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“Personalized quality healthcare in the comfort of your home”

What is Home Health Care?

Home Health Care is the delivery of medical and non-medical services in the comfort, privacy, and security of a patient’s home. Agapē provides a broad range of services to patients with illness or disability, those recovering from surgery, or those who are essentially of homebound status where their health may be compromised.

To qualify for home health service, the patient must:
(1) Be essentially homebound or requires assistance and needs supervision, and has significant difficulty or taxing effort to leave home;
(2) Require intermittent care from a skilled health professional such as: a skilled nurse, physical therapist, medical social worker, dietician, Certified Nursing Assistant services
(3) People with chronic medical conditions such as: COPD, CHF, diabetes, etc.
(4) People being discharged from the hospital.



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Nursing Care

Our nurses provide and coordinate care, oversee the patient’s progress, and help the patient and caregiver understand:

  • Stages of Illness and recovery periods.
  • Recognition of symptoms in recurring illnesses.
  • Treatment regimen.
  • Patient rights and Advance directives.

Examples of Skilled Nursing Services Provided:

  • Wound / Decubitus Care
  • Post-Surgical care
  • Ostomy Care
  • Nasogastric and Gastrostomy Care
  • Catheter Care
  • Medication Teaching
  • Oxygen Use and Precautions
  • Diabetic management
  • Diet Teaching
  • Disease Education and Instructions
  • Hypertension Management
  • Lifestyle Change Instructions



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Rehabilitation Services

  • Physical Therapy
    • Gait Training
    • Therapeutic Exercises
    • Home Safety/Fall Prevention
    • Transfer Training
    • Muscle Re-Education
  • Occupational Therapy
    • Fine Motor Coordination
    • Use of Adaptive Equipment
    • Muscle Re-Education
    • Home Safety/Fall Precautions
  • Speech Therapy
    • Voice Disorder
    • Speech Articulation Disorder
    • Post Dysphagia Conditioning
    • Cognitive/Receptive and Expressive Skills
** Therapy includes evaluation, on-site caregiver instruction and home exercise programs.



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Home Health Aide Services

Our Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) are state-certified to assist with personal care and activities of daily living (ADLs) including: bathing, dressing, grooming, etc.



Medical Social Services

Patients and their caregivers can be assisted with a Medical Social Worker to address social and emotional difficulties resulting from illness.


For Example:

  • Arrange/Coordinate Homemaker Services
  • Financial Assistance Assessment
  • Transportation/Meals Coordination
  • Supportive Counseling and Crisis Intervention
  • Community Resource Referrals
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Dietician

Helps patients and their caregivers in managing disease conditions by helping them develop sustainable dietary modification and promoting healthy lifestyle.



Medical Equipment & Supplies

Agapē will assist in the providing of rental or purchase of wheelchairs, walkers, special beds, any assistive devices and medical supplies the patient may need.

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About Us

444 N. Northwest Highway, Ste. 320
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Tel.: 847.696.1350
Fax: 847.696.1370

Areas of Coverage

Counties Served: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, Will, Winnebago, Boone, Kendall, Kankakee and DeKalb.

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