Show Notes: Owning an NDIS Franchise

Duration: 00:34:58

Released Date: March 19, 2024

Tania Gomez and Paul Bryan

Guest/s:  Sarah Broad
(Nurse Next Door Perth)
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In Episode 43, join host Paul and Tania as they explore the world of owning an NDIS franchise with special guest Sarah Broad, the owner of a Nurse Next Door franchise in Perth. Sarah shares her journey and insights into the decision to buy a franchise, detailing her background and the reasons behind choosing the NDIS and aged care sector. Explore the benefits of franchise ownership, the support received, and the challenges faced, with practical advice on overcoming obstacles. Gain valuable perspectives on who might be best suited for a franchise venture and Sarah’s aspirations for the future. As the episode concludes, the hosts summarize key takeaways and provide details on how listeners can connect with Sarah. Don’t miss this informative conversation on the nuances of owning and operating an NDIS franchise.

Episode Highlights
00:00 Introduction
01:55 Sarah’s Nurse Next Door Journey
09:33 Buying a Franchise
11:23 Type of Services
12:53 Benefits of Owning a Franchise
16:56 The Practical Application of Being a Franchisee
21:45 Challenges of Owning a Franchise
24:19 Suitability of Franchise Ownership
27:51 End Goal for a Franchisee
30:36 Episode Takeaways
32:51 Contact Nurse Next Door
About the Speakers

Sarah Broad has practised as a Registered Nurse for over 23 years working across a broad spectrum of areas and specialties including Paediatrics, Neonatal Intensive Care, Perinatal Services, Mental Health and Disability. She has seen first hand the unfortunate gaps in the healthcare system and the impact that this has on vulnerable people and their families. She is passionate and committed to keeping older Australians and those living with a disability living at home and being independent and happy for as long as possible.


Tania Gomez is a dynamic entrepreneur with a passion for helping NDIS providers run thriving businesses that deliver exceptional care. With over a decade of experience as a successful business owner, Tania has founded four successful businesses – Provider+, Strawberry Solutions, Tania Gomez Consulting and Jelli Beanz. Her mission is to help providers overcome challenges and achieve real business outcomes. At every turn, Tania brings her expertise, energy, and deep commitment to quality and compliance to help providers achieve their goals.

As an NDIS Auditor since 2019, Tania brings a wealth of experience to her consulting work. In addition to her audit expertise and entrepreneurial spirit, Tania holds several qualifications, including a Master of Education (Leadership), Graduate Certificate of Disability Practice Management, and Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and Diploma of Quality auditing. Above all, Tania is passionate about helping purpose-led businesses move past compliance for compliance’s sake and sees quality as the secret to a sustainable, profitable and successful business that delivers high-quality outcomes to its clients.


Paul Bryan is the Head Coach of Action and Intent, specialising in coaching, training and equipping support businesses in the disability services sector. With 7 years of coaching experience, including 3 focused on the NDIS, Paul is passionate about empowering Australia’s most vulnerable by improving the businesses that support them. 

Through his two coaching programs, Networking Events and Connection Driving Software, Paul helps both entry-level and market leading businesses establish strong foundations and guides growing providers to become people-focused and profitable market leaders. 

Renowned for his practical and informative live workshops, Paul simplifies the complicated and brings practicality to the difficult. 

Having helped numerous providers achieve multimillion-dollar success, Paul’s unique tools and systems are set to empower further growth for providers.

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