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Preferred Care at Home
#441 Franchise 500| Senior home care

Preferred Care at Home
Senior home care

About
Founded

1984

Franchising Since

2007 (11 Years)

Corporate Address

354 N.E. 1st Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444

CEO

Frank Guerrieri

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$62,500 - $84,500

Net-worth Requirement

$45,000 - $100,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$45,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$44,500 - $44,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-3%

Ad Royalty Fee

$150/mo.

Financing Options

Preferred Care at Home offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

40 hours

Classroom Training:

40 hours

Preferred Care at Home is ranked #441 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
As a registered nurse, Lois Whitesell recognized a need for in-home care to allow seniors to avoid being moved into nursing homes. She approached her daughter (also a nurse) and son-in-law, Jody and Frank Guerrieri, with her idea, and together they opened a home health-care agency in central Florida.

The Guerrieris began franchising Preferred Care at Home in 2007. Franchisees offer live-in care, hospital-to-home care, companion and personal care, end-of-life care and nursing care services.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $62,500 High - $84,500
Units
+14.3%+10 UNITS (1 Year) +8.1%+6 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 6th, 2017