Maximum's Services

Skilled Services in the Home

Maximum Home Health Care provides Skilled Nursing, Therapy, and Social Work services in the greater Chicagoland area. Maximum Home Health Care is proud to be JACHO and Medicare/Medicaid Certified. These certifications demonstrate our commitment to quality healthcare. 

 

Our skilled staff provide treatment and care for a large aray of conditions and diseases. A patient who is seeking skilled home health care must meet the conditions below:

 

Required Conditions:

 

Be confined to the home (homebound).
 
Be under the care of a physician.

 

Receive services under a plan of care established and periodically reviewed by a physician.
 
Be in need of skilled nursing care on an intermittent basis or need physical therapy or speech therapy.
 
Have a continuing need for occupational therapy.
 
 What Is Homebound?
 
This does not mean the patient must never leave their home. In general terms, a patient is considered
“home bound” if they:
 
Have a medical condition or an injury that restricts their ability to leave their home unless
they use an assistive device (crutches, cane, wheelchair, walker);
 
Require the use of special transportation
 
Require the assistance of another person, or leaving their home is not medically advised
 
Patients may leave their homes occasionally; for church services, hair dressing, attending a family
functions while being driven in a vehicle by another person.
 
Absences from the home to receive medical treatments are also allowed, such as:
 
attending adult day centers to receive medical care.
 
kidney dialysis.
 
chemo/radiation therapy and outpatient physical therapy, including whirlpool therapy.
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