BrightStar Care - Franchise

Quick Summary

BrightStar Care has proven to be recession resistant by providing skilled and non-skilled in-home health care and medical staffing. Our franchisees improve the health and quality of life for their clients while easing the caregiving burden on their loved ones.

BrightStar Care
Business Cost, Fees & Facts for 2024

Minimum Cash Required $100,000
Total Investment $112,459 - $231,538
Financing Assistance 3rd Party
# of Existing Units 378
Training & Support Yes
Military/Veteran Promotion Yes
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We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AL
  • CA
  • CT
  • DE
  • GA
  • ID
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • MA
  • ME
  • MI
  • MO
  • MT
  • ND
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • OH
  • OR
  • PA
  • RI
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VT
  • WA
  • WY
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BrightStar Care - Franchise

With BrightStar Care you’ll separate yourself from all others in this competitive space by providing A Higher Standard of care with access to revenue opportunities uniquely available to the BrightStar Care network.  The Joint Commission, a nationally recognized healthcare standards organization that accredits renowned facilities like the Mayo Clinic, has named BrightStar Care an “Enterprise Champion for Quality” for the 12th consecutive year.  As the only home care company to receive such a distinction, many opportunities are available to our franchisees.  In addition to providing a full continuum of award winning skilled and non-skilled in-home health care we’ve also developed National Account relationships to drive referrals to your business in areas such as:

  • Commercial Insurance
  • Workers Compensation
  • COVID Testing including airlines, airports, manufacturing plants, offices and more
  • Clinical Trials – We’re providing nurses to one of the nation’s largest vaccine trials 
  • Access to National Accounts and medical staffing including Military and VA

Nurses and caregivers are the difference maker in our business.  BrightStar Care has more "Best of Home Care" awards than any other brand, further instilling our commitment to a high-quality, full continuum of care across our entire franchise system.  With a retention rate three times the national average, we and our franchisees strive to be the employer of choice with creative ways to retain the best and the brightest members of our team.  
BrightStar Care franchisees are positioned for growth.  The number of seniors needing our care gets larger every day.  We’re already serving nearly 12,000 families every week, employing 15,000 caregivers and 5,700 nurses across our nearly 378 locations – and these number continue to grow.

If you’re looking for a business where you can provide a service that truly makes a difference in your community, you’ve found it with BrightStar Care. 
Here are some more reasons why:

  • FIVE Revenue Streams/Not Limited to Companion and Personal Care-Senior care (non-medical & medical), private pay home health care, National Accounts and medical staffing
  • Scalable business model-with uncapped revenue potential
  • $2,379,701 Combined Average Revenue *-for franchisees 1st location
  • $755,767 Average National Account Revenue* for franchisees 1st location 

*This information is published in the Item 19 of our 4/03/2024  Franchise Disclosure Document along with additional information regarding franchisee first agency average revenues and gross margins. *2023 average unit revenue for all first franchise locations that were open 12 months as of 12/31/2023, per our 4/3/2024 FDD - Item 19. ** 2023 National Account average revenue generated was for first franchisee agencies open at least 12 months as of December 31, 2023 per our 4/3/2024 FDD - Item 19.A new franchisee’s results may differ from these represented performances. There is no assurance that you will do as well and you must accept that risk. This offering is made by prospectus only. 

Ideal Candidate
No medical or health care background required! Over 70% of our owners have no healthcare background. This business is about building relationships with your team and referral sources to deliver A Higher Standard customer experience.

Attributes of the Ideal Candidate

  • Strong management and/or marketing or sales background
  • Comfortable managing multiple tasks in the ever-changing medical industry
  • Ability to inspire and lead a team
  • Appreciation for the nurses and caregivers on the front line providing essential services   
  • Most of our franchisees have had a personal experience with home care
  • Possess the desire to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve every day
  • Outgoing personality
  • Goal & process oriented
  • Ability to follow a franchise system
  • Medical background is welcome but not required.

Training And Support

The BrightStar Advantage:

  • Proven System with nearly 20 years in this industry
  • Extensive multi-week training program for new owners and boot camp training for designated roles
  • Ongoing support from our field operations team providing business coaching & consulting
  • Proprietary Software & Business Solution Technology - BrightStar has developed a fully integrated platform to simplify your business operation with full mobile capabilities for your team of caregivers 
  • And much, much more...

Military & Veteran Promotions

$5,000 Off Franchise Fee

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Press Releases & Awards

12 Mar, 2024 - BrightStar Care® Wins Prestigious Global Franchise Annual Award
18 Jan, 2024 - BrightStar Care Ranked Among The Top Franchises In Entrepreneur Magazine's Highly Competitive Franchise 500® List
29 Nov, 2023 - BrightStar Care® Celebrates a Year of Franchise Expansion and Industry Accolades, Paving the Way for Success in 2024
23 Oct, 2023 - BrightStar Care® Honored Nurses and Caregivers For Providing Unparalleled Care and its Franchisees for Their Achievements in 2023
7 Jul, 2023 - BrightStar Care Wins Distinguished Franchise Update Media 2023 Innovation Award
17 May, 2023 - BrightStar Care® Names Teresa Celmer as Chief Marketing Officer
16 May, 2023 - Your Most Rewarding Investment: Home Care Franchising
19 Apr, 2023 - Seventeen Brightstar Care franchisees expand home care services to 28 new areas across the country
5 Dec, 2022 - Veterans Care Today: Patrick Luers Of BrightStar Care On How The US Has Improved Its Care For Veterans Over The Past Five Years
24 May, 2022 - BrightStar Care® Receives 2022 Enterprise Champion for Quality Award for Tenth Consecutive Year
23 May, 2022 - Pete First With BrightStar Care
22 May, 2022 - BrightStar Care Demonstrates Impact of Personal Care Services on Health Care Utilization in Latest Analysis by Avalere
5 May, 2019 - Authority Magazine Asks Shelly Sun About Her Success and Lessons Learned Along the Way
6 May, 2019 - BrightStar Care Continues Nationwide Expansion with Franchise Owner’s Acquisition of Harmony Home Care
6 May, 2019 - BrightStar CEO Charting Course for 2019 Growth, Technology Investment
6 May, 2019 - BrightStar Care Wins More “Best of Home Care Awards” Than Any Other Brand
15 Mar, 2021 - Shot clock: 500 vaccine doses administered at Lansdowne prior to expiration
15 Mar, 2021 - Stories from the Covid-19 Front Lines: CEO Q&A with Shelly Sun of BrightStar Care
26 Apr, 2020 - How BrightStar Care Built a $2 Million Stockpile of PPE
12 Apr, 2021 - Elderly disabled residents finally get COVID vaccine

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