BrightStar Care is the United States’ nationally-recognized leader in private-pay home care
Founded in 2002, Brightstar Care is now the recognised leader in the USA in the provision of private pay home care services. They operate over 300 franchised locations, which provide a full range of services, including non-medical care (companionship, household chores etc), medical care (nursing services), and the provision of agency nurses. Unlike some other providers, Brightstar offer their services to seniors, adults and children who are housebound.
Homecare services include companion care, personal care, in-home skilled nursing care, transportation, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care, and child care. The Agency staffing services include all types of nursing and administrative staff for institutional clients.
The Brightstar business model is proven to be able to attract private pay clients – outstanding marketing. The franchise also has a comprehensive technology platform which supports all aspects of the business – over $10M invested over last 5 years. The technology platform includes mobile access to schedules, training materials, key documents, and customer notes.
Brightstar’s franchisees on average are 2.2 times as productive as the average performance of their major competitors (where figures are published) – After 6 years, the average Brightstar franchisee is generating over $1.7M in revenue – the highest in the sector.
Brightstar has been recognised by Forbes as one of the 10 best franchises for 2014,2015 and 2016.
In the UK, demographic changes mean that the senior care sector on its own will grow by over 20% over the next 8 years (12.5M by 2025); there has never been a better time to enter this marketplace. Brightstar are experienced in the training and support of master franchisees, having launched Canada in 2016.
In the UK, they wish to work with either a Master Franchisee or a JV partner; the ideal would be someone with extensive experience in the care sector, or someone with a demonstrable track record in developing a network of franchisees.