Nurse Next Door Home Care Franchise

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Franchise Buying Tips

Co-founder John DeHart Shares his 1 most important factor to consider when purchasing a franchise. Read more.

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When the Buck Stops Here. And Here.

Can companies with co-CEOs flourish? This New York Times article interviews our co-founders, John DeHart and Ken Sim about what worked and what didn’t when they were co-CEOs of Nurse Next Door. Read more.

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Fox & Friends – Top Companies Hiring This Week

Home Care Franchisor Nurse Next Door featured on Fox News’ Fox & Friends. Watch now.

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Franchise Players: Turning to Franchising for Meaning, Not Validation

Entrepreneur’s Franchise Players column profiles Dan Roda, Nurse Next Door Colorado Springs, CO. Franchise Partner. Read more

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2014 Franchise 500 Rankings

Nurse Next Door Ranked #348 in Entrepreneur magazine’s Annual Franchise 500… Read more

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Canada’s Smartest Company 2014

It takes a smart organization to know when it’s being dumb—even just a little bit. It takes a smarter one to change… Read More

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Covering the Rising Cost of Long-Term Care

A 2013 report by Genworth Financial, an insurance provider based in Richmond, Va., estimates the national median daily cost of a private room in a nursing home at $230 a day… Read more

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Parents and Children Buy Into Franchises

Late one night in January 2012, Paige Palmer called her mother at home, crying. She was entering her final semester as a communications major… Read more

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Home Health Care Growing

After running her own business for 30 years, Fair Oaks resident Lisa Lyles says she wanted her next venture to touch people’s lives… Read more

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OLDER ENTREPRENEURS CALL SHOTS AFTER LONG CAREERS

Calling the shots isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be. But for people above 50, it’s become a more popular choice. Read more…

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A New Spin on Getting Old

The boomer generation changed advertising forever. For decades, marketers have chased this influential group, trying to get their attention and sell to them at every life stage. Now they are approaching retirement, and old age, and upending the standards of marketing to the elderly. Read more…

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Creating a Culture for Care Giving

Oh, the stories they tell, those folks from Nurse Next Door. A home care services company based in Vancouver with about 50 locations across North America, its care givers know there is more to looking after a senior citizen than making sure she has her meds squared away. Read the full article

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Women Embrace Franchising

Lucie Shaw’s story is becoming an increasingly common one – a sign women are slowly making strides in entrepreneurship, especially in franchising. Read More…

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America’s Most Promising Franchise Opportunities

Due to advancements in medicine and technology, Americans are living longer. Boomers, already time-stressed, are trying to do the right thing by letting their parents live in their homes as long as they can. Read more…

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Middle Managers’ Engagement Key to Company Success

It’s a bad day at the office when a company’s founders realize they hate the firm they started and want to quit. It’s even worse when their middle managers not only agree but openly question their bosses’ vision and goals. Read More…

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John DeHart on Fox Business

John DeHart discusses the aging population and Franchise Expansion into the US. Click Here

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Economic optimism grows, but risks remain

Nurse Next Door, a Canadian home health care provider, is fielding 100 inquiries a month from prospective franchisees in the USA, up from 20 last spring. Read more…

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Nurse Next Door Revamps Brand Image

Arif Abdulla cringes every time he sees the same old stereotypical images of seniors sharing a laugh over a cup of tea, watering their flowers or playing chess. As vice-president of marketing and communications for Nurse Next Door, a Vancouver-based home healthcare service provider with locations across the country, Abdulla is aware that today’s seniors see themselves […]

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A business born of their parents’ needs

By Henry Stancu Entrepreneurs John DeHart and Ken Sim put business on hold when the needs of their families – a dying father and an ailing wife pregnant with her first child – came first.

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Employees find greater purpose in top-performing organization

On the surface, it was the perfect organization

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Five Creative Money Saving Strategies

1. Ditch Assign Seating Private offices are an expensive addiction. Ask John DeHart, co-CEO of home health care provider Nurse Next Door. The company reduced office space while expanding from 28 people to 45 at its Vancouver headquarters last year. How? By making all desks available on a first-come, first-served basis. “Even I don’t have […]

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The merits of word of mouth marketing

Nurse Next Door show small businesses how to make use of word-of-mouth marketing Some 10 years ago, word of mouth emerged as a form of guerrilla marketing to help cash-strapped small businesses get noticed in the marketplace. Word-of-mouth marketing aims to generate buzz about a business, with the hope that it will eventually reach those […]

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When Mom Needs a Helping Hand

“The doctors said, ‘We won’t send her home unless you put 24-hour care in place. She won’t be safe.’”

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Inc Magazine Case Study

When a competitor started posting negative comments about their company online, the founders of Nurse Next Door had to decide how to fight back.

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Franchise Uses Web to Defend Its Name

Why invest in a lawsuit to defend your business when you can use social media for free?

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How one company used social media to defend its reputation

When a competitor took to its website and accused elder care company Nurse Next Door of providing shoddy customer service thanks to its franchise model, the founders looked into taking legal action.

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No place like home

An aging population is creating a wealth of business opportunities for home health-care franchise operators

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6 companies where customers come first

Nurse Next Door Vancouver, BC Type of firm: Home health care Customer-service strategy: When this company (nursenextdoor.ca) stumbles, it delivers a “humble pie,” a fresh-baked apple pie accompanied with a note that reads in part, “We are very humbled by our mistake and sincerely apologize for the poor service.”

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