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Becoming a Health Care Provider: Independent or Franchise?

Independent or Franchise?

In the ever-changing landscape the healthcare sector, aspiring providers often find themselves at a crossroads: should they embark on an independent journey, charting their course with full autonomy, or opt for the tried-and-tested path as a franchisee?

At HLTH Group, we understand the weight of this decision, so let’s delve into the unique benefits each option presents and explore how HLTH Group can help bridge the gap to offer the best of both worlds.

Independent Provider: Forging Your Path

For those who crave complete autonomy and control over their business direction and ethos, the Independent Provider model is an enticing proposition.

Imagine shaping your services directly to meet the unique needs of your clients, without the constraints of a pre-established framework. With HLTH Group, this vision becomes a reality.

Independent Provider: Freedom to Excel and Grow

  • Unparalleled freedom to tailor your services according to client needs, fostering meaningful relationships and delivering personalised care.
  • With support from the HLTH Group – you can opt-in to the systems, documentation and person-led support we offer, that a franchise may offer, while retaining your independence.
  • Significant financial benefits without the burden of upfront fees or ongoing royalties, allowing you to reinvest in your business and community.
  • Industry-leading support and guidance from HLTH Group, ensuring you have the resources and expertise to thrive in a competitive market.

Franchise: Worth It?

On the other hand, the Franchise model offers access to a business model with established customer bases and brand recognition. For some new providers, seeking a somewhat simpler entry into the healthcare sector with robust support systems, this pathway holds some appeal.

Joining a franchise network grants you:

  • Access to a tried-and-tested business model, minimising certain risks.
  • Initial administrative support, including assistance with setup and operational logistics.
  • Established care processes and policies, and brand guidelines.
  • Access to franchise resources

The Best of Both Worlds: Working With HLTH Group

Working with HLTH Group goes beyond the binary choice between independence and franchise. We believe in offering the best of both worlds, combining the autonomy of Independent Provider status with the support structures of a franchise, delivered by the HLTH Group.

When you partner with HLTH Group, you’ll benefit from:

  • Access to our industry-leading HLTH Manage software, and HLTH+ monthly compliance support, ensuring adherence to regulatory standards and mitigating risks.
  • Comprehensive CQC support and bespoke documentation tailored to your specific business needs.
  • Person-led expert support, delivered by former CQC inspectors and healthcare professionals, empowering you to excel as a healthcare provider.
  • A holistic package of support aimed at fostering compliance, excellence, and sustainable growth in the competitive healthcare landscape.

There are pros and cons to either option, and no matter which route you decide to take, HLTH Group offers tailored solutions to meet your aspirations and you can embark on your healthcare journey with confidence.

Contact our team at the HLTH Group to find out more.