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
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.