Thinking About Always Best Care Franchise Ownership? This Advice Will Help You Prosper
Life as an Always Best Care franchise owner can be exciting, motivating, and incredibly rewarding. But like any business endeavor, new senior care business owners might have to overcome challenges as they begin their journey to success. However, with Always Best Care’s award-winning training and support system, you will be in good hands as you find your place in your local community. If you are contemplating a career in non-medical home care, here are three pieces of advice to help you become the best Always Best Care franchise owner you can be.
Utilize Training & Support Resources
One of the advantages of becoming an Always Best Care franchisee comes from the staggering number of resources that new (and current) franchise owners enjoy. From day one, you will have a support system in place to help you get started.
Always Best Care has a proven, successful training and support system that combines both corporate and local services. The Always Best Care training program, ABCUniversity, focuses on the operational activities of setting up, managing and marketing your senior care agency. When you join Always Best Care as a franchise owner, the Vice President of Franchise Training, along with an Area Representative or National Director, will work with you during your extensive onboarding process.
To help launch your business as quickly and smoothly as possible, Always Best Care also provides all the necessary contacts at each state level. We also provide new franchisees access to the nation’s top health care licensure consultants to advise you on the most cost effective and time-efficient procedures to get your home care license.
Combined with low entry costs, Always Best Care provides a definite advantage for people seeking a low-cost business opportunity.
Follow the Franchise Model
The key to franchising success is the consistency of the product and service that customers find from one franchise to another. When you display the sign and logo of a franchise, you are indicating to customers that you follow a particular system. If you are thinking about becoming a senior care franchise owner but have plans to venture off the “beaten path,” consider the following:
- Our franchise model has been proven as effective, and Always Best Care has more than two decades of experience refining the system.
- The top Always Best Care franchise earners dedicate themselves to following our time-tested model.
- Always Best Care has a business model proven to stand strong through tough economic times with highly regarded in-home care, assisted living finder, and skilled home health care services.
Hire Dependable, Hard-Working Employees
When you have a home care business, hiring motivated, dependable caregivers and office staff can be a game-changer. Sometimes, finding competent employees is easier said than done, especially today. When you’re at the point where you need to hire reliable help, consider the following tips:
Explain Ongoing Training and Certification Opportunities – Training programs and opportunities to become certified in specific areas of senior care are available to your caregivers. Explain that increasing their knowledge, skills, and earning power through education can help them develop a rewarding career in the home care industry. Available opportunities for your employees include:
- Paid Certification Training
- Online and Hands-on Training
- Client Condition Flyers
- Mentor Program
- Professional Caregiver Training Database
Talk to Prospective Caregivers About Our Competitive Wages – As a valued member of the Always Best Care family, your Caregivers and employees may receive:
- Competitive hourly wage
- Paid time-off
- Paid overtime
- Performance bonuses
- Holiday pay
- Paid sick leave
- Daily pay option
- Mileage reimbursements
Explain That Always Best Care Offers Benefits – Recognition, appreciation, and extraordinary benefits can play a big part in keeping your new Caregivers happy. Explain that they may be eligible for:
- Health insurance plans
- Supplemental insurance
- 401(k) Program
- Well-being Programs
- Financial Management Courses
- Caregiver Satisfaction Program
- Employee Recognition Program
- Employee Referral Program
Setting You up for Success
Owning a senior care franchise is ideal for motivated business owners who value independence but do not want to invest countless hours developing an advertising strategy or conducting large amounts of market analysis. At Always Best Care, we provide our franchisees with a framework for success through innovative training, protected referral sources, and three opportunities to drive revenue. Combined with support from Area Manager, our franchisees have a unique opportunity to follow their dreams. But don’t take it from us – listen to what our franchisees are saying about their careers, their businesses, and their relationships with Always Best Care.
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