Research the Just Better Care Franchise
Am I suited to Owning an in-home care business?
This is a common question as you begin the franchise research process.
Just Better Care is a unique business opportunity. We are looking for franchise business owners who share our commitment to opening strong and professional community care businesses.
Having past aged or disability care, medical or allied health industry experience is of benefit and generally results in a smooth transition into successful franchise ownership.
Also growing and managing the business including compliance, business development and workforce management are also highly regarded skills.
People who achieve success with our franchise have come from a wide variety of backgrounds although the two things they all have in common is an unrivalled commitment to deliver high quality customer services and an entrepreneurial drive to succeed.
At Just Better Care, we love to see an idea, or a person grow and thrive in a professional atmosphere that rewards commitment.
In the application review process, we’ll want to learn about you and your reasons for wanting to own a community care franchise. The right reasons for wanting a care industry franchise are things like:
Often the motivation is something as simple as having talked to someone whom works or owns a business in the community care industry, or having heard about a Just Better Care franchise and deciding you want the same thing for yourself.
- Wanting to be your own boss
- Wanting to own and operate a business that’s part of an industry growth market
- Having a passion for community care and helping others in your local area
- Flare for sales, business development and local area marketing
- Having a passion for HR, workforce culture and valuing employees
- Providing a meaningful service that makes a genuine difference to the lives of others
Franchising expert impressed - becomes Just Better Care franchisee
Just Better Care has been in operation since 2005. The exceptional results of the business led to the development of the Just Better Care Franchise in 2007 using the proven business systems. With offices across Australia, and part of the global Caring Brands International group,
Just Better Care is one of Australia’s most successful franchised providers of in-home care.
The community care market generates over $43b in annual revenue with a projected growth rate of 6.4% per annum.
Reports have estimated that one in six Australians is now aged over the age of 65 and the number of people aged over 85 years is predicted to increase by 30% in 10 years. It is estimated 80% of these persons will require some level of care and three in ten will require long term care.
Government funding in both disability and aged care sectors has recently changed providing consumers with more choice and control over how their funding package will be utilised and who will provide their care.
Just Better Care is an Approved Provider under the Aged Care Act and our offices also provide Disability Services under the NDIS.
We provide a wide range of in-home services. Including aged, disability, in-home nursing, respite care, companionship, transport, shopping, meal preparation and much more. We are continually improving and updating our services to suit the changing needs of our customers. Care can range from visits once, twice or more daily through to live-in and 24 hour care.
Just Better Care is passionate about supporting people to live the quality of life they want in the place that offers them security and comfort – their home. We focus on delivering exceptional customer service whilst upholding the very best in professional care provision.
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In-home support and empowerment
Life gets better when you have the right support
Just Better Care is a service based franchise system whereby franchise owners are granted a defined geographical territory through which they establish an office, recruit and train qualified staff to deliver services within the territory.
Local knowledge, connections, contacts and on the ground exposure within a territory is an advantage and can often help new franchise owners get up and running faster than if they were to start up a business outside of a location that is familiar to them. As your confidence and business grows it is often possible to seek additional expansion growth by taking on further franchise territories like many of our existing franchise owners have done.
We are now releasing new territory opportunities in the following areas:-
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Northern Territory
Drawing on many years of business and community care experience, we have established some minimum financial requirements. We truly want you to succeed, and we take these minimums seriously given that we know what is required to grow a business and also the risk associated with entering a business venture when undercapitalised.
These minimum requirements are:
- Available funds to cover the Franchise entry costs.
- Working capital to support the business whilst you grow the territory.
- You will also need to consider personal living expenses from the time you cease your current occupation until the business becomes financially self-sustaining.
It is important to be realistic about where the start-up money, plus personal expenses, will come from, and if debt funding is required to support a successful franchise business. We can help you to develop your business plan and can also refer you to reputable banks to assist and arrange satisfactory finance.
Whilst industry experience is a distinct advantage when starting a Just Better Care franchise, we also take into consideration peoples past business and entrepreneurial know-how as a large component of operating a successful Just Better Care franchise is growing and managing the business, i.e. sales, business development and people/workforce management.
Franchisees employ qualified and skilled care industry workers to deliver the care, allowing the franchise owner to focus on growing the business and ensuring their business and workforce remains compliant and provides quality service delivery, at all times.
Find out more about employment with Just Better Care.
Just Better Care has proven business operating systems to minimise the possibility of costly mistakes and our comprehensive training and on-boarding program is constantly growing and incorporating new improvements.
With each year and each new territory, we learn more about our customers and ourselves, so we continually adapt and update our services and training to ensure seamless transition into franchise ownership.
Sometimes we receive applications from people looking for a passive investment opportunity or a part-time project. We're always thankful that these people are impressed enough with the Just Better Care system to apply, but we have to let them know this isn't the franchise for them.
We're looking for committed business owners and operators, not part time investors.
“How much money will I make?" – Profit is critical to every business.
This is a question that, in the strictest sense, we can't answer given every territory and every franchise owner is different. We will never be able to tell you how much money YOU can make. Your earnings potential and your level of gross income will depend upon a wide range of factors including the effort and energy you put into your business.
Whilst we cannot provide projected earnings for you, we can provide our Franchise Disclosure Document which summarises a range of establishment and on-going operating costs along with benchmarked trading data from our existing franchise network.
We provide as much information as we can under the provisions of the Franchising Code; however we strongly recommend that you seek advice from an independent financial advisor in this regard.
IT and Systems
The Just Better Care business system is driven by a combination of the latest computer and mobile device technologies. Our scheduling system allows franchisees to respond to enquiries, efficiently schedule delivery of services and then automatically monitor employee visitations. This system allows the support workers to focus solely on delivery of exceptional in-home support service to customers.
In addition, our Business Operating and Quality Management Systems are designed as a group of references and training tools that provides easily accessible guidelines and resources covering key areas of the business including Corporate Governance, Quality Management, Service Management, Human Resource Management, Compliance, Operations, Marketing, Research and Development and much more.
Some of the best Just Better Care franchises were started by people whom originally called us years before they signed an agreement, kept the idea in mind, saved their money, and eventually made the jump. We're in this job for the long haul. Because of this, we take every enquiry seriously.
People's situations change. But we take an instant liking to anyone with a dream of working for themselves and ideals about success, quality and service. People who hang onto those ideas always get there. Whether you end up with Just Better Care or not, if we can get you motivated toward that dream, it's worth it to us.