Guardian Homecare

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Franchise Description :

Guardian Homecare Franchise

Finance:Yes, through a third party
Home:Yes
Part Time:Yes
Contact Name:Guardian Homecare Ltd
Address:

7 The Courtyard
Campus Way
Gillingham
Kent
ME8 0NZ

Phone Number:

+441634-265XXXClick number to show

Membership:Regular

Category:

Guardian Homecare is a sector leader in health care provision and supply services to clients across Essex, Kent and Lancaster. Care is given via public and privately sourced contracts covering live-in support for the elderly, chronically-ill or mentally disabled, respite care, overnight care (as sleeping or waking nights), reablement packages for those needing greater input and ongoing support for adults and children with complex or specialist needs and end-of-life care.

With a mission to provide client-focused, community-based care of the highest calibre, that both promotes and encourages independence, dignity and personal choice, Guardian Homecare, as a member of the United Kingdom Home Care Association (UKHCA), strive to always put their services users at the forefront of all decision making processes.

Accountable, transparent and open-minded, Guardian Homecare aim to continuously improve services, build trust with clients and uphold their reputation as an industry innovator by being the voice of their services users and the shoulder on which they can lean. Made up of dedicated staff, each local Guardian Homecare office is managed by a CQC-registered professional who is responsible for a team of care co-ordinators and admin staff, and field-based assessors.

Care Franchises

Residential Care Homes

According to the UK governments care homes study 30th November 2017 the care homes sector is worth around £15.9 billion a year, with around 410,000 residents. They calculate that there are 5,500 different care service providers in the UK operating 11,300 care homes for the elderly. Approx 95% of their beds are provided by the independent sector (both for-profit & charities ). Government local authorities generally commission care services from independent care providers. On average the cost for a self-funder in 2016 was £846 per week (nearly £44,000 per year), while Local authorities paid around £621 per week.

Domestic Care

UKHCA estimate that total local authority expenditure on domiciliary care services in the UK in 2014/15 was £3.9 billion. As personalisation or self-directed support policy progresses nationally,the uptake of direct payments has increased. UKHCA estimate that totallocal authority expenditure on direct payments in the UK in 2014/15 was £1.5 billion. There has been a trend in England over recent years for NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) to purchase social care and health services from the independent and voluntary sector. In 2014/15 total CCG expenditure on non-NHS care services was £2.3 billion. At this time we do not have more detailed expenditure analysis available or domiciliary care specific expenditure data. Data on expenditure by people who self-fund their care is sparse. UKHCA estimate that expenditure on domiciliary care by self-funders in 2014/15 was £713 million.

With this very large and apparently growing sector there are many different opportunities to start a business with a domestic & care home franchise, providing care in peoples homes via a home care franchise or domiciliary care franchise or setting up a residential care home franchise business.

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