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BrightStar Care

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$5,000 discount off the franchise fee.
At BrightStar Care® we have the honor to serve families and enrich the lives of their loved ones. You can too while enjoying 5 revenue streams providing multiple growth opportunities. BrightStar Care provides a full continuum of care from children to seniors, staffing and more.

Gurnee, IL
United States

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Senior Care
Staffing & Personnel Services
Health Aids & Services
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Are You Ready to Build a Home Health Care Business You Can Feel Great About?
BrightStar Care has proven to be both pandemic and recession resistant by providing skilled and non-skilled in-home health care and medical staffing. Our franchisees improve the health and quality of life for their clients while easing the caregiving burden on their loved ones.

With BrightStar Care you’ll separate yourself from all others in this competitive space by providing A Higher Standard of care with access to revenue opportunities uniquely available to the BrightStar Care network.  The Joint Commission, a nationally recognized healthcare standards organization that accredits renowned facilities like the Mayo Clinic, has named BrightStar Care an “Enterprise Champion for Quality” for the tenth consecutive year.  As the only home care company to receive such a distinction, many opportunities are available to our franchisees.  In addition to providing a full continuum of award winning skilled and non-skilled in-home health care we’ve also developed National Account relationships to drive referrals to your business in areas such as:

  • Commercial Insurance
  • Workers Compensation
  • COVID Testing including airlines, airports, manufacturing plants, offices and more
  • Clinical Trials – We’re providing nurses to one of the nation’s largest vaccine trials
  • Access to National Accounts and medical staffing including Military and VA

Nurses and caregivers are the difference maker in our business.  BrightStar Care has more "Best of Home Care" awards than any other brand, further instilling our commitment to a high-quality, full continuum of care across our entire franchise system.  With a retention rate three times the national average, we and our franchisees strive to be the employer of choice with creative ways to retain the best and the brightest members of our team.


Ideal Candidate

No medical or health care background required! Over 70% of our owners have no healthcare background. This business is about building relationships with your team and referral sources to deliver A Higher Standard customer experience.

Attributes of the Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong management and/or marketing or sales background
  • Comfortable managing multiple tasks in the ever-changing medical industry
  • Ability to inspire and lead a team
  • Appreciation for the nurses and caregivers on the front line providing essential services  
  • Most of our franchisees have had a personal experience with home care
  • Possess the desire to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve every day
  • Outgoing personality
  • Goal & process oriented
  • Ability to follow a franchise system
  • Medical background is welcome but not required

Training And Support

The BrightStar Advantage:

  • Proven System with nearly 20 years in this industry
  • Extensive multi-week training program for new owners and boot camp training for designated roles
  • Ongoing support from our field operations team providing business coaching & consulting
  • Proprietary Software & Business Solution Technology-BrightStar has developed a fully integrated platform to simplify your business operation with full mobile capabilities for your team of caregivers
  • And much, much more...


Latest BrightStar Care News

BrightStar Care Names Andrew Ray as Chief Operating Officer

BrightStar Care, a nationwide home care and medical staffing franchise known for providing the highest standard of quality in-home care, announced today that Andrew (Andy) Ray has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. After successfully operating two of his own BrightStar Care agencies in Mesa and Gilbert, Arizona, he is taking the next step in his career by entering the BrightStar Care C-Suite. Ray will assume the position of Chief Operating Officer beginning October 17, 2022. 

BrightStar Care Ranked Among The Fastest Growing Private Companies on the Inc. 5000 Annual List

BrightStar Care, the leading home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 365 locally owned and operated locations nationwide, revealed today that it made the annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent businesses. BrightStar Care ranked No. 4718 on the Inc. 5000 list and had three-year revenue growth of 89%, according to Inc.