2022 Franchise 500 Rank
#311 Ranked #291 last year
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Initial investment
$71K - $154K
Units as of 2021
216 13.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

About ComForCare

Founded
1996
Parent Company
Best Life Brands LLC
Leadership
J.J. Sorrenti, CEO
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ComForCare - Caregiver and person in wheelchair

Quick Summary

ComForCare is a highly respected home care company whose brand is synonymous with quality care. Our clients love working with us because we deliver proactive and engaged care, with innovative programs that empower everyone in the family to live their best lives possible. Our business owners also rank us extremely high in franchisee satisfaction.

Why Invest in a Home Care Franchise?

Home care is a truly global, high demand industry that any serious entrepreneur should consider. Quality home care, privately paid for by the client, is a valuable and vital part of the long-term care solution for millions of people because it provides seniors a choice about how and where they age, and it delivers peace of mind to family members who are unable to provide all the care their loved ones need.

  • Home Care is a $75 billion industry
  • over 10,000 people turn 65 every day
  • 70% of these folks will need help with activities of daily living (ADL’s)
  • 90% of elderly want to remain in their own homes as long as possible
  • The average base of family support is shrinking rapidly
  • More elderly are living with chronic illnesses, including arthritis, diabetes or Alzheimer's than ever
  • Patients are discharged from hospitals more quickly and the average length of hospital stays has declined by five days since 1980
  • More than 49% of women over the age of 75 live alone with no loved one to assist them with ADL’s
  • Approximately 40 Million family members currently care for their aging parents and are not properly trained to do so.

Data provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), The Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) and the Global Coalition on Aging (GCA)

The ComForCare franchise offers social entrepreneurs a highly scalable proven business framework so that they can significantly contribute to society in a robust industry, while also being highly compensated.

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What Makes ComForCare Different?

Superior Care Process
  • Thorough Start-of-Care Program
  • In-Home Nurse Assessments & Reassessments
  • Client and Family Education
  • Management Engagement & Quality Assurance Measures
  • Elite Caregiver Hiring, Training & Client Matching Process

Unparalleled Franchisee Satisfaction

ComForCare® has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® for the Tenth Consecutive Year based on exceptional franchisee satisfaction!

Diverse Revenue Channels

  • Personal & Companion Care
  • Medical Staffing
  • Hospital Specific Discharge Planning Programs
  • Onsite Programs in Elder Care Communities
  • Emergency Response Programs

Unique & Innovative Care Programs

  • DementiaWise®
  • Therapeutic Music
  • Parkinson’s Program

Other Business & Financial Advantages

  • Private Pay Client Expertise
  • Multi-Faceted Marketing
  • Large, Exclusive Territories
  • Reasonable Investment
  • Extensive Training & Ongoing Support
  • Proprietary Technology Tools
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The Ideal ComForCare Owner

ComForCare owners are successful business professionals who genuinely care about other people and want to translate their prior success into a new venture that will make a significant impact in their communities. They all possess varying degrees of business experience, but our ideal candidates all have similar traits and characteristics, including:

  • Highly Motivated Relationship Builder
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Solid Management and People Skills
  • Desire to Provide High Quality Care and Service to the Elderly
  • An Entrepreneurial Spirit and Self-Motivation
  • Willingness to Follow a Proven System

Learn more today about how you can Support Independence, Dignity and Quality of Life as a ComForCare franchise owner.

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Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2001 (21 years)
# of employees at HQ
45
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

# of Units
216 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
900 Wilshire Dr., #102
Troy, MI 48084

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a ComForCare 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
$29,500 - $52,000
Initial Investment
$71,475 - $154,150
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$75,000
Veteran Incentives
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%/6-7%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
ComForCare has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, accounts receivable, 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
28-40 hours
Classroom Training
76 hours
Additional Training
Self-study at home
Ongoing Support
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
1-2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021