Services

Home Health Care

The care you need, the comfort of home.
 
525 East Grant Street, Macomb, IL 61455
Phone (309) 836-1544
Fax (309) 836-1545
 
MDH Home Health Care provides specialized medical care in the comfort of your home while recovering from and illness or injury. Home Health care is ordered by a physician and a personalized program is developed with you to meet your individual health needs promoting a full recovery and independence in your home.

Home Health skilled services are available to children or adults of any age in need of nursing or therapy services. Some of the specialized expertise of home health staff includes wound care, IV medication administration, medication teaching or care for orthopedic patients. MDH Home Health Care provides services through regularly schedule home visits within a large multi-county area. Our service area includes: all of McDonough county and portions of Fulton, Hancock, Schuyler and Warren counties. See our service area map.

Members of The MDH Home Health Care team include registered nurses, a certified wound ostomy continence nurse, physical, occupational and speech therapists, social workers and home care aides.

Telemonitoring is available from home health to enhance your care at home. This technology allows for daily monitoring of heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen level and weight. The information is monitored by specially trained nurses allowing for early intervention to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations.

Medicare and Medicaid cover home health services. In addition, Home Health Care is covered by most insurance plans, including HMOs and managed care organizations.

MDH Home Health Care is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. A registered nurse is on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, available to talk over the phone or make a visit. MDH Home Health Care admits patients on week-ends, holidays or after hours. The MDH Home Health Care is located in the Medical Arts Building on the MDH campus, just east of the main hospital building.