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MDH Home Health Care & MDH Hospice Earn a 5 Star Rating

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MDH Home Health Care & MDH Hospice Earn a 5 Star Rating

MACOMB, Ill. – McDonough District Hospital proudly announced a 5 Star rating each for Home Health Care and Hospice in the latest information provided by Medicare.

The information is available for public viewing on the website.

Both 5 Star ratings are based on survey results from Hospice Family Satisfaction survey and Home Health Patient Satisfaction survey. Five Stars is the highest satisfaction score possible, awarded to the best organizations.

“MDH Home Health has earned a 5 Star rating in patient satisfaction. This reflects care provided by nurses, Medical Social worker, Home Health aides, and physical, occupational, and speech therapists,” said Michaell Zimmerman, RN, Quality and Compliance Supervisor. “For the first time Medicare has also published Star ratings for Hospice care. MDH Hospice also earned the highest score possible – 5 Stars. We are very proud of the hard work and dedication of our staff.”

About MDH Home Health: MDH Home Health Care takes care of you where you are most comfortable - your home. Our staff, voted Best of the Best in McDonough County six consecutive years, includes highly skilled and compassionate professionals. 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 scheduled 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. To learn more, call (309) 836-1544.

About MDH Hospice: The MDH Hospice provides compassionate care for people and their families in the comfort of their own home, nursing home or assisted living facility. Our professional team made up of physicians, nurse practitioner, registered nurses, therapists, social workers, clergy and certified nurse aides provides care allowing quality time focused on what is most important to you.

While hospice enrollment signifies a terminal prognosis, it also provides the most unique and personalized health care support for both the patient and family currently available. Hospice care is focused on CARE and COMFORT over cure of the disease. The MDH Hospice provides care within a large multi-county area covering all of McDonough County and portions of Adams, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Schuyler and Warren counties. To learn more, call (309) 836-1543.