January 07, 2009 // Franchising.com // Omaha, Nebraska – Right at Home, a leading national provider of in-home companion and personal care to seniors and others, announced today that it is ending 2008 with record systemwide revenue figures that surpass $100 million.
"Despite current economic pressures businesses face today, our commitment to strategic growth with the right franchise partners has paved the way for expanding the Right at Home franchise system to more than 150 U.S. offices across 41 states," said Allen Hager, founder and president of Right at Home. "We have maneuvered through the turbulence of the economy and our 2008 results are a clear indication that there is a tremendous need for high quality, professional in-home senior care services across the nation."
During the past year, Right at Home opened 34 locations and expanded into three new states – Alabama, Utah and Oregon. In 2009, the company projects to open an additional 50 locations, putting Right at Home on track to exceed 200 locations by the end of 2009. In addition, the company is looking to expand internationally.
"We continue to add to the staff at the corporate office in Omaha as our system grows. We currently have more than 25 team members working to support our franchise system. All of our employees bring a great wealth of knowledge and experience to the franchise system," said Hager. "Everyone is on board to help execute our growth and operations objectives as we continue expanding Right at Home in prime markets nationwide."
"Growth of the in-home care industry is inevitable and with Right at Home's proven track record in the industry, we will continue to attract investors who are committed to fulfilling Right at Home's mission, to improve the quality of life of those they serve," added Hager.
Right at Home offers a variety of highly personalized and flexible in-home care services at reasonable rates for as little as a few hours per week to as much as 24-hours a day. Services include light housework, meal preparation, medication reminders, shopping and errands, laundry, local transportation, companionship, bathing, and more.
Founded in 1995, Right at Home offers in-home companion and personal care and assistance to seniors and disabled adults who want to continue to live independently. Select offices provide light skilled nursing as well. Right at Home directly employs all caregiving staff, each of whom are thoroughly screened, trained, bonded and insured prior to entering a client's home. All ongoing care is monitored and supervised by more than 150 local independent franchisees. Right at Home's national office is based in Omaha, Nebraska with franchise offices located in 41 states nationwide.