In 2013, Caring Brands International was developed and launched as a future-facing healthcare enterprise to address the global shift that has begun. The first acquisition in September 2013 under the enterprise umbrella was Bluebird Care in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. In September 2014, Just Better Care, operating in Australia, joined the family of care franchise brands under Caring Brands International.
Today, there are three market-leading franchise care brands with more than 300 franchise owners operating in 530 locations in seven countries. Together, they provide services to over 200,000 people annually and generate nearly one billion dollars US in combined system-wide sales.
Based in the continental United States, Interim HealthCare Inc., founded in 1966, is a leading national franchisor of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing. Franchisees employ nurses, therapists, aides, companions and other healthcare professionals, who provide 25 million hours of home care service to 190,000 people each year, meeting a variety of home health, senior care, hospice, palliative care, paediatric care and healthcare staffing needs.
Founded in 2004, Bluebird Care has more than 180 franchise locations operated by over 150 franchisees and provides non-medical care services in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Bluebird Care is headquartered in Petersfield, Hampshire, England. Bluebird Care provides over 4.5 million care visits at home every year, which translates to 12,500 care visits to over 6,300 customers each day.
Just Better Care, founded in 2005, is based in Manly, New South Wales, Australia, and is a well-known franchisor of in-home non-medical and medical care services throughout Australia. The company has one corporate operation and over 30 independently owned and franchised operations across Australia, including in New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland.