There isn’t anything called “status“ on the SmartThings platform that you can set. So you probably mean either location.mode or security.mode . Both of those have a value called “home.“
Can you post a screenshot of the rule that you set up that isn’t working? That would help a lot.
Also, what version of the smartthings hub do you have?
Also, the following might help. (The topic title is a clickable link):