Update For more information about HSHS and Aetna Illinois click here

Home Health and Hospice

Our team at HSHS Home Care delivers our promise to provide high-quality care in the comfort of your home

Young nurse reading with senior woman Young nurse reading with senior woman
HSHS Home Care logo

Introduction

As a ministry of the Hospital Sisters Health System, our mission at HSHS Home Care & Hospice is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high-quality Franciscan healthcare ministry. We promise to provide exceptional care in your home environment. 

Activities are directed toward helping you to attain and maintain your highest level of independent living, and to help your family support your health journey. We will meet with you upon admission to discuss your goals and your physician’s goals for your health. Efforts are also concentrated on the prevention of further disability, health teaching, and on appropriate referral to allied health professionals as needed.

Young female nurse in blue hugging senior woman in her home

What we do

Our interdisciplinary home care team includes advance nurse practitioners, registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, licensed social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists.

Our Services

  • Skilled nurses who evaluate, monitor and teach you about your medical condition and administer IV medication, tube feedings and provide wound care.
  • Home health aides provide personal care (such as bathing and grooming), assist with therapy exercises and help nurses and therapists provide patient care.
  • Physical therapists use exercises and special equipment to help reduce pain and restore mobility, strength and balance.
  • Occupational therapists help patients overcome or live with disabilities by teaching them to use special techniques or equipment in the home to perform tasks like bathing, cooking, dressing, etc. 
  • Speech-language therapists will evaluate and develop a treatment plan to improve speech, language, processing and swallowing.
  • Social work services provide patient counseling and referrals to community agencies for caregivers, financial assistance and transportation.
  • Patient and caregiver education is in every treatment plan and is a very important part of home health care. 
Young female nurse assisting senior man with walker in his home

Specialty services

  • Advanced wound care
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Fall risk assessment
  • Hospice/palliative care
  • Pain management
  • Pediatric care
  • Stroke care
Female nurse with female patient in her home

Our promise to you

  • See you as a person and not an illness.
  • Honor your personal values and beliefs.
  • Address your pain & symptoms to help you be as comfortable as possible.
  • Treat you with kindness, courtesy and respect.
  • Partner with you and your physician on your plan of care.
  • Respond to your questions and concerns in a timely manner.
  • Address your medications at every visit and answer your questions.
  • Enhance your quality of life to the best of my ability.
  • Celebrate your achievements as you meet your healthcare goals.
Young female nurse with senior female patient

Joint Commission approved

Joint Commission Gold Seal


HSHS Home Care is licensed to serve 37 counties throughout Central and Southern Illinois and is accredited by The Joint Commission. Our team includes experts from a wide range of fields to ensure that patients can get excellent home care.