How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Business: *Develop a winning business plan *Market your unique services to families *Create a fee structure *Develop a network of trusted caregivers and service providers *Become your area's top senior care manager

How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Business: *Develop a winning business plan *Market your unique services to families *Create a fee structure *Develop a network of trusted caregivers and service providers *Become your area's top senior care manager

by James L. Ferry
     
 
Everything you need to know to run a profitable, ethical, and satisfying senior care business from your home. Have you ever dreamed of starting your own home-based senior care business? There is no better time to do so, as innovative service-based businesses are increasingly in demand to meet the needs of the burgeoning numbers of seniors. How to Start a Home-Based

Overview

Everything you need to know to run a profitable, ethical, and satisfying senior care business from your home. Have you ever dreamed of starting your own home-based senior care business? There is no better time to do so, as innovative service-based businesses are increasingly in demand to meet the needs of the burgeoning numbers of seniors. How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Business has the tools and success strategies you need to launch and grow your business. An experienced senior care entrepreneur shares his experiences and advice on every aspect of the field. James L. Ferry covers the range of senior care businesses—both those that can be set up by people with special qualifications, and those that can be run by individuals with no formal training. Included are driving and errand-running businesses; check-in care; home care; and insurance-coverage management. He addresses all aspects of setting up your business, provides indispensable guidance on legal and ethical issues, and shows how to become and stay profitable. The book is packed with charts and worksheets, including a: Sample Monthly Business Expense WorksheetBusiness Brochure ChecklistProfit and Loss Calculation ChartIRS Home Office Deduction Qualification ChartSample Guerrilla-Style Marketing Plan

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762750139
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/21/2010
Series:
Home-Based Business Series
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

James L. Ferry began his Geriatric Care Management career in 1992 after earning a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University and working as a social worker and discharge planner for a rehabilitation hospital. He is on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers. In 2003, he established Coaching Caregivers LLC, which offers solutions and support to busy adults with caregiving responsibilities. Coaching Caregivers LLC provides programs, products and services to caregivers who live and work across the nation. A Ph.D. candidate in Social Work at the University at Albany, James lives in Deerfield, Massachusetts.

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