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Home Health Services

home health nurse and patient at palos hospitalWhether you’re experiencing a new or chronic health condition, recovering after surgery or living with a disability, you feel most comfortable getting medical and personal care in the privacy of your home. Choose Palos Community Hospital’s Home Health Care program for professional, trustworthy staff and comprehensive services that help you stay safe, function better and improve your health in the place you know best.

Licensed, Certified, Trustworthy Care

You can trust Palos to protect your well-being because we’re state licensed, Medicare certified and accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s largest, most established accrediting agency in health care. We’re available 24/7 to residents of Cook, Will, Kendall and DuPage counties, so care is available when you need it most.

Who Benefits From Home Care?

Ask about Palos home health services for yourself or a loved one who is:

  • Recovering after medical treatment at any hospital, including Palos, or a skilled nursing facility
  • Dealing with a serious health condition
    • Cancer
    • Chronic pain
    • Diabetes
    • Diseases of the heart, kidneys, liver or lungs
    • Wounds and ostomies
    • Neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke or multiple sclerosis
  • Managing a physical or mental disability

Find out whether home health care is right for your family if you’re caring for an aging parent or relative.

Comprehensive Home Health Services

When you begin home care, a dedicated nurse case manager works with your family, physician and current caregivers to develop a personalized plan that provides the home care services you need most. You and your loved one get access to:

  • Behavioral health services – Help you manage relationships, emotional issues and mood disorders, such as depression
  • Diabetes education – Teaches you how to prevent complications of the disease and stay as healthy as possible
  • Hospice care – Improves your quality of life as you experience a terminal illness
  • Nutrition services – Advise you on eating well, so you feel better
  • Pain management, palliative and supportive care – Complements medical treatment by making you more comfortable physically, emotionally and spiritually
  • Private duty care – Assists with bathing, grooming, dressing, light housework, meal preparation and other everyday tasks
  • Rehabilitation and therapy – Builds skills used in moving your body, speaking and fulfilling daily responsibilities
  • Wound care – Treats bedsores (pressure ulcers), diabetic foot wounds and more

Discover how you benefit from Palos’ program, and trust us to prioritize your safety and security.

Contact Us

To request home care or learn more about Palos Community Hospital’s Home Health Care services, call us at (630) 257-1111. We’ll visit to assess your needs within 24 hours of your call.

Insurance Covers Home Care

Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance plans cover home care for beneficiaries who meet certain criteria. Review your plan or call your insurance company to learn what your coverage involves or call us at (630) 257-1111 and we can verify your insurance coverage. We’ll help you determine what your financial responsibility might include.