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 TLC’s, 16 Step Home Care Start Up Plan. Designed to accelerate your success

1. Create a Business Plan

1. Create a Business Plan

Starting a new business in any sector involves a lot of initial planning and consideration. Put time, effort and attention into the early preparation and your business is more likely to succeed and grow exponentially. You may wish to start by considering your career background, your qualifications for adult care and any existing connections you can utilise, for example with suppliers or potential clients A comprehensive business plan will help ensure success in the long term, aid you in securing funding if needed and assist you with organising your time. With this in mind, you may wish to have support…

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Support to complete the Business Plan

From £295 (excl. VAT)

2. Determine Start Up Costs & Cashflow

2. Determine Start Up Costs & Cashflow

Start Up Costs The support will be centred on CQC requirements or tailored to your specific needs. Help to analyse likely costs Consider the timing of costs and likely receipts from first customers Prepare a simple cash-flow Identify any funding needs to support the early stages Support can be provided via the phone or email or a face to face meeting if preferred.

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Support to analyse start up costs and prepare a cash-flow

From £595 (excl. VAT)

 

3. Recruit Your Registered Manager

3. Recruit Your Registered Manager

  As part of your Business Plan, you may have decided that you will be the Registered Manager, either with existing or future qualifications. Alternatively you may decide to recruit a Registered Manager and this position is likely to be key to the success of your business in the early stages. Your time, resource and recruitment expertise may be limited. Recruiting talent in care is challenging and recruiting a Registered Managers that shares your values, commitment and work ethic can be very challenging, It is therefore a worthwhile investment to use recruitment experts who understand the market, the needs and…

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Search and recruit a Registered Manager

From £1495 (excl. VAT)

4. Obtain CQC Policies

Domiciliary Care Policies and Procedures (over 130 available) that are researched and written to meet all the regulatory, legislative and good practice guidance within the Health and Social Care sector in England. Policies & Forms created by leading knowledge experts Quick and simple to use Easy to follow manager’s notes detailing how to personalise and adapt the policies. The package includes Full set of policies and procedures Policy update service Full set of forms and templates Employee Handbook FREE Updates and Form templates: Free Updates for a Year – The update service is FREE for up to a year when…

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Care Quality Commission (CQC) compliant policies

£995 (excl. Vat) or £99 (excl. Vat) per month

Register With The CQC

Register With The CQC

Help to complete the application form | First Visit £725 (excl. VAT) CQC registration advisers who are highly qualified, experienced and are able to mentor and coach you through the registration process. This service includes: Provision of advice and information on both business and service requirements for companies setting up as a care provider. Advice and support with policies and procedures, staff training and all aspects of development and growth of your business. Fully explain and assist you in understanding the CQC outcomes and regulations Preparation for the initial CQC registration visit. Our aim is to ensure your registration is…

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Training

Training

The Care Certificate Package £425 (excl. VAT) Any staff you hire must complete CIS training and gain a Care Certificate (if they’re new to the care sector). The Care Certificate pack has been designed to be easy to follow and accessible for both the trainer and the trainee. Written by users for users, we have made our packs more manageable by dividing the core units into 3 x 1 month sections making modular learning much easier. The Benefits of The Care Certificate Package Designed by users for users Work books included in the price Includes observation guidance for assessors Includes…

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Get HR Advice

Get HR Advice

HR Documentation and Start Up Support From £425 (excl. VAT) HR documentation is the written and retained record of employment events in line with Employment Law. We work with clients ensuring they understand all that is needed and that both employer and employee are treated fairly and professionally. We will cover everything to include contracts, handbooks, bespoke templates, formal letters and software and employment law legislation.

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Find a Bookkeeper

Find a Bookkeeper

Bookkeeping and Cash Management Support From £30 per hour (excl. VAT) You take care of business and let a bookkerper take care of the books!

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Care Management Software

Care Management Software

Rostering | Care Plans | Call Monitoring | HR | Interface to payroll and invoicing From £9 per employee per month (excl. VAT) Avoid endless texts and out of date spreadsheets. Select Software that lets you see all aspects of your care business in one place. Rostering & Care Worker Management Care Plans Call Monitoring Compliance Records Human Resources (HR) Carer and Family Apps

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Select Financial Software

Select Financial Software

We recommend Xero Accounting Software with Xero Payroll as an optional extra From £20 per month (excl. VAT) Get your books done faster – Xero can automatically handle tasks that used to take up all of your time. From importing bank transactions to sending invoice reminders, it’ll do the work for you. Feel confident in your numbers – It’s easy to get a snapshot of how your business is tracking. You can also invite your accountant or bookkeeper so they’ll ensure you meet all your tax obligations. Look after your staff with Xero Payroll. It’s fully integrated with Xero Do…

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Facilties? Looking to acquire or develop a new home home

Set Up Website

Set Up Website

Website Website, SEO and Digital Marketing Support Competitive Quote Your website should be focused on generating results through measurable leads. Customise your website landing page. Maximise your effectiveness using targeted Pay Per Clicks (PPC) campaigns. Use tools and techniques to make Google, Bing and Facebook work for you.

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Care Agency Insurance

Care Agency Insurance

12. Care Agency Insurance Domiciliary care insurance is a specialist area, requiring expert assistance Competitive Quote We work with a leading care specialist insurance broker Public Liability Employers Liability Professional Indemnity Medical Malpractice Treatments Liability

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Recruit Care Workers

Recruit Care Workers

Recruit Care Workers Hiring qualified, trustworthy, friendly and reliable care workers is crucial Domiciliary Care | Adult Care – From £525 (excl. VAT) Hiring qualified, trustworthy, friendly and reliable care workers is crucial to the success of your home care agency. We can help with a targeted, cost effective recruitment strategy.

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Uniforms

Uniforms

Uniforms Polo shirts, carers’ tunics and comfortable work trousers for men and women. Competitive Quote Carers tunics are manufactured with infection compliant material for extra peace of mind. The care assistant uniforms are ideal for care companies requiring a consistent look for their staff. Find various colour options on offer plus various styles for men and women. Get your care uniforms embroidered with our uniform personalisation service for that perfect finishing touch to your carers uniform and healthcare tunics.

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Market & Secure Clients

Market & Secure Clients

Market & Secure Clients Digital Marketing | Client Marketing | Referral Marketing From £495 per day (excl. VAT) Use messages that increase visits to your website and are consistent across all marketing channels Maximise the effectiveness of your website in converting visitors into enquiries Help you convert enquiries into paying customers Maximise the number of enquiries received and converted Integrate recommendations effectively into your existing processes Use evidence of the good work you do to win new business. Encourage your staff, customers and contacts to help you win business

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Ongoing Business Support

Ongoing Business Support

Growth | Profitability | Cash Generation | Customer Services From £495 per day (excl. VAT) Talking to organisations in the Care Sector has provided an overview of many of the common barriers to growth for domiciliary care business Difficulty in recruiting Care Workers or Managers Insufficient Private Pay Clients Overwhelming paperwork Inefficient software systems Shortage of resource Lack of Management Bandwidth However we understand that each domiciliary care business is different.

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Request assistance in any of the above areas or see how we can help you with an integrated solution combining

Policies

CQC compliant policies to support your business 

People

Advisors to help you along each step of your journey

Software

Software to support operational process and drive efficiency