BrightStar Care Business Ownership

Are You Ready To Build a Business You Can Feel Great About?

When it comes to senior care, the consumer is yearning for “peace of mind” knowing that their loved ones are in good hands.  With the clinical expertise of BrightStar Care® and dedication to providing superior care, they get that and more.  BrightStar Care provides a plan of care with RN oversight for all of our clients which is the #1 reason why families choose BrightStar.  

BrightStar Care®, ranked #1 Fastest-Growing Women-led Company in 2012 by Wall Street Journal, is a unique international franchise brand that can provide the full continuum of care – including companion care, personal care and skilled care** – answering the call to meet the growing demand in multiple market segments, from children to seniors. 

**State Licensure Dependent

Why BrightStar franchise?

Multiple Revenue Streams / Not Limited to Companion Care - Senior care (non-medical & medical), private pay home health care, and medical staffing.

$1,595,709 Average Revenue* - for franchisees 1st locations open 12 months (* see additional info below and on page 82 & 83 of 2016 FDD, Item 19, Table A.  This figure represents 155 opened by franchisees as their first location that were in operation at least 12 months prior to December 31, 2015) of the 155  agencies 59 (38%) attained or exceeded the average unite revenue.  

$255,791 Average National Account Revenue for franchisees 1st location only opened 12+ months as of December 31, 2015 (see additional info below and on page 92 of 2016 FDD, Item 19, Table F).1 

  *Of the 155 agencies opened by franchisees as their first location that were in operation for a period of at least 12 months as of December 31, 2015, 121 of these agencies were awarded a territory with a population of less than 400,000 people. The average 2015 Total Revenue for these 121 franchise agencies open at least 12 months as of December 31, 2015 is $1,412,604 of which 43 members (36%) attained or exceeded this stated average.

National Accounts – BrightStar has established large national and regional accounts that our franchisees can benefit from.  These national accounts relationships provide additional revenue opportunities for franchisees that are participating in the program.

Joint Commission Accreditation – Our franchisees are required to obtain J.C. Accreditation which is considered the highest standard for health care organizations and earned by many hospitals, doctors’ offices and nursing homes.  This dedication to high standards sets us apart from our competition and provides peace of mind for our clients knowing that their loved ones are being cared for by a professional organization.

1 Even though this information is historical and based on actual information, the Federal Trade Commission requires us to include the following statement: “These figures are estimates only.  If you rely on these figures, there is no assurance you will have the same experienceYou must accept the risk of not generating these same results.”  This information is published in the Item 19 of our 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, along with additional information regarding franchisee average revenues, gross margins, and break even.

The BrightStar Advantage:

  • Proven System – BrightStar has a robust business model and tools to help our owners grow their businesses. 
  • Training – Extensive training program for new owners and boot camp training for designated roles
  • Ongoing Support – Ongoing support from our field operations team providing business coaching & consulting 
  • Exclusive Web-based Software & Business Solution – BrightStar has developed a fully-integrated, proprietary business software designed specifically for the BrightStar franchise model. 
  • Financial Assistance – BrightStar has partnered with financing companies to pre-package SBA loans that are specifically structured for this business model.
  • And much, much more…

What it takes:

No medical or health care background required!  We are looking for people who have strong leadership/ management/marketing/sales backgrounds and a proven record of success. This business is about building relationships with referral sources and delivering excellent customer experiences.  

The total initial investment necessary to begin operation of a BrightStar Agency is from $92,371 to $174,032. *Initial Investment range as stated in the 2016 FDD. 


Business Established: 2002
Franchising Since: 2005
Franchised Units: 317
Company Owned Units: 3
Start-up Cost: $100,000 to $300,000
Total Investment: $92,371 to $174,032
Veteran Hired Since 2011: N/A
Veteran Owned Units: 16
Related Categories
Health Aids & Services
Senior Care
Staffing & Personnel Services

Vetfran Incentives

$5,000 discount off the franchise fee.