Home Health Care

When you or a loved one needs intermittent skilled care at home, you have a right to choose a reliable, licensed and accredited home care agency prepared to help you address your medical needs. The SCH Home Health Care team is a culturally diverse, multi-disciplinary team of skilled health care professionals available to help you and your doctor develop a plan of care tailored to meet your specific needs.

For more information on how we can help arrange services, please call 773-275-9700. Language interpreters are available when needed.
Care starts with the first call.

Swedish Covenant Hospital's Home Health Care team is prepared to make a first visit to your home within 48 hours of receiving an order and referral from your doctor. 

Our team of registered nurses on staff is ready to help with:

  • Physical assessment and care coordination tailored to address your medical needs
  • Patient and family/caregiver education
  • Education and support re disease, wound care and pain management
  • Education and assistance re administration of injections/intravenous medications
  • Management and education of medications at home
  • The use of equipment, treatments and technologies that improve your ability to manage your condition at home like woundvac, treemonitoring and tube feeding
  • Collaboration with your doctor
  • Assistance with appointments and referrals to other services/resources as needed

Our home health aides:

  • Provide support services under the supervision of the registered nurse or therapist when needed as long as skilled care continues
  • Assist with personal care such as bathing, grooming and dressing

Our skilled therapy team includes physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists prepared to assist with:

  • Assessment of your home environment and your current level of function
  • Recommendations/suggestions for durable medical equipment and adaptations that might be needed to help you function safely in your home
  • Development of a treatment plan and goals designed to meet your specific needs
  • Training on the use of special equipment and the safe performance of daily activities
  • Speech therapy to aid in regaining and strengthening of speech, memory, swallowing and/or cognitive skills
  • Home exercise programs tailored for you and the environment you live in and designed to help you regain movement and strength
  • Hands-on therapy/treatment sessions
  • Ongoing evaluation and assessment of your progress towards goals and independence
  • Fall prevention and recovery education

Our medical social worker is available to:

  • Help with social and emotional concerns related to illness
  • Facilitate communication between patient, family and/or caregiver
  • Provide referral to community resources
  • Assist with management of medical bills and financial concerns
Our Philosophy of Care

Swedish Covenant Hospital's Home Health Care team is committed to bringing high quality, compassionate, skilled home health care services to you at home, where you want to be. Our care is tailored to meet your unique needs and goals. We believe that every patient and family deserves the best we have to offer and an excellent home health care experience. We are honored to function as a bridge between you or your loved one and your doctor while recovery continues at home.
We are pleased to rank at or above national benchmarks for quality and patient satisfaction. According to our recent Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores, Swedish Covenant Hospital Home Health ranks above the national average on measures that include:

  • Emotional support
  • Patient safety
  • Care coordination 
  • Patient education
We take pride in our ability to provide exceptional and safe home health care services for you or your loved one. Thank you for letting us serve you!
For more information on how we can help arrange services, please call 773-275-9700 or fill out the information below and a representative will contact you the next business day.
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