Radfield Home Care franchise discovery sessions launch online amid COVID-19 lockdown

April 6, 2020

Radfield Home Care will be hosting webinars on franchise opportunities during the COVID-19 lockdown and beyond.

Designed to provide a complete overview of the Radfield Home Care franchise opportunity, the new online discovery sessions will be hosted on a one-to-one basis by franchise recruitment manager, Edward Gill.

Other key support team members will also available throughout the session to answer key questions.

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The sessions have been in the making for some time, but have been launched early to help individuals continue their franchise research despite the social distancing measures in force due to COVID-19.

Gill said: “We have designed our online discovery sessions to make it easier for those interested in the Radfield franchise opportunity to find out everything they need to know about what to expect when they join the franchise network; from their daily routine, to the financial and social rewards achievable, and how we will support them to develop a successful home care business.”

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As well as learning more about the business model, franchise offer and support, Radfield Home Care will also identify personalised next step plans to help those interested complete their due diligence and prepare for their new venture.

Franchisor Dr Hannah MacKechnie said: “Operating a care business can be very rewarding but also very demanding. We work with everyone that is interested in joining the Radfield network to ensure they fully understand the commitment as well as the rewards involved.

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“As a franchisor, it is our duty to make sure we are open and transparent with both the positives and challenges of operating a care business so people don’t invest in something that isn’t right for them. Our new online sessions are the first step on this journey of discovery and can help people find out everything they need to know within the comfort of their own home.”


Source: Home Care Insight

Radfield Home Care To Double Workforce In 2020

March 18, 2020

Leading home care franchise, Radfield Home Care is set to double its workforce in 2020, creating up to 250 new jobs across the UK.

With 15 locations already providing over 200 jobs across the UK, the British Franchise Association’s Emerging Franchisor of the Year is set to create dozens of new careers thanks to the growth of existing franchises, the development of the franchise support team and the expansion of its franchise network.

As well as frontline care professionals, Radfield Home Care will create numerous recruitment, administration and management roles in local offices across the country, as well as nationwide franchise support roles based at its National Support Centre in Shrewsbury.

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Franchisor and founder of Radfield Home Care, Dr Hannah MacKechnie explained what the new jobs mean for the network of franchise partners: “Over the coming months, our franchise partners are focused on increasing the amount of care they deliver to older people within their local communities.

Recruitment of high-quality care professionals and supportive office staff is the key way to facilitate this, and it will enable some of our franchise partners to double their turnover. Our recruitment activity is both local and national, which means we are increasing awareness and generating enquiries in all areas of the country to help any future franchise partners considering joining the Radfield network get off to a flying start as well.

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“As our franchise partners develop and our network grows, we also have aggressive plans to expand our national support team both in our National Support Centre and remotely, spending time with franchise partners in their own offices.”

All of Radfield’s franchise employees benefit from the organisation’s Caring for our Carers™ pledge. This bespoke employee-satisfaction scheme focuses on high rates of pay, with many locations accredited by the Real Living Wage foundation and paying at least £9.00 per hour (rising to £9.30 in April), as well as training, CPD and progression opportunities to help its care professionals and office teams develop a life-long and rewarding career in care.

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Radfield’s franchise partners are fully supported with recruitment of both care professionals and office team members by the franchise support team’s marketing manager, Trudie Meredith: “Recruitment is one of the most important aspects of business development for our franchise partners, so it is vital we provide the tools, knowledge and support to help them attract new team members within their local territory. I work with franchise partners on a wide range of marketing activities online, offline and networking events to generate dozens of applications for them. We then support them to ensure their interview process is as efficient and effective as possible to help them improve their recruitment conversion rates of high-quality team members.”

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Radfield Home Care launches educational forums for franchise network

March 2, 2020

Growing domiciliary care franchise Radfield Home Care has launched its new series of educational forums to support employees to drive cultural, compliance and operational change in the care delivered to their local communities.

Radfield’s Care Forums have been developed to provide local care managers and office teams throughout the franchise network with the latest in care management practices.

They are designed to help individual branches to develop their teams of care professionals, delivery high standards of care and keep abreast of the latest regulatory advancements.

