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Northwestern Medicine Home Health DeKalb

Overview

Northwestern Medicine Home Health DeKalb delivers quality home health care to DeKalb County and northern Illinois area residents who prefer to receive care in the comfort of their home.

Parking and Transportation

Onsite parking is available for patients and visitors.

Services

Our home health services include: 

  • Skilled nursing: Nurses provide nursing care and treatments and develop a plan of care with the patient’s physician, including the patient and family in the plan.
  • Home health aides:  For patients receiving skilled services, home health aides work under the supervision of the registered nurse or therapist to assist with daily routines such as bathing, grooming, dressing, and medication reminders.
  • Physical therapy: Physical therapists work with patients to improve gait and mobility, relieve joint and muscle pain, and help restore muscle function through exercises, instruction, and other therapeutic treatments.
  • Occupational therapy: Physical therapists work with patients to improve gait and mobility, relieve joint and muscle pain, and help restore muscle function through exercises, instruction, and other therapeutic treatments.
  • Speech therapy: Speech therapists help with speech and swallowing problems caused by stroke or other circumstances. In addition, they help with cognitive and memory problems.
  • Medical social workers: Social workers help patients and their families identify community services and provide counseling and case management services.

Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine facilities offer access to world-class patient care across the greater Chicagoland area and Northern Illinois. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the #1 hospital in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report, our clinical and administrative staff and medical and science faculty come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

With Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, we’re dedicated to consistently providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-focused care. We seek to improve the health of the communities, individuals, family and friends we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.