NursePower Obtains Accreditation for Private Duty Nursing Services

NursePower´s “Private Duty Nursing Services Program” Receives Full Accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Healthcare

NursePower Services (“NursePower”) was recently awarded “Accreditation” by the Accreditation Commission for Healthcare after completing a thorough and extensive evaluation of our Private Duty Nursing Services program.  The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has certified that Nursepower demonstrates a commitment to providing quality care and services to consumers through compliance with ACHC’s nationally recognized standards for Accreditation.

We congratulate the NursePower team for their individual efforts that helped NursePower receive this important Accreditation.  NursePower is proud of this recognition of our commitment to excellence and quality of service we provide to our pediatric patients and their families.

What is the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)?

The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) is a nonprofit accreditation organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986.  The organization has CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice, DMEPOS, and Renal Dialysis Accreditation and is a quality management system that is ISO 9001:2008 certified.  Over the years, ACHC has developed industry-leading accreditation programs, which have positively affected countless organizations.  ACHC is a recognized leader in home health accreditation.  ACHC offers a collaborative survey approach designed to enhance business operations and ensure the highest quality patient care.  Developed specifically for Medicare-certified and Private Duty home health agencies, their realistic standards help providers succeed in meeting the Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and industry best practices.

If you have any questions regarding our Accreditation or Private Duty Nursing Services program, please contact Dan Doherty, Managing Director of Nursepower Services at 708-424-5222, ext. 10.  You may also contact anyone at our office.


Stay safe and stay healthy.


Nursepower Services COVID-19 Notification

On March 21, 2020, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzer issued a statewide “Stay-at-Home” order to slow the coronavirus spread.  On April 23, 2020, Governor Pritzer eased some of the previous order´s restrictions and extended the statewide “Stay-at-Home” order until May 29, 2020.

According to the Proclamation issued by Governor Pritzker, NursePower Services (“NursePower”) is classified as an exempt organization to the “Stay-at-Home” order because we are a Human Services Operation, and a home-based care and services organization.  This exemption also applies to all NursePower staff members.

For your reference, we have provided the exacting wording from Governor Pritzker´s Proclamation that applies to NursePower and our staff members.

“Based on these exemptions, our nurses are authorized to travel to and from work in order to provide services to our clients and children.”

A Special “Thank You” to Our NursePower Family

NursePower is proud of our commitment to providing exceptional nursing care to our children and their families during these challenging times.  Thank you for your hard work, dedication, and exceptional care that you provide each and every day.  Your care and dedication mean a lot to our families.  Our families sincerely appreciate that we are able to continue providing the services their children need and deserve.

We Are Committed to Your Safety

At NursePower, we are committed to the safety of our nurses and families.  During the Covid-19 Pandemic, NursePower will be providing Personal Protective Equipment for all of our nurses and staff members.  As part of our commitment to workplace safety and the safety of our families, NursePower is limiting entry into our offices, exercising workplace social distancing, and abiding by all guidelines provided by occupational health and safety officials.

NursePower´s After-hours Services Remain Open For All of Our Nurses and Families

If you have questions or if you need assistance, simply call 708-424-5222 to speak with a member of our staff.

COVID-19 Testing is Available to all Healthcare Workers

COVID-19 testing is available at several testing locations in the Chicago area for anyone that feels they may have symptoms of the virus, for anyone who may have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, or for anyone who may have been exposed to someone with symptoms of COVID-19.

If you feel that you have the symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, please contact our office as soon as you possible for assistance.

NursePower is working hard to provide a safe environment for our clients and employees.  We value and appreciate our staff´s dedication and hard work during this very difficult time.

Stay safe and stay healthy!