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The first of Radfield Care Forums took place earlier and was hosted by the National Office Support Team.

Future events will take place biannually, ensuring new industry and organisational strategies, systems and regulation are consistently embedded into local franchises’ care delivery.

Radfield governance and operations manager Jess Jenkinson said: “The role our networks’ registered care managers, care co-ordinators, field supervisors and other office team members play in the success and direction of our franchise partners’ businesses is crucial.

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“With this in mind, it is really important we support these key employees to understand Radfield’s value and ethos, as well as all of the key metrics to help them maintain sustainable and high quality operations and care delivery. Without office teams sustaining this framework, it is very difficult for our franchise partners to focus on developing and growing their business – the two really do go hand-in-hand.”

Radfield said the new event is the beginning of its larger plan to introduce more networking and educational events for franchise partners in the coming months, as the network continues to grow.

“We strongly believe that giving people a voice and sharing best-practice is what makes any organisation stronger, so developing a constructive annual events calendar and networking tools are at the heart of our future plans,” said Jenkinson.

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“As well as network-wide celebrations and discussions for franchise partners, office team members and care professionals, we are also focusing on niche support based on geography, trading history and other shared characteristics. In short this will mean franchise partners and employees can all learn from one another’s real-world experiences to help drive growth.”


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Radfield Home Care welcomes first franchise partner of 2020

February 1, 2020

Radfield Home Care is expanding into Milton Keynes as it welcomes its first franchise partner of 2020.

Jane Franks, the new owner and director of Radfield Home Care Milton Keynes, joins the business having worked as a HR director for a food franchise in the town, and is also heavily involved in a local children’s bereavement charity.

Having followed the home care sector with interest, Franks was inspired to make a career change after her mum suffered a fall and ended up in hospital.

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“Witnessing first-hand mum’s decline in hospital and the subsequent speed of recovery once she was being cared for in the familiar surroundings of home, gave me the inspiration to set up my own home care business,” explained Franks.

Reflecting on her discovery of Radfield, Franks added: “Having completed extensive research and initially meeting the Radfield team at the National Franchise Exhibition, I narrowed my search and Radfield were at the top of my list.

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“As a family-run business, Radfied had captured in a business the exact quality and ethics I was looking for. The model is truly person centred, helping clients, their families, carers and franchise partners. I could see that senior care was something I could really care about as a business, my business.”

Having recently completed the second phase of the Radfield Runway 20-day training programme, Franks will now begin working with the marketing team to attract her first clients and carers ready for when she begins trading in the coming weeks.

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“I am excited by the potential of the Radfield brand and proud to be able to support the communities that make up Milton Keynes. I am not only passionate about providing high-quality client centred care, but I am also dedicated to providing a great place for our carer professionals to work,” she said.


Source: Home Care Insight

Radfield Home Care to open first franchise in the East Midlands

January 7, 2020

Growing domiciliary care business Radfield Home Care has welcomed its first franchise partners in the East Midlands.

Sam and Jon Adie (pictured) will open a new office in Derbyshire in the coming months, providing care to local residents in Derby, South Derbyshire and Ashbourne.

A former PA of numerous blue chip companies, Sam and her husband Jon, an engineering director, have always had a desire to provide care and support services, but it was when they began sourcing care for Jon’s parents they struggled to find a high quality home care provider.

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“Having had a bad experience finding care for mum and dad, who were being failed by the system, the realisation set in very quickly that there were a lot of poor quality home care providers, and being so far away to help and support, made this extremely difficult. This has driven the need to want to make a difference in the care sector, and raise the quality and standards of care provided. I feel it’s really important to make sure that older people are made more aware of their choices,” Jon explained.

After researching numerous franchise opportunities, Sam recalls phoning Jon at work when she came across Radfield Home Care: “The Radfield family values really stood out. It feels more personal coming into a business at the stage Radfield is at and allows one to one support. The whole team are friendly, supportive and extremely knowledgeable,” she explained.

