Physician & Facility Resources


Physicians Resources
Facility Resources

Northern Illinois Hospice serves patients wherever they call home. We work side-by-side with many nursing and assisted-living facilities and their staffs to provide our patients with the best care possible.

Complementing your facility’s care, Northern Illinois Hospice provides the following...

For Residents on Hospice Care:

  • 24/7 access to nurses with end-of-life expertise
  • Local on-call staff, ensuring quick after-hours response times
  • Support from social workers, CNAs, and chaplains
  • Well-trained volunteers who provide support and services as desired, including friendly visits and support, pet visitors, massage therapy, and music
  • 11th Hour "Vigil" Volunteers for final hours of life
  • Grief support to loved ones for 13 months after the death

For Facility Staff, Northern Illinois Hospices is a committed partner in your care. We promise:

  • 24/7/365 availability for admissions or support
  • Superior quality and communication
  • Local on-call staff, ensuring quick after-hours response times
  • Hospice staff that’s well-educated on your facility’s specific requirements and expectations
  • Detailed, collaborative care plans and attendance at care plan meetings
  • Medication, equipment, and pain and symptom management support
  • Timely, detailed charting
  • Consultation with our hospice medical director
  • Hospice presence at every death (we remain with your resident until the funeral home departs)
  • Tailored in-services on a variety of end of life topics and one-on-one education as requested
  • Streamlined reimbursement
  • Grief and memorial support
  • Social activities, compliments of Northern Illinois Hospice’s Sunshine Volunteers

To refer a patient to Northern Illinois Hospice, please fill out form in sidebar to the right.

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