Absolutely not. Most of our Area Directors do not have health care experience. An Area Director’s role is to match caregivers with families based on a list of criteria. Local caregivers do all the care.
Acti-Kare provides training at our location in Tampa, Florida. On-line training (with an instructor) is also available for franchises that wish to begin operations within a quicker time-frame or need more time to complete our training program. Franchise Owners that elect to receive on-line training are also welcome to participate in our In-Person training program in Tampa at a future time. Operating in-home care services takes more than just having good caregivers. Acti-Kare’s proven marketing strategies attract new customers while maintaining the existing ones. We will provide you with an intense marketing plan that utilizes high visibility advertising strategies. We will show you how to identify potential customers and understand the market forces that will help your business grow. On-going training through educational seminars, conference calls, newsletters and internet forums are just a few of the tools we employ to help keep you on the competitive edge. Acti-Kare is committed in every way possible to launch your business, attract new customers and keep your franchise manageable.
In addition, Acti-Kare offers ongoing professional development opportunities to your caregivers. A variety of topics are covered, including maintaining health and safety standards, best practices for keeping clients active and engaged, proper record keeping and more!
Acti-Kare’s support staff will provide new franchise owners with assistance in recruiting, screening, and hiring qualified caregivers suitable for the territory size. Caregivers enjoy working for Acti-Kare because of the flexibility, great pay, and the opportunity to help families through Acti-Kare.
In addition to the franchise fee, we recommend having an additional $15,000 to $25,000 for advertising, promotions, equipment and working capital.
The answer depends on two key factors, the state you operate in and the services you provide. It is quite common to start off providing companion services and then expand into to personal care offerings. Depending on the state, a personal care license may require a small office that is not located in your home. Acti-kare assists all of our franchises with determining what is the best strategy to implement depending on your resources, goals and time-frame.
Yes! Acti-Kare will work with you to select a protected geographic territory based on zip codes. Territories are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Acti-Kare may not place another Acti-Kare franchise within your territory. Please contact our franchise development department to find out what territories are available in your area.
Yes! Acti-Kare franchisees contribute 2% of their monthly gross revenue into a National Advertising Fund. This Fund is designated for national and regional advertising and marketing campaigns to build the Acti-Kare brand and drive leads at the local, franchisee level.
We waive your monthly royalty for the first 60 days from the date of your agreement, enabling you to put more money into starting your business. Thereafter, you are required to pay a monthly royalty fee. This fee is based on the percentage reflected in your franchise agreement.
Calland receive a FREE, No Obligation information package. Enclosed in your package you will find our profile form. Please fill out this form and fax it to 813-932-2485. When we have received your information, we will forward you a disclosure document appropriate for your state, province or country. It is important to call our franchise department with questions concerning territory availability. Territories are awarded to the first qualified applicant.