Q: What is Home Care Seminar and are you a Home Health Care
Franchisor?

A: No. Home Care Seminars is a Consulting Organization for people wanting to get into the Home Health Care Business NC. It is dedicated to assisting qualified individuals start their own business providing non-medical home care.Q: What is Companion and Aide care?A: Companions and Aides assist seniors and others with their activities of daily living (ADLs), which includes bathing, dressing. They are also responsible for meal preparation, medication reminders, light housekeeping, transportation, and a variety of other activities that a person would want or need to do. Best of all, we provide this service where people are most comfortable – in their homes!

Q: Are companion and aide services covered by insurance providers?

A: Through various programs, Medicaid does provide coverage for In-Home Aides. In addition, in some instances long term care insurance will cover non-medical home care.

Q: Is this an expensive business to start? Can I use a home office?

A: This type of business requires minimal start up costs and is ideal to operate from the convenience of your home; in fact, for the first four years, we ran our agency from our home.

Q: Do I need a background in the healthcare industry to start my own
companion business?

A: No. Our start-up kit, training program and support staff will get you up and running quickly and easily.

Q: What kind of licenses or certifications do Companions need?

A: Companions require no formal training or certification in most states. To provide “hands on care”, your state may require you to become licensed.

Q: What kind of people do I recruit to be Companions or Aides?

A: Companions often have prior experience working with other families and seniors. Companions can also be retired nurses who are looking for some part-time work to supplement their income, or mothers with grown children who enjoy nurturing the elderly. Most important, Companions have a desire to help other people.

You will find a ready market of Aides that have provided In-Home care previously and have been trained through state approved organizations.

Q: Do you provide training?

A: Yes. Home Care Seminars will train you and provide you with all the tools you need to start your Home Health Care Business NC. Our recruitment manual and live training program will prepare you for every eventuality you are likely to encounter. Plus, our support staff is available to assist you and answer any of your questions via phone or email.

Q: Will I be able to use your name and trademark?

A: No. We will assist you with picking out a name and offer guidance on the Trademark process.

Q: Will I have a territory and will it be protected?

A: The territory you have will be the area you chose to service. The beauty of Home Care Seminar is that WE ARE NOT A FRANCHISOR, and we do not pigeon hole you into a specific territory. If you feel you would like to grow your business into another geographic region, you do not need our permission, unlike a franchisor who will either sell you another territory, or tell you no outright.

Q: Is there a lot of competition in this business?

A: According to the federal government and the last census, Elder Care needs are going to continue to explode well past 2050. While there is competition in every business, the overwhelming demand for good quality, ethical, home care services will be around for some time to come..

Q: Why should I attend Home Care Seminars?

A: The most comprehensive, in-depth, training for a Home Health Care Business offered on the market today. You will be taught by people that make their living from Elder Care every day! For the past 14 years, we have owned and operated our own Senior Care agency; Helping Hands of America.

Q: What do I get for my money?

A: You will receive extensive 5 day training , Employee Manuals, Policies and Procedures Manual, company forms and letters, employee forms and tests, ongoing telephone and e-mail support for the first year, updated sales and employee techniques. In short, everything needed to own and operate a successful home care business.

Q: Are payment arrangements available?

A: Yes, a non-refundable down payment of 50% (to secure training slot and printed company materials) is due two weeks prior to the seminar you wish to attend. The remaining balance is due the first day of training. We accept Wire Transfers, Cashiers Checks, VISA, MasterCard and AmEX. If you are paying with a credit card, we do charge an additional 4% to cover the transaction costs.

Q: How much money will I make?

A: Your company’s profit is based on a variety of factors. The profit factors include, but are not limited to; how much you pay your employees, how aggressively you market and advertise, pricing structures, customer service and satisfaction, and your dedication in making your business a success.

Q: How soon will I start making money?

A: This depends on your dedication in making your business a success. Once training is completed you will be ready to open and operate within 1-2 weeks.

Q: Do I need experience?

A: Absolutely not! However, you will need training and guidance to make your new endeavor a success. Our professionals are available to assist you with questions or concerns regarding all aspects of your new business.

Q: What kind of Business License do I need?

A: Business license requirements vary state to state.

Q: Do the employees need to be certified?

A: That will depend upon the type of company you start and the levels of service you provide. If it is a Companion Agency, then chances are no, your employees will not need to be Certified. If it is an In-Home Aide Agency, then your state MAY require that they be certified as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Q: How do I obtain my employees and clients?

A: There are many avenues to pursue for obtaining employees and clients. In training you will be given INEXPENSIVE and in some cases even FREE avenues for such matter.

Q: Is this service only for seniors?

A: No. There are many directions you can take your business. Your clients may include seniors, new mothers, plastic surgery clients, rehab patients,etc. Once on board we will provide many more profitable ideas.

Q: Where do I receive my training?

A: You will receive your Home Health Care Business training in Raleigh, North Carolina at our corporate headquarters.