The future is golden for a business in Leitrim

Leitrim business people with strong entrepreneurial skills, passion and drive are being sought by Ireland’s leading home care provider, Home Instead Senior Care, which has a franchise opportunity in County Leitrim.

Leitrim business people with strong entrepreneurial skills, passion and drive are being sought by Ireland’s leading home care provider, Home Instead Senior Care, which has a franchise opportunity in County Leitrim.

In Ireland, there are currently over half a million older people aged 65+ (12% of the overall population. This will rise to 15% by 2020 and 29% by 2050. In addition, the percentage of people aged 80 and older will increase on average by 50% over the next 15 years.

With ever increasing pressures pulling on the purse strings of the public health service, Ireland’s ageing population provides an enormous opportunity for Home Instead Senior Care and their franchisees.

Census figures for older people in Leitrim show that 15 % of the County’s population is over the age of 65. That’s 4,706 older people, and in line with the rest of Ireland this figure is set to rise significantly in the coming years.

“By 2041, there will be more than 1.4 million people in Ireland aged over 65 – three times more than now. This growing number of older people will mean a bigger demand for home care so that older people can stay living where they want to be – in their own homes – for longer” said Ed Murphy, Chief Executive of Home Instead Senior Care in Ireland.

Home Instead Senior Care provides services to older people that enable them to live in their own homes for longer than would otherwise be possible.

Ed Murphy and Michael Kearney opened the first Home Instead Senior Care franchise in Ireland in June 2005 and there are now 17 locally owned and operated franchise offices nationwide. Delivering over one million hours of specialist care at home to older people all over Ireland in 2011,

Home Instead Senior Care is the country’s largest home care provider employing over 2,000 expertly trained CAREGivers.

Explaining why Home Instead Senior Care is a successful business Ed said, “We pride ourselves on delivering the most trusted, personalised and professional care to older people in their own homes. Our CAREGivers and their relationship with, and sensitivity to the needs of their clients are central to the success of our business.”

Mr Murphy continued, “Potential franchisees go through an extensive selection process to ensure we only partner with individuals who share our vision of providing the highest quality care for older people.

“If you are ambitious and want to grow a very successful business and have a genuine commitment to making a difference in your community then Home Instead Senior Care is a golden business opportunity”.

If you are interested in this Home Instead Senior Care Franchise opportunity and providing top quality home care in your community call 1890 930 013 or log on to http://www.homeinstead.ie/Franchise-opportunities.aspx