Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need medical experience or a medical background to own a franchise?
As a Qualicare franchisee, you do not need medical experience or a medical background. You will need access to a number of clinicians with various skill sets and in various fields due to the nature of the diversity of cases with which you will be handling. It is required to have one main nurse as a key member of your team as the director of care.
What kind of candidate is ideal for Qualicare?This is an excellent opportunity for enterprising individuals with a record
of accomplishment in mid-level to senior management. You must bring a
willingness to follow our proven systems and see the value in an international
brand with consistent approach, process and methodologies. The ideal franchise
candidate is a self-starter, innovative, an effective problem solver who
possesses strong interpersonal skills and, above all, enjoys making a
real difference in people’s lives.
What is the standard billing cycle with Qualicare?
We listen to each and every health care story.
Typically, we bill the clients weekly and pay the caregivers bi-weekly. This keeps payroll expenses in check and is the best scenario for positive cashflow. Our process ensures the best possible cash flow coupled with an almost non-existent accounts receivable delay.
Why would someone want to use Qualicare over publicly funded care?
Health care systems all over the world are strained by the aging population. Governments and Institutions are struggling to provide basic care with the increasing expense demands. More often, people are turning to private home care to address their needs. The diverse, and complete care, advocacy and case management that Qualicare offers, exceeds the extent quality of service otherwise available.
What is Qualicare’s unique advantage in the market?
Qualicare is positioned as the “Rolls Royce” of Home care even though we provide excellent and affordable care for all levels of needs - from the basic through the complex. Our 360° Case Management model is revolutionary and able to provide the entire family with the best possible care and solutions to almost anything they are dealing with. This complete top to bottom advocacy approach opens up a vast amount of revenue streams for our franchisees and at the same time, establishes Qualicare as the leader in Case Managed care.
What ongoing support does Qualicare offer?
Qualicare franchisees receive the highest support ratios in the industry. We are constantly improving our systems, marketing materials, online presence, best practices, and technology. We have support personnel with the shills to help you, ensure your success. Ongoing training courses, franchisee chat rooms, regularly scheduled Founders’ calls, Nursing/Case Management calls, and support coaching are just some of many ways we provide the best in Franchisee support.
Do I need commercial office space?
Typically, no. Unless your city mandates it, most franchisees start from their home office to minimize start-up expenses. This allows you to grow to a critical mass before you decide to have commercial space.
How do I find clients to service?
Qualicare’s full marketing spectrum gives you an extensive approach to the reach the most important parts of your market. We combine many levels of marketing to achieve the most effective results. We track and measure them to provide expert feedback and analysis for your specific area and situation.
Do I need special licensing to open up a Qualicare location?
Some areas could demand certain licensing requirements in order to get started. The cost of business licenses and permits will depend upon the geographic locations within which you operate. Rules vary on home care, medical and staffing and you must consult with an attorney, consultant or business advisor regarding applicable home care, medical and staffing laws or regulations prior to purchasing a franchise from us.
Do I pay ongoing royalties to Qualicare?
Qualicare has on-going royalty fees of 5%. You are not obligated to pay Qualicare any additional fees. This structure harnesses the true “partnership power” of franchising, where the profits of Qualicare are ultimately dependent on the success of its franchisees.
How does the Qualicare territory structure work?
Qualicare offers two levels of licensing: local and regional. Local territories represent a designated area assigned to one franchisee only within the Qualicare network. A regional license has the same assigned territory, but allows the franchisees to sell outside that territory as well, providing where they are selling has not already been assigned to another Qualicare franchisee.