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“Franchisors Hannah and Alex have always been involved and on hand at every stage of our franchise journey and are extremely friendly and approachable. The ‘quality’ culture shines through and the values the business holds, very much aligns with the core reasons of why we are entering the care sector.”

Sam and Jon have just completed the second stage of Radfield’s 20-day franchise partner training programme, the Radfield Runway, and have recently acquired their office on the outskirts of Derby city centre.

“We are really excited about our new premises in ‘Revive Healthy Living Centre’ in Derby,” said Sam.

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“The close association with other healthcare professionals provides a great opportunity to create synergy across all businesses in the community. Our CQC application is also underway as we focus on appointing an enthusiastic and energetic registered care manager and spreading the word through our social media platforms.”


Source: Home Care Insight

Radfield Home Care creates digital support system for growing franchise network

December 10, 2019

Award winning domiciliary care provider Radfield Home Care has launched a new digital franchise management system for all franchise communication, support and documentation.

The Radfield Internal User System, named Radius, is designed to help franchise partners seek the most from their franchisor’s support systems, network with their peers and access the latest critical documentation.

It is also designed to enable Radfield’s compliance and regulation team to ensure franchise partners are alerted to the latest Care Quality Commission updates – taking the pain of keeping abreast of regulatory updates away from franchise partners.

Franchisor Dr Hannah MacKechnie oversaw the implementation of Radius and paid close attention to its functionality and usability to ensure franchise partners could easily adapt to the new system and benefit from what it has to offer.

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She said: “As the Radfield franchise network continues to grow, we are committed to developing the franchise offering to ensure we continue to provide leading support and guidance to our partners at all stages of the business lifecycle. The new Radius system is a huge step to help us achieve this.

“Franchise partners will feel the impact of Radius before they even start their initial training at the very beginning of their Radfield journey. The system provides new franchise partners with a clear journey, that adapts to their progression, learning and status; providing them with clear tasks to guide them from signing their franchise agreement to providing care to their first clients.

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“Beyond this introductory pathway for new franchise partners, Radius hosts various communication channels to liaise with national office team members and other franchises; training modules for ongoing franchise partner development; support tickets to submit and track queries, suggestions and ideas; as well as all critical documents, policies, procedures and updates. It will become the central hub for franchise partners Radfield Home Care journey.”

Radfield Home Care was announced as the winner of the British Franchise Association’s Emerging Franchisor of the Year 2019 in July.

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Specialising in private care at-home services for the UK’s ageing population, Radfield was selected by the judges due to its demonstrable franchise support systems, ethical business model and community involvement – beating numerous other franchise brands to the accolade.


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Radfield Home Care overhauls retention and wellbeing strategy

November 29, 2019

Radfield Home Care has announced a “complete overhaul” of its employee retention and wellbeing strategy.

The Caring for Carers Pledge, which sets out how the business values its carers and provides a rewarding working environment, has been redeveloped around a new CARE acronym; Culture, Appreciation, Reward and Empower.

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Radfield said the acronym reflects the journey that all of its employees experience – from a welcoming and supportive culture; to the ongoing appreciation and reward for their efforts and achievements; to the “continued empowerment” Radfield provides its employees to progress in both their career and personal goals.

Franchisor Dr Hannah MacKechnie said: “The care sector has a terrible history of under-paying, under-appreciating and under-supporting its workforce. Not only does this generate high staff turnover rates and deter new employees entering the sector, it also has a knock on effect on the quality of care provided to clients. As a result, focusing on looking after our employees, as well as clients, is critical.

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“The Caring for Carers Pledge has been a staple part of Radfield’s recruitment and retention for a number of years, but we have given it a complete overhaul, with the introduction of our new CARE approach at the centre of this. To roll this out nationally, we are working with our franchise partners individually to develop localised strategies to develop their culture, appreciation, reward and empowerment pledge.”

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Radfield said it has been able to keep its staff turnover rates low by investing in quality training, listening to and supporting carers and recognising hard-working carers with ample rates of pay – the majority of Radfield Home Care franchise partners are Living Wage accredited.


Source: Home Care Insight

Radfield creates more franchise opportunities with territory expansion

November 14, 2019

Radfield Home Care has expanded its territories throughout Birmingham to open up future franchise opportunities.

