We know that it can be confusing to go through all of the options for healthcare for yourself or a loved one, so here’s some information you should know about home health services.

Home healthcare provides medical treatment for an illness or injury right inside of your home. Home healthcare is one of the best ways to help you recover, regain your independence and become as self-sufficient as possible. Home healthcare can also help you manage a chronic condition, like heart disease or diabetes.

To qualify for home healthcare services, a patient must:

  • Be considered “homebound,” which means that it is considerably difficult for them to leave the home or they have a condition that requires them to stay home
  • Be under the care of a physician
  • Require the skills of a nurse on an intermittent basis and/or require the skills of physical therapy, occupational therapy and/or speech therapy
  • For more detailed information you can CLICK HERE for a guide from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about how Medicare and home healthcare work together

All patients are accepted for care regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, national origin, religion, age or disability.

For eligible Medicare beneficiaries, there are no out-of-pocket costs for home healthcare. For other insurances please contact our office for more information on your eligibility.

Yes. Under Medicare, federal law gives patients the freedom to choose their home healthcare provider. We encourage you to choose Caring Professionals Home Care, and we would be honored to provide care for you or your loved one.

Absolutely. After your doctor refers you to Caring Professionals Home Care for home healthcare services, a Caring Professionals Home Care clinician will visit you in your home to assess your needs. We will then work with your physician to develop your personal care plan, and continue to keep your doctor updated on your progress. If your condition or needs change, we will communicate with your doctor to review your plan of care and make any necessary adjustments.

Home healthcare visits are based on your doctor’s orders, ongoing assessments and your personal care plan. Your doctor and Caring Professionals Home Care will work together to reach the best fit for your needs, and will be able to adjust the number of those visits based on your progress.

Additional Resources

For more general healthcare information on home healthcare, click on the links below

The Official US Government Site for Medicare

Illinois Department of Public Health

National Association for Home Care and Hospice

Health Information Privacy (HIPAA)

Still have more questions? We’re always ready to help.