Caring Senior Service

Caring Senior Service

Nonmedical home care
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Units as of 2020
50 (10 lost in 3 years)
20%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$110K - $176K

Company Overview

Jeff Salter worked in the home health care field, and saw a need for nonmedical home care services for seniors, so in 1991, he started Caring Senior Service in Odessa, Texas. The company expanded with several more locations throughout Texas before beginning to franchise nationwide in 2002. Franchisees offer a variety of in-home care services, including personal care, companionship, meal preparation, transportation, respite care, errand running and housekeeping. Touchscreen tablets in the homes of each client provide real-time video conferencing, caregiver tracking, and a caregiver message center using the company's proprietary software.

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About Caring Senior Service

Related Categories
Senior Care
Founded
1991
Leadership
Jeffrey Salter, Founder & CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2002 (19 years)
# of employees at HQ
18
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
50 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
201 E. Park Ave., #200
San Antonio, TX 78212

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Caring Senior Service franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$41,500
Initial Investment
$110,099 - $176,016
Net Worth Requirement
$250,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000 - $150,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
5 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Caring Senior Service has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
68 hours
Classroom Training
34 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021
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