Non-Medical Home-Care Business
I want to start a business in
non-medical Home Care. It's a franchise that is based in
Cincinnati, (Home Helper). Can you help me? Where do I begin?
I've an appointment with my local Chamber of Commerce, end of
this month. I'm not sure if there's an agency except VNA which
is Medical. -- Felicia
by Tammy Harrison
I'm not sure what you are asking but I will
attempt to answer based on what you said. If you are interested
in purchasing a franchise you speak of, there are some important
items you must consider. You can find a articles about such at
Power Home Biz Guides http://www.powerhomebiz.com/Index/feature.htm
The other thing you could do is to start your
own "one woman show" business, offering the care that
you speak of. Start with one or two clients a day and build up
until you have enough work to hire additional help.
There are a number of legal aspects for you to
consider. Do you have to have a special license? Is your office
going to be in your home? Is your home on property that allows
for home-based businesses? What type of business do you need to
set up (incorporate, LLC, sole proprietorship, etc.). These
types of items need to be discussed with a local attorney who
specializes in business. You could also go to your court house
and ask questions about what and how to file to begin a
business--I have found a great source of information with my
After those things are taken into
consideration, you can start finding people to help! Best of
luck to you!
the PowerHomeBiz.com Guide:
is a successful home-based working mom for over five years.
She holds a degree from Mizzou in Consumer Economics. Her
business focuses on Marketing and Creativity for Small
Businesses as well as numerous other small businesses.
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