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Sarah Adult Day Services Franchise Information
Sarah Adult Day Services Franchise Start-Up Costs|
• Liquid Capital Required
• Total Capital Investment
$260,000 - $280,500
SARAH Adult Day Services. As the population grays and lives longer, the demand for the care of the elderly has grown and risen in importance. Meeting their special needs is one of the fastest growing businesses. SARAH Adult Day Services, Inc. offers you a rewarding opportunity to become part of this expanding industry and personally enrich your life as you help the elderly restore a sense of dignity and vibrancy to their lives.
Founded by Dr. Merle Griff, a gerontologist who is a leading expert in the process of aging, Sarah Adult Services has earned the respect of the healthcare field. Its widespread recognition has not only helped it to grow quickly but also earned it the trust of its clients' families and the local community. Much of SARAH Adult Day Services, Inc. success is due to the development of SARAHCare, a special program that has made SARAH Adult Day Services, Inc. a leader in caring for the elderly.
As you review this franchise opportunity, you will discover the rewards and satisfaction that those who are a part of SARAH Adult Day Services, Inc. already know- the pleasure of both running a successful business and making a difference in your community.
The elderly is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population.
As their numbers grow, their families require help caring for their special needs. However, the elderly have resisted entering institutions full time, which means adult day services is poised perfectly to assist the elderly as they continue to live at home.
Families are considering adult day services now more than ever for their parents and grandparents. And, the government is willing to assist families with care giving at home.
Becoming Part of the Sarah Adult Day Services Extended Family.
SARAH's training program will teach you the skills needed to confidently handle every aspect of running a SARAH Adult Day Services, Inc. center. The training will provide an in-depth understanding of the program in an intensive two-week seminar. Specialists will offer personal instruction in issues of care giving. Nutrition, behavior issues, therapeutic activity planning, and health issues will be covered by licensed professionals. The skills learned in training will be practiced and perfected in real-world situations at active SARAH centers. Special issues in care giving such as dementia and falls at the center will be further explored in training films.
Just as much attention is given to business operations as to care giving. The entire business of running a center is covered in detail, including such aspects as operations, management, personnel, marketing, and relating to stakeholders. Our training program gives you the necessary business expertise to make care giving your first concern.
Training extends beyond the classroom to support during the lifetime of your SARAH center. SARAH staff's first priority is to know you and your particular concerns. Through lengthy telephone consultations and site visits, the SARAH staff will build a close working relationship with you. The advisory staff consists of people who have run adult day service centers themselves. They will be able to quickly identify with your concerns and draw on their practical knowledge to give relevant and effective advice. Because the advisory staff also operates centers, they share in your enthusiasm and your success. The staff's sincere interest in you and your center will make you feel welcome as a member in SARAH's extended family.
Most franchises focus on showing you how to create marketing hard copy such as brochures, press releases, and newspaper ads, but SARAH Adult Day Services, Inc. knows that the greatest source of business is the building and maintaining of relationships. SARAH's marketing program shows you how to build your referral business, particularly to professional sources of referrals such as physicians and other health care providers. The marketing program will teach you the best method to approach healthcare providers and build your relationship with them after that first meeting. As part of the marketing training, you will have the opportunity to participate in a marketing visit to a health professional's office. The program further explains how to maintain those professional relationships in order to continue receiving referrals. The marketing program also will address how to build word-of-mouth recommendations from families and to better your reputation in the community.