The HSBC Emerging Franchisor of the Year 2019 winner has launched new ‘super territories’ thought out the Birmingham area that, it claims, will offer franchise opportunities with ‘sustainable returns and high levels of social value’.

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The super territories have been developed to include three times the population of standard territories giving potential home care franchise partners a larger pool of clients.

Birmingham was selected as a base for the new territories thanks to its proximity to Radfield Home Care’s national office and the cities transport links.

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The new territories neighbour each other, stretching from Wednesdbury to Martson Green.

Franchisor, Dr Hannah MacKechnie, said: “We wanted to create a unique opportunity for inspiring franchise partners and one of the ways for us to do this was to increase the business opportunity within a given territory. After reviewing various locations across the country, Birmingham was perfect for this.

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“Made up of numerous small towns, each with their own unique cultures and demographics, it meant we could develop multiple super territories in the area each with a healthy mix of different age groups and incomes – essential for a healthy balance of clients and staff.”


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Home care company among best in West Midlands

August 14, 2019

Radfield Home Care – A HOME care provider from Herefordshire and south Shropshire has been named as one of the best providers in the West Midlands.

Radfield Home Care have been listed The Homecare.co.uk Top 20 Home Care Awards 2019 recommended home care providers in each region of the UK after clients, or their relatives, can leave feedback online,

Similar to Tripadvisor for the tourism industry, Homecare.co.uk provides a platform for feedback based on the quality of staff, standard of care received, office management team, dignity of services and value for money.

The awards recognise the top 20 providers in each region and nationally that have the highest user-review rating, with Radfield Herefordshire and South Shropshire achieving an average score of 9.8 out of 10.

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Owner of Radfield, Kiain McKean, said: “I am delighted to be awarded in the top 20 Home Care Providers in the West Midlands.

“My team and I pride ourselves on delivery of care and support we provide to our clients. Exceptional care by exceptional people at the heart of our business.”

Radfield Home Care is the first healthcare company in the UK to become a Certifed B Corp, an ethical accreditation that puts people and the planet above profits.

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The firm’s founded, Dr Hannah MacKechnie, said: “This is the second year in a row we have been recognised in Homecare.co.uk’s Top 20 awards, but it is great to see this year our impact has been felt further with more of our franchise offices being listed.

“This award recognises how Radfield Home Care’s focus on private care services translates into high quality care that clients value in their local community.

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“Recognition across multiple regions as well as a group nationally will only further support our franchise partners as clients regularly review Homecare.co.uk when deciding on a provider.”

By James Thomas

Source: Hereford Times

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Radfield Home Care co-founders Hannah MacKechnie and Alex Green

August 2, 2019

Radfield Home Care is arguably one of the fastest growing domiciliary care providers in the country, having opened 12 franchise offices in just three years.

The family business, formerly named Radfield Residential Home, ran as a care home for 26 years before being transformed into a home care company in 2008. It then started franchising in 2016.

Fresh from winning the Emerging Franchisor of the Year accolade at the bfa HSBC Franchise Awards, brother-and-sister duo Dr Hannah MacKechnie and Alex Green (pictured centre) discuss their inspiration for moving into the home care sector, their ethical approach to franchising and their ambitions to embrace technology, retain a quality workforce and expand their network across the UK.

Congratulations on being crowned the winner of the Emerging Franchisor of the Year Award 2019. How do you feel?

Hannah MacKechnie: It is a fantastic achievement for us and something we are extremely proud of. We deliberately spent a long time developing the model and support systems to ensure it provided a truly rewarding, ethical and supportive opportunity for our franchise partners. Being awarded this accolade proves the commitment we made to doing it the right way has paid off and our franchise model really is a great opportunity for people wanting to enter the sector and give something back to their local communities.

What will this mean for the business going forward?

Alex Green: It gives future franchise partners reassurance that they are joining a network that has been accredited by the UK’s leading franchise association as a unique, rewarding and successful franchise opportunity. It is also another accolade that our clients can depend on, alongside our numerous care awards. All this will help the Radfield Home Care network to grow nationally, providing more care and support, more local jobs and more community engagement.

