A 20-year nursing veteran talks about what she likes best about her job and working at FirstLantic


At FirstLantic, we don’t consider ourselves just another group of home healthcare workers. This is because we go out of our way to find people who not only love what they do, but really want to make a difference in the lives of our patients.


Elaine Hutchins is a perfect example. After working as a hospital nurse for 13 years, Elaine decided she needed a bit of a change. What she really wanted was more one-on-one time with her patients, and she realized that homecare was the ideal option. In 2010, FirstLantic happily welcomed Elaine to our team.


“I enjoy working with patients at home because it’s always a privilege to be welcomed into their home and feel like part of the family,” Elaine says.


One aspect of homecare that Elaine greatly appreciates is the close relationships she gets to create with patients.


“Being a nurse for FirstLantic is special to me because you really get to know the patient and their family and you always get a good feeling when they say thank you for the help that you provided at that visit.”


Above all, Elaine says that she is most rewarded when she helps a patient through an illness or trauma, calling this part of her job “the best thing about nursing.”


FirstLantic’s caregivers are dedicated to their job and committed to their patients. For 17 years, we have been offering unmatched home healthcare services to clients in Palm Beach, Broward, Indian River, Martin, and St. Lucie Counties. If you are looking for hourly, daily, or overnight care, you can call us at 877-618-3624 or send us an email at [email protected].