Always Best Care is pleased to announce it has awarded a new territory in Argyle, Texas. We expect the office will be fully operational and licensed in the first quarter.
Always Best Care Advantages
1) World Class Training – Starts with a three (3) week, self-paced pre-training module, followed by a one (1) week training session at the corporate office in Roseville, CA, followed by a one (1 ) week field training experience including hands-on training by an Area Representative or corporate trainer.
2) Three Streams of Revenue – In-Home Non-Medical, Assisted Living Placement, Skilled Care (Medical). Providing the full continuum of senior care sets us apart.
3) Area Representatives – Local support provided by seasoned business professionals that have invested heavily in areas to assist in the franchise development & support.
4) National Accounts & Programs – The list of national accounts & programs are too long to list here, speak with us to learn more. Our new franchisees walk through the door with revenue opportunities within grasp.
5) Award Winning National Marketing – National marketing and advertising drive business to our franchisees via Internet Marketing, a National Call Center, SEO, Social Media, etc.
Business Briefs: Always Best Care Opens New Location
By Alana Stramowski | October 24, 2016
Always Best Care Announces New Franchise Owner in California
Non-medical in-home care provider franchise Always Best Care has opened a new franchise in Vacaville, California.
The new location, which is owned and operated by local resident Rebecca Smith, will serve the Vacaville area as well as surrounding communities Fairfield, Suisun Valley, Cordelia, Green Valley and Rio Vista.
“We are thrilled to welcome Rebecca Smith to the Always Best Care family and expand our presence in our home state of California,” Jake Brown, president of Always Best Care, said in a press release. “Senior care continues to be a booming industry, and Rebecca’s business acumen and strong community connections will serve her well in this new role.”
Smith has been a licensed dental hygienist for 17 years and spent years practicing in the community, but also has a background in mortgage planning, realty and design. She is a long-time resident of Vacaville and serves on committees for the Vacaville Chamber of Commerce and the Alzheimer’s Association.
“I am thrilled to open the Always Best Care Vacaville and have the opportunity to serve the needs of local families for many years to come,” Smith said. “Having spent close to two years researching different senior care franchise concepts, I decided to go with Always Best Care based on the brand’s longstanding industry reputation and its continuum of care services. By partnering with Always Best Care, I have the ability to create and sustain long-term, meaningful relationships with my clients.”
A: There is no single answer, as each territory is unique and each owner brings different skills, teams and capital to the task. Area Representatives, or Field Support Office staff, will work with new owners on office set up and structure, P & L planning and tracking, business generation and most everything else associated with establishing the business, generating revenue and creating profit.
In the end, the timeline is a function of many things including the new owner’s personal goals, drive, networking and leadership skills.
We have a target of generating revenue within 90 days of formal classroom training, and have surpassed that goal with our local owners. Our local ‘pre-heating’ strategy has proven effective in generating the connections and contacts needed to jump-start a territory.
The best way to gather information on that question is through reviewing the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and speaking with franchise owners during the Validation phase of the structured due diligence process.
As always, we look forward to the opportunity to discuss the details with you.
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
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
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,
creating relationships with referral sources,
Owners manage a team:
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.