Home Health, Hospice & Palliative Care Residential Home Health Services
Home Health Services
Home health care, also known as skilled care, is a range of health care services that can be provided in the comfort of home. Residential Home Health provides a comprehensive suite of home care services including in-home nursing and therapy programs that prioritize top-quality, individualized care and one-on-one education for patients and caregivers.
Gain Independence at Home and Reduce Your Risk of Returning to the Hospital with Home Health Services
A well-planned transition from Elmhurst Hospital to your home is an integral part of reducing your risk of readmission. The Elmhurst Hospital Case Management/Social Work team can assist you and your family to arrange for help at home after you've been treated at Elmhurst Hospital for an illness or injury.
Elmhurst Hospital maintains a Clinical Liaison Agreement with Residential Home Health Illinois. This agreement allows the Residential Home Health team to work closely with hospital discharge planners to provide a smooth transition from the hospital to the home and to meet high clinical performance quality standards.
Elmhurst Hospital is required by Medicare rules and regulations to provide patients who require post-hospital home health care with a list of all available Medicare-certified home health agencies. Included on the list is Residential Home Health Illinois, LLC, an agency in which Elmhurst Hospital maintains an ownership interest.
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Make an Informed Choice
Every patient has a choice in determining the home care company that delivers care for him or her at home. Contact a Home Care Specialist to discuss your specific situation and have your questions answered regarding Medicare coverage and Residential’s home care options. Call us at 866-902-4000.
Residential Nurse Alert:
A Tool for Safe Transitions
The first few days you return home are crucial to safely recovering from your stay in the hospital and regaining your independence. Stay connected to your care team 24/7 with Residential Nurse Alert — a cellular-based, anytime-anywhere emergency response system that enables access to your Residential care team. This is an exclusive offering for patients of Residential Home Health in Illinois and Michigan and is provided at no charge to patients for the first 60-days of care with no obligation to renew.
Are you or your loved one at risk of returning to the hospital?
Take our 5-minute online assessment to learn your risk for readmission or start by calling (866) 902-4000 to discuss the specifics of your situation with a Residential Nurse. If your physician is unavailable, we can set you up with an appointment to have a visiting physician come to your home for an assessment of your condition and, if appropriate, provide you with a referral for home care services. Call us anytime to talk, we're here 24/7.