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Radfield is a family business that started out as a care home, where you both lived. What was it like growing up alongside those residents?

Hannah: It was completely unique. It was like having a big extended family with lots of extra grandparents all living at home with us. The care staff were also very influential in our lives. It gave us a lot of freedom in our childhood, but it also exposed us to how care can be in a small, family environment. It was lovely to have that inter-generational upbringing.

Hannah, you went on to work in the care home yourself. Did your family inspire you?

It was a completely natural progression. I was always helping out – we both were – in the home. And then when I was old enough it was a natural next step to start putting me on the rota. So I worked there through my teenage years and beyond.

You then went onto become a GP and it was there that you saw a gap in the market for home care…

I worked in hospitals in New Zealand for a few years and then completed my training as a GP back in the UK. I was working in practices in Shrewsbury and London and it became clear that there was a real opportunity there. I would get lots of families coming in trying to find good care for their relatives and it didn’t seem readily available. At that time, the shift away from residential care was starting to happen, so more people were choosing to stay at home, and that was the point at which we decided to get involved.

Alex, you previously had a career in finance and the community charity sector. What made you make the move into home care?

I’d done everything I wanted to achieve in the roles I had previously and I thought it was time for a change. Setting up your own business is always an exciting venture and merging Hannah’s medical experience with my knowledge across finance and community organisations seemed like a good fit.

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How long did it take you to get the business idea off the ground?

Hannah: It started when our parents were looking for succession planning for the residential home. They reached out to both of us to see whether we were interested, so that was the starting point. We initially looked at expanding the care home business and that’s when we did our market research and realised it was very clear that the shift in the market was starting to happen, and over the last 10-11 years since we’ve been trading, there has been a dramatic move away from residential care. People prefer to stay living in their own home and then they tend to go straight into a nursing home, or even stay at home and receive end of life care.

Could you tell me about how the business is set up now – how many franchises does it operate?

Hannah: We currently have 12 franchise partners and more in the pipeline, which is great. We have a national office team of 10 people and we’re in the process of recruiting more people to grow that team. So we’re building a strong national office support team for our franchise partners, which will allow us to provide the same level of service with our early franchise partners as we would if we were a much larger network.

Who would you say are your main competitors?

Hannah: In the franchise network, the business that’s most closely aligned to our model is Home Instead, which is obviously a much larger company, but they focus on caring for the elderly in the private marketplace. Obviously, there is a wide range of other franchise brands out there, many of which are American brands. There are also a lot of independent providers that operate locally and often deliver a very high quality service.

How have you seen the home care market evolve since you launched in 2008?

Hannah: The emergence of the franchise brands has been the biggest change that we have seen.

Alex: There wasn’t a national awareness of home care brands when we first launched. Bluebird Care was just launching as we started and they went straight into franchising, whereas we waited for longer. Home Instead was also coming into the market at that time. One of the other big changes has been recruitment. When we first started, the focus was on client attraction and now the focus is much more on carer attraction. Because of the growing demographic, more and more people need care. Yes, there are more competitors out there providing care, but the focus is on who can recruit well, treat their staff well and retain them.

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Hannah: There has also been a big shift in the way technology is used in care. In the last few years, there has been some excellent technology solutions breaking into the sector and that’s fantastic to see. We were saying years ago ‘wouldn’t it be great if we could move to a more paper-light system?’ It’s taken a long time for the sector to embrace that type of technology and see the potential, but now that is really starting to break through.

What do you make of technologies that are used in the home to facilitate caring, such as AI?

Alex: There is a lot of evidence around using AI systems with soft toys to help people with dementia reduce anxiety, as well as virtual reality. Then there’s a lot of smart home technology centred on keeping people safe using alerts to make sure their lifestyle isn’t disrupted by a fall and things like that. I think these types of technologies will grow with time, but it’s still early days. To actually bring in an integrated system into someone’s home that really helps them is quite a complex thing to do.

