Frequently Asked Franchise Questions
Q: How long have you been in business?
A: Griswold Home Care has more than 31 years of experience with an exceptional record of success.
Q: What are your basic financial requirements?
A: $275,000 net worth with $75,000 cash available.
Q: What is different about Griswold Home Care?
A: We are the only Home Care Franchise that refers professional, self-employed caregivers. This allows for lower cost of care to our clients and higher living wages for caregivers..
Q: How do you find good caregivers?
A: To safeguard the happiness and well-being of each client, our proprietary Care Assure screening system refers only the most professional, experienced, and proven caregivers. This system focuses on understanding what families look for in a professional caregiver including identity, integrity, competence and compassion.
Q: What is the role of an owner?
A: Our owners are the face of the business. Daily activities include: fostering relationships within the medical, business and social networks, promoting the business through community engagement, developing a professional caregiver pool, assessing and satisfying client needs and managing overall business activities.
Q: What are staffing requirements?
A: New owners are required to hire a part time care coordinator to help get your business off the ground.
A Once the business has grown to average revenues, a staff will typically include a care coordinator and marketing manager.
Q: How does Healthcare reform affect your business?
A: Using self-employed caregivers eliminates the impact of healthcare reform.
Q: Do you provide any other services?
A: Our primary focus is always on the needs of clients requiring non-medical in-home-care. Demographics indicate a strong market for many years to come. However, we continue to evaluate other service offerings that fit with our mission and client needs.
Q: Do you have plans for International development?
A: Yes, international expansion is on the horizon.
Q: What are the key requirements of becoming a Griswold Home Care Franchisee?
A: The key requirements are:
- Must fit with our culture and mission of giving back and serving a community.
- Have required business acumen and leadership skills..
- Possess the skills, abilities, interest and desire to build relationships and execute a Business to Business and Business to Consumer model.
- Full time and effort.
- Financial viability
- Be a US citizen or have proper documentation for operation of US business.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.