Includes guidance on both the
financial and educational aspects of running a home-based day-care program, and tips for
successful business management as well as advice on caring for children. Suggestions for
establishing and maintaining a home-based business, communicating effectively with
children, and remediating potential problems are also included.
A child care service makes an
ideal home based or part-time business. Start-up costs are low. You do not need an office.
You do not need any costly special equipment. All you need to get started is an approved
facility and a desire to succeed. Here is the manual you need to be successful in this
highly profitable segment of the service industry.
All "How to Start a
Home-Based Business" series of books include: The scope of the business; Self
assessment: is this business right for you?; Writing a business plan; Managing the Money:
Accounting and bookkeeping information you need to run a financially healthy business;
Ethical, legal, and licensing issues; Marketing best bests; Internet strategy; As your
business grows: do you stay small, expand, or sell?
If you excel at helping others,
start a senior health-care business, tending to seniors in their homes or in your own
facility. If you enjoy varied activities and can easily multitask, consider a
transportation or errand service for homebound seniors. Light housekeeping, cooking,
shopping, fitness training and other services are also urgently needed. No matter what
kind of senior services business you want to start, this guide will put you on the road to