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Northwestern Medicine Hospice DeKalb


Northwestern Medicine Hospice DeKalb is a nonprofit community based hospice program that has been providing quality end-of-life care and bereavement support to our community since 1982.

Learn more about Northwestern Medicine Hospice DeKalb services.

Parking and Transportation

Onsite parking is available for patients and visitors.

Patient and Visitor Information

Hours of Operation

8:00 am–4:30 pm
8:00 am–4:30 pm
8:00 am–4:30 pm
8:00 am–4:30 pm
8:00 am–4:30 pm

Service Area

Northwestern Medicine Hospice can provide in-home hospice care, or you can receive care in one of the nursing facilities located in DeKalb County. We are licensed to serve DeKalb, Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Ogle, Lee, Kane, Kendall and LaSalle counties. Our service area includes communities served by Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb and Valley West Hospital in Sandwich and extends into the towns bordering DeKalb County, including:

  • Big Rock
  • Creston
  • Elburn
  • Earlville
  • Hampshire
  • Kaneville
  • Lake Holiday
  • Lee
  • Leland
  • Maple Park
  • Paw Paw
  • Plano
  • Virgil

Your primary physician can be located outside the service area but must be in Illinois. If you do not have a physician the Hospice Medical Director may act as the primary physician.


Our specialists offer individualized hospice care plans for each patient based on:

  • The patient’s input
  • Input from caregivers
  • Orders and feedback from patient’s primary physician
  • Input from the hospice team of professionals who have extensive education and experience in end-of-life care

Our staff can provide you with information about other community resources as well.

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.