Nurse Next Door Home Care Services

2015 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Medical/nonmedical home care

Number of Locations: 76

Total Investment: $134.6K - $180.4K

Founded: 2001

Began Franchising: 2006

About Nurse Next Door Home Care Services

Nurse Next Door offers senior-care services ranging from simple companionship care and light housekeeping to skilled nursing services such as medication management, dementia care, live-in, and end-of-life care. The company was founded in 2001 by John DeHart and Ken Sim, who were inspired by their own struggles in finding home care for loved ones. They began franchising in 2006.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 22 53 0 1
2013 19 55 0 1
2012 2 46 0 1
2011 0 45 0 1
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $134,600 - $180,400
Franchise Fee: $42,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $125,000
Franchise can be run from home. 15% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. By telephone/webinar : 8 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #326 (2015), #348 (2014), #339 (2013),
Top Home-Based: #100 (2014), #96 (2013),
America's Top Global: #103 (2014),

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