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Home Health & Hospice

At Advocate Aurora Health, we understand that recovering from an injury or illness or managing a chronic condition isn’t always easy and we know that patients often recover sooner in the familiar surroundings of their home and with the support of family and loved ones. Advocate Health at Home and Aurora Health at Home team members provide compassionate medical care and services – all in the comfort, safety and convenience of the patient’s home. You’ll work as part of a larger team, but with independence to manage your own day. Supervise medications and injections, manage chronic disease, monitor vital signs, counsel on nutrition and more, in collaboration with the on-site care teams via electronic health records and other modes of communication.

Our team members

“Being a home health nurse, I’m able to spend as much time as I need with my patients, so I get to know them better.”

– Margatell High

Home Health Nurse

Meet Margatell

Join Margatell High, a nurse with Advocate Health at Home, as she drives around Chicago’s south suburbs to see patients. Home health provides the opportunity for her to care for a wide variety of patients, spend time with her children and pursue her master’s degree in nursing.

Home Health Roles

Home Health Aide

Provide personal care and limited home management services to patients according to their plan of care, established by their registered nurse. From helping with tasks like getting in and out of bed or planning and prepping food, to helping ensure their home is a safe place to heal through basic home management activities like washing bed linens, you’re an integral part of the care team.

Registered Nurse

As a nurse working in home health, you’ll work with patients where they feel most comfortable: their home. Whether recovering from surgery, managing a chronic condition or nearing end-of-life, you’ll be able to help manage care, educate patients and their families or other caretakers and provide the support they need.

Physical and Occupational Therapy

Providing physical or occupational therapy in a patient’s home means you’re able to better understand their real-world-life to ensure a safe and faster rehabilitation.