Good Oaks Franchising


Dorchester and Weymouth in Dorset

This Month’s Home Care Territory Spotlight is Dorchester and Weymouth in Dorset.


Dorchester is the county town of Dorset, with a high proportion of elderly people (22.4% of residents were age 65 or older, compared to 16.4% for England as a whole). It is home to Dorset County Hospital, and is where Dorset County Council are based.

Just seven miles south of Dorchester is Weymouth. In the 2011 census the town’s population was 52,323, with a metropolitan population of 71,083 (2016).[2] The town is the third largest settlement in Dorset after the unitary authorities of Bournemouth and Poole.


The Home Care Start-up Opportunity


Dorchester and Weymouth is an excellent opportunity for a start-up home care franchise. Coupled with attractive demographics, large populations, and good transport links across the territory, the unique closeness to Good Oaks’ HQ gives some serious advantages:

  • Carer training taken care of by the dedicated in-house trainer in Head Office in Poole, saving time, money and office space needed for local training facilities
  • Support and advice only 45 minutes away, allowing us to be even more responsive to both urgent and non-urgent enquiries
  • Cross-pollination of client and job-seeker enquiries online and through local reputation
  • Local knowledge of Local Authority contracts

Why Start-up a Good Oaks Home Care business in Dorchester and Weymouth?


Dorchester and Weymouth are above average for the proportion of people over the age of 65, and aging. It is a retirement hotspot, as well as having concentrated populations to hire quality staff from.


With Good Oaks operating in the county for over seven years, our reputation as a leading quality care provider has cemented. We regularly receive interest from Dorchester and Weymouth for both jobs and packages of care


Free in-house carer training included as part of the franchise agreement – a first in home care franchising. This saves you time as well as thousands of pounds each year, so you can focus on building and leading your business.

Demographics - Home Care in Dorchester and Weymouth

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