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  • Services-St. Mary's Hospital in Streator Illinois
  • Home Health Services

    Community HealthThere are times when we all need a little extra help. When you're sick, you take comfort in being at home, surrounded by the people you love. St. Mary's Home Health registered nurses, aides, physical, occupational and speech therapists, and social workers understand how you feel. With their medical care and emotional support, you'll be able to recover comfortably without leaving home.

    Who is eligible?

    St. Mary’s Home Health Service is available to anyone:   

    • who is under the care of a physician, but has not necessarily been in the hospital,
    • who is homebound for Medicare qualification,
    • who needs part-time intermittent care,
    • whose physician has determined that home is the appropriate place for the patient’s care.


    A physician’s order is necessary; however, the physician need not be on our medical staff.

    Referral Information Form
     
    You may print off our referral information form by clicking here. Please fax the completed form to 815.673.4542.

    What you can expect
    After an initial consultation, home health service will assist you with your individual home health care needs and monitor your recuperation progress to ensure a fast recovery. As a part of St. Mary’s Hospital we have access to many other services--from laboratory work to dietary to pharmacy consultation and more.

    Professional Staff
    Our skilled nurses are available 24 hours a day and will provide your doctor’s plan of treatment in your home. Treatments may include injections, dressing changes, catheter care and IV therapy. Nurses educate patients and family members about your care and report conditions to your doctor. Home Health Aides assist with personal care and help with established exercise regimens. Physical, Occupational and Speech therapists assist you in regaining function and mobility. Social workers provide home services for social and emotional problems that may interfere with your recovery.

    Financial Coverage
    Home health service costs are covered by many insurance plans—including Medicare and Medicaid.

    Competency
    Home health service is licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health, certified for Medicare and Medicaid and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

    Donations Welcome
    Home health service welcomes memorial and individual donations. Acknowledgments will be sent to the families of individuals in their memory.

    For more information, please contact 815-673-4516.