Home Making

Homemaking

Services that help a person manage general cleaning and household activities. There are three homemaker services:

  • Homemaker/cleaning

  • Homemaker/home management

  • Homemaker/assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs).

All homemaker providers may monitor the person’s wellbeing while in the home, including home safety.

CLEANING

Homemaker/cleaning services include light housekeeping tasks. Homemaker/cleaning providers deliver home cleaning and laundry services. The recipient is responsible for the cost and purchase of supplies.

HOME MANAGEMENT

Homemaker/home management providers deliver home cleaning services and, while onsite, provide assistance with home management activities as needed. Home management activities may include assistance with:

  • Arranging for transportation

  • Laundry

  • Meal preparation

  • Shopping for food, clothing and household supplies

  • Simple household repairs.

ASSISTANCE WITH ADL’S

Homemaker/assistance with ADLs providers deliver cleaning services and, while onsite, provide assistance with ADLs as needed. Assistance with ADLs includes assistance with the following:

  • Ambulating

  • Bathing

  • Dressing

  • Eating

  • Grooming

  • Toileting.

TRANSPORTATION AND ERRANDS

HealthMax does not authorize Support Staff to transport clients. Support Staff are likewise not authorized to have possession of the client’s belongings, money, or account information and therefore cannot run errands for said client. HealthMax does allow Support Staff to accompany clients to shop or do laundry.