Four Home Care Franchises Named Best for Women Entrepreneurs

Home care has continually become more recognized among the best-performing franchises and top opportunities in 2016 and 2017. Four franchises in the industry are now also standing out as some of the top franchises for women to open. The companies that made the cut include Assisting Hands Home Care, FirstLight HomeCare, Home Instead Senior Care and Visiting Angels, according to […]

Right at Home Leads Home Care in List of Top Franchises

Home care companies once again were frequently listed as top franchise opportunities on Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 500 Franchise list for 2017. This year, a whopping 21 home care franchises made the list, with seven franchises making the top 100 and several seeing their rank jump from 2016. The list is an annual ranking by Entrepreneur, which is […]

Top 10 Home Care Franchises

Home health care companies continue to carve out their place in the franchise market, as the annual Franchise Time’s Top 200+ list names 14 home care franchises as some of the best-performing in the world. After being named as a top franchise investment choice by Forbes earlier this year, home care franchise companies join the […]

Six Numbers that Can Unlock Better Home Care Staffing

It’s no secret that staffing presents a huge challenge for home care providers, with agencies across the country routinely seeing sky-high turnover rates. As of 2015, the median caregiver turnover rate was upward of 60%, according to survey data from Home Care Pulse. “This is crazy high,” Georjean Sweis, director of operations for Visiting Angels/Living […]

CEO: $60 Million ClearCare Funding Puts Honor, Hometeam on Notice

Home care software company ClearCare has secured a $60 million funding round, led by global investment firm Battery Ventures. The investment is a vote of confidence not only in this company but in the well-established home care franchises and independent, locally-owned agencies that use the ClearCare product—and a shot across the bow of tech-forward, startup rivals […]

Business Briefs: Ensign, Covenant Care Acquisitions

Ensign Group Acquires Iowa Hospice The Ensign Group (NASDAQ: ENSG), which owns and operates a diverse portfolio of senior care service companies, on May 1 acquired the assets of a hospice company in Iowa, the company has announced. Hospice for Wright County now will be owned and operated by Heartland Healthcare Inc., a subsidiary of […]

The 12 Best-Liked Home Care Franchises

Home Instead Senior Care and Visiting Angels are among the home care companies that franchisees like best, according to a report by Franchise Business Review, a national franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction and franchise buyer experiences. The report consists of survey responses from 28,000 franchise operators who represent 339 […]

The Biggest Home Health Care News of 2015

Home Health Care News kept readers on the forefront of breaking news throughout the home health and home care industry in 2015. The year was marked by rapidly-changing regulations and a booming emergence of app-based caregiving services. From policy changes to major acquisitions and reports on the biggest players in the industry, here’s a list […]

Home Care Gearing Up for New Overtime Challenges

The home care industry was reeling after the Department of Labor (DOL) ruled in August that workers were eligible for minimum wage and overtime protections. While some groups signed on to a letter urging the DOL to delay implementation of the new requirements, the protections officially took effect this month. However, there may be more […]