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Nicole Laborde RN BSN



Founder and CEO
Ideal School of Allied Healthcare

Nicole Laborde is the founder and CEO of Ideal Home care Services and Ideal School of Allied Healthcare. She graduated Stony Brook University and has been a Registered Nurse. She has been passionate about helping others and empowering young men and women.

In 2002, she began her career working full time overnight at Stony Brook University hospital as a bedside staff nurse. Within a short period of time, she was promoted Registered Nurse Supervisor on the kidney transplant, surgical oncology unit. She realized that there was a need for home care services in the community due to the overwhelming requests and stress exhibited by family members when their loved ones were being discharged from the hospital.

To help solve the problem, she founded Ideal Home Care services, a licensed home health care agency. Her company has provided home care to over 1,000 seniors and others throughout Suffolk and Nassau Counties. Her services have allowed seniors to remain in the comfort of their homes for as long as possible. She has created countless job opportunities in her community by hiring people to care for those in need.

Laborde did not stop there, she also realized that there was a shortage of healthcare providers which created a negative impact on those in need of care. In 2011, She founded Ideal School of Allied Healthcare which is licensed by the Department of Education. Today, Laborde offers 12 Curricula from home health aide, nursing assistant, medical assistant just to name a few. She has graduated over 1,500 men and women who are gainfully employed in her community.

While she is busy managing and operating her companies, she finds time to teach the home health aide class. She has used that platform to encourage and inspire her students to be the best that they can be.

In 2020, she received the top 100 Healthcare Leaders Award and a Recognition Award from Senator Martinez for her dedication and commitment to the prosperity of her community

Laborde has been a member of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce. She is of Haitian descent and currently resides in Suffolk County.