Hannah: There are a lot of companies out there innovating to bring technologies through and it’s exciting to see, but I don’t think any yet provide a truly joined up service offering, and I think it will be many years before technology – if it ever will – truly disrupt the home care market because the human element is so important.

Going back to the subject of recruitment, what is your group strategy? And how do you retain your staff?

Alex: Our recruitment strategy is to communicate our values, being very clear about what we stand for as a company. In terms of retention, it’s very much about treating our carers as family. This runs through the whole business. Care is an undervalued sector in society, so challenging that has been something we have done from day one. We created our Caring for Carers Pledge that sets out how we value our carers and provide a supportive and rewarding working environment for our entire workforce.

Hannah: We have become Living Wage accredited in many of our branches and that is something we are really keen to push through the entire network where we can. Some areas are more challenging because of market forces, but it’s about recognising the hugely valuable job that people in the care sector do, which is unfortunately undervalued by society.

You were awarded the B Corp certification in 2016. That must have been a proud moment…

Hannah: It was. B Corp is a global movement celebrating ethical business and as soon as we became aware of it we felt that it was a close alignment to what we are trying to achieve. Also, having external validation that we have met that standard of being an ethical business is a fantastic communication tool for our franchise partners who are looking at which company to go with. We are currently the only home care company that has been awarded this accreditation.

Social care and government organisations are increasingly promoting home care as an effective alternative to care homes. Will there still be a place in the market for care homes in 10-20 years’ time?

Alex: I think the market we have seen in the elderly care sector has shifted. Twenty to 30 years ago, people were choosing to go into a residential home before their care needs had actually got to the point where they needed to be in a care home. It was a choice that they made to be more comfortable and have companions around them. That has shifted so people tend to stay at home to the point where they need to be in a nursing home once their care needs have developed or they require end-of-life support. So I think there will always be a need for care homes because it can be a challenge keeping someone at home safely. We can go an awfully long way to keep someone at home for a very long time, but there comes a point where, for some people, they would be better supported in a nursing home.

Hannah: We are seeing a change in the market around more of the supported living services and expanding on the model of sheltered accommodation and making them more of a chosen destination, with greater facilities and activities. I think we will see more of that American-style model coming in where those facilities can be more adaptive, so you can actually stay in that place, but the care can come to you. There will be opportunity alongside housing schemes for home care companies to be the provider of choice.

Have you thought about entering the live-in care space?

Hannah: Yes, we have. We have always been a little bit hesitant, just because of the issues around minimum wage, so it’s not something we have jumped into as we want to be very sure about the legislation around that. It’s something that in time we will look at and I think it will align very nicely with our model.

What do you think of the introductory care schemes that are popping up online?

Hannah: We are concerned because of the lack of regulation. Being a regulated service and knowing what role CQC have in keeping clients safe and ensuring recruitment practices are followed really robustly, that’s what concerns me the most about these unregulated companies that are building their models to skirt around the regulation.

Alex: The benefit of a regulated home care sector is that you have an intermediary between the carer and the client. If there’s a problem, the client can come to the intermediary, who is regulated and has a duty to perform certain actions if something goes wrong. Without that, the client is left on their own to deal with potentially very difficult problems.

Hannah: One of our core values is around advocacy and I think that’s something that gets overlooked, especially with these matching services. Often we look after elderly clients who are quite vulnerable, who don’t have family close by, so we will advocate for the client if they go into hospital for example. Matching services will not be able to provide that continuity of care and those additional extras that are fairly intangible, but have a huge value add.

What are your ambitions for the next five to 10 years?

Hannah: Our ambitions are to continue to grow throughout the UK. So at the moment we have quite a wide geographical distribution of our franchise partners, from Yorkshire down to the South coast, so it would be great to fill in some of the gaps. We are also focused on bringing in high-calibre people as franchise partners who are quality-focused. We want to bring in like-minded people that buy into those values and communicate those through their business.

Alex: We are constantly learning because we are bringing in organisations to help us, so we work with consultants who work with some of the biggest names in the care sector to help us grow. We will continue to learn, improve and develop the offering we can provide to our franchise partners.


Source: Home Care Insight