10 Years, and Counting

ALWAYS BEST CARE SENIOR SERVICES CELEBRATES TENTH YEAR OF FRANCHISING

Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced that Bill and Diane Mathis renewed their initial franchise agreement for another 10 years, making them the brand’s first franchise owners to have achieved a decade of successful operations. The Mathises are the owners and operators of Always Best Care of San Diego and have been serving local families throughout San Diego since 2007.

“The renewal of the Mathis’ franchise agreement couldn’t come at a more perfect time, as we celebrate our 10-year anniversary of franchising this year,” said Jake Brown, CEO of Always Best Care Senior Services. “Over the last decade, Always Best Care has grown to become one of the nation’s leading providers of non-medical in-home care, assisted living referral services and home health care. We’re so proud of how far we’ve come, and attribute much of the company’s success to our dedicated franchisees. We are truly grateful Bill and Diane are continuing this journey with us.”

Always Best Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of non-medical in-home care, assisted living placement services and skilled home health care. The company delivers its services through an international network of more than 200 independently owned and operated franchise territories throughout the United States and Canada.

 

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Opportunity to Give Back to the Community (any of 19!)

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The beauty of this on-line food drive is the ability for anyone, anywhere to contribute to the effort.  No need to personally purchase and physically transport items for donation.  A few simple clicks and your donation is added to the mix.  On delivery day, one (hopefully large) cumulative donation will arrive at the location of your choosing.

Please consider supporting our drive at https://yougivegoods.com/abc-tampa to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s conference here in Tampa, FL.  Every donation will help feed families this holiday season.

Thank you!

Seven Up (for Award): The Un-Territory Check?

Blue DotFor all of our franchise broker partners and associated referral partners, here is a very quick overview of seven territories available locally:

Pasco county is divided in two, and each has the potential to blossom along with the continued growth of the county.  If Pasco ever reached the population density of Pinellas (St. Petersburg), it could contain four territories.  Pasco county includes Wesley Chapel, Zephyrhills, Hudson, Dade City, New Port Richey, and Odessa.

Ocala is represented by two territories, as well.  One of which has two major referral sources practically across the street from each other.  Remember, with Always Best Care your referral sources are protected.

Lakeland and the surrounding area comprises two territories that are primed for growth as that area enjoys the benefits of Amazon and Publix both looking to expand and flourish.

Last, but not least, Pinellas County actually has four open territories and it would be tough to pick just one!  Demographics in and around Clearwater/St. Petersburg are ideal for our business model.

For more information, please give us a call or drop us a note and we will be happy to answer your questions or discuss the particulars.

Leadership is …

the act or process of arousing, engaging, and satisfying 

the needs and motives of followers;

in an environment of conflict, competition, or achievement,

which results in followers taking action 

toward a mutually shared vision.

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6 Myths About Franchising and Senior Care

Here are the bullet points for an upcoming webinar on some myths surrounding franchising, in general, and senior care, specifically.  Our goal is always to provide the facts for those who are interested, so they can make an informed decision.

“Manage by Fact” is one of the cornerstones of Total Quality Management for good reason!

If we can answer any questions about senior care business ownership opportunities, please ask by the medium of your choice!

  • Myth #1:  Freedom or Creativity Are Not Allowed

    • Nothing could be further from the truth
    • Follow a proven system / Use tools provided
    • Marketing mix, promotion
    • Networking
    • Community Involvement
    • Creating the work environment / Company Culture / Mission and Vision
  • Myth #2:  It’s Way Too Expensive

    • Relative to building or buying your own …?
    • Wide array of franchising fees from $10,000 to $100,000s,
      • and build-out/start-up costs, if applicable
    • What are you getting for your investment?
      • Territory (preferably protected)
      • Support (preferably local)
      • Trademark, product, service …. BRAND
  • Myth #3:  You Can’t Make Money

    • Success is defined by your (realistic) goals
    • Passion for a cause generally creates success
    • Risk vs Reward / Value
    • Exit Strategy – have one, execute it
    • Invest in …
      • CDs, Stock Market??
      • Yourself and the Brand you choose
    • There is no Free Lunch:
      • Hard/Smart Work and Passion
    • Build it and They Will Come (movie)
  • Myth #4:  High Pressure Sales Tactics

    • Franchise sales is regulated by the FTC
    • Territories are Awarded / Two-way appraisal
    • Clearly defined process
      • Discovery (Learn)
      • Validation (Confirm)
      • FDD Review (Understand)
      • Discovery Day (Meet)
    • Proceed at your own pace (3 months +/-)
    • Provide information to make an Informed Decision
  • Myth #5:  Bed Pans ‘R’ Us

    • ABC Owners ‘R’
      • in the community,
      • giving back,
      • creating relationships with referral sources,
      • networking.
    • Owners manage a team:
      • Administrator/Nurse,
      • Scheduler,
      • Sales/Marketing
      • pool of Caregivers (through the Scheduler and Admin).
    • Owners will not be providing personal care to a client, unless they choose to.
  • Myth #6:  Caregivers are Impossible to Find & Keep

    • Most companies are having issues finding good employees, regardless of industry.
    • Economics – supply will meet demand.
    • Numerous vehicles, programs, partners and avenues to assist in recruiting.
    • Creativity/freedom to create work environment caregivers want to be part of.