and personal satisfaction that pediatric homecare nursing provides. Working with children and young adults in the comfort of their homes presents a unique set of challenges and rewards, making it a truly fulfilling career. 1. Building Meaningful Connections  Pediatric homecare nurses … Read more

2023 Caregiver of the Year: Kendra Yanik 

We are proud to announce Kendra Yanik as the recipient of Family First Homecare’s 2023 Caregiver of the Year award. In the dynamic realm of healthcare, where compassion meets proficiency, Kendra emerges as an extraordinary and selfless nurse dedicated to providing exceptional care that goes beyond the call of duty.  About Kendra As a Critical … Read more

Holiday Etiquette For Homecare Nurses

Holiday trees

The holiday season is a time of joy, festivities, and togetherness, but for pediatric homecare nurses working with children, it can also present unique challenges. Balancing the excitement of the season with the responsibilities of caregiving requires a delicate touch and a keen understanding of holiday etiquette. We’ve rounded up the top ways to maintain holiday … Read more

Resources For Family Caregivers

Embarking on the role of a family caregiver is both a challenging and rewarding journey. As you navigate the path of supporting your loved one, having access to the right resources can make all the difference. In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, we’ve gathered a range of tools, guides, and support networks tailored for … Read more

Top Testimonials

In the world of healthcare, it’s often the stories and experiences that speak the loudest. We’ve gathered some of our top testimonials from families and nurses. These testimonials are more than just words; they are a testament to the highest level of service, care, and compassion that Family First offers. Our Families “I want to … Read more

Our Preceptor Program

Nursing is a career with many paths to follow, requiring a vast skillset. With all the different niches and nuances, it can be hard to feel confident in your skills when transitioning to a new area of nursing. It’s even more nerve-wracking when you are starting your first nursing job on your own after graduating. … Read more

Health Unit Coordinators Week 2023: SCM Spotlight

Health Unit Coordinators Week reminds us of the essential work being done behind the scenes to keep our patients happy, healthy, and home. At Family First, we are using this week to celebrate all of our Service Coordination Managers (SCMs) who work tirelessly to keep our nurses cared for, our families staffed, and our patients … Read more

Patient Story: Amelia Turns Five!

Patient Amelia turns five years old

Amelia, a Family First Homecare patient, has lived a lot of life in her five years and remains a happy, energetic little girl. Homecare has allowed Amelia to stay home and live her life alongside her family and peers.   Amelia was diagnosed with critical complex congenital heart defects in utero at about 23 weeks … Read more

Why Choose Family First: Pediatric Homecare Agency

child smiling homecare agency

Choosing a homecare agency to support your loved one can be a tough decision to make. You are entrusting people with the safety and care of your child. While there are many pediatric homecare agencies in today’s market, we tend to think we’re special. The magic is in our mission: To deliver the highest possible … Read more

Why Choose Family First: Homecare Nursing

pediatric homecare nurse with girl with down syndrome

With so many facets of healthcare, nurses have many options to choose from. Whether you are fresh out of nursing school or you are just looking to change things up, here are 3 reasons why you should choose pediatric homecare with Family First. Family Environment When you join our team, you join our family. We … Read more