General Questions

“Home healthcare” describes a range of healthcare services provided in your home. There are many reasons why people may need healthcare services at home. Some are recovering from surgery, or have a chronic condition or disability that requires at-home healthcare services. Others could use some assistance with activities of daily living.

Advantage Home Healthcare is a leading provider of healthcare services at residences located throughout the greater Chicagoland area.

Advantage Home Healthcare offers a range of services to the elderly in the comfort of their own homes. We provide nursing care for short-term or ongoing care needs, ranging from basic wound care after surgery to complex, high-tech care. Our rehabilitation and therapeutic services include physical, occupational, and speech therapy. We also provide assistive care services that help clients with self-care needs and household tasks so they can continue living independently at home. Advantage specialty practices include Home Health, Adult Nursing, Assistive Care, and a range of specialty clinical pathways.
Advantage coordinates and accepts reimbursement from virtually all health insurance companies, including Medicare, Medicaid, veterans benefits, workers compensation, other government programs, private health insurance, long-term care insurance, auto insurance, and HMOs. We also accept private pay.

Our goal is to give you added peace of mind by simplifying the process. We have reimbursement specialists who can handle all the paperwork for you, contact payors to determine levels of home health coverage, and then bill the appropriate plan directly. We also help in accessing reimbursement from long-term care insurance providers.

We believe our clients and their families deserve home healthcare delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability. We take these values to heart, and they guide our work every single day.
Your care is the result of a deep, companywide commitment to meeting the highest professional, ethical, and safety standards. Every care professional on our team is supervised by a registered nurse (RN) clinical manager. We also voluntarily submit to rigorous quality and safety reviews by the Joint Commission, an organization recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that ensures and then accredits an organization’s commitment to meeting the highest performance standards.
Advantage Home Healthcare verifies work history, credentials, and references and performs thorough background checks. Our healthcare professionals also undergo an in-depth interview process, written testing, and hands-on skills assessments before hire, and annual skills assessments with ongoing training and supervision after hire. They must also demonstrate a commitment to delivering care with compassion, excellence, and reliability.
Yes. We can provide services up to 24 hours a day and there is always a local on-call manager who can answer your questions and address any concerns after hours. The on-call manager also provides around-the-clock clinical support for your care professionals while they are providing care in the home.
To find out what Advantage Home Healthcare services are available in your area, or to talk to a member of our team, contact the office nearest you. We’re available 24 hours, 7 days a week to answer any questions you may have.
Adult Care Questions

First, your Advantage registered nurse (RN) clinical manager or primary clinician visits you to assess your needs. We work with you, your physician, and your family caregivers to create an individualized plan of care for you. We identify the healthcare professionals whose experience and skills best match your needs. Your RN clinical manager or primary clinician orients your care team to your needs and makes regular in-home supervisory visits. Over time, we continually reassess your needs and update your care team’s training accordingly so they can continue to provide you with exceptional care.
Our caregivers are experienced, compassionate home healthcare professionals that include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, medical social workers, home health aides, certified nursing assistants, homemakers, companions, and others. We take great care in matching your unique needs with the right care professional. You also have a team of managers who supervise your clinical care, schedule your services, and ensure your satisfaction.
Our registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) provide many kinds of services, ranging from very basic recovery care to ongoing and complex high-tech care. Some examples include: wound care, catheter care, cardiac care, and tracheostomy and ventilator care. Depending on your needs, we can provide nursing care up to 24 hours a day.
We provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy for clients who need to regain strength or functioning after an injury, surgery, or illness, as well as for clients with ongoing therapy needs.

We take extra steps to ensure clinical excellence and safety, including rigorous hiring practices, ongoing supervision of our healthcare professionals, training and education that exceeds industry standards, 24-hour clinical support, and a commitment to our core philosophy. We also provide a more comprehensive range of services that is able to support each client’s diverse and changing care needs.

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We want to hear from you and answer any questions you might have. You can also review answers to frequently asked questions about home healthcare and Advantage Home Healthcare. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer any questions you may have.
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