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Home Care

For patients recently discharged from Loyola University Medical Center who may be experiencing illness or injury and will be recovering at home, Loyola Medicine’s home care program provides compassionate and comprehensive care to adult and pediatric patients. Loyola’s skilled doctors, nurses, therapists and home health aides provide care that focuses not only on medical issues, but also emotional and spiritual needs. Care is provided in the patient's home, with inpatient care for symptom control and pain management provided at Loyola University Medical Center.

Loyola’s Home Health Services and Hospice Care is a Medicare-certified, Illinois Department of Public Health-licensed home care and hospice. The programs also are accredited by the Joint Commission.

The home care program provides comprehensive care for patients at home, which may include:

To contact the home care program, please call 888-584-7888, extension 6-4983.

Home Infusion Pharmacy Program

For home care patients, Loyola’s home infusion pharmacy program provides access to many medical therapies in the comfort of your own home, including:

  • Antibiotic, antiviral and antifungal medications
  • Chemotherapy treatment
  • Fluids for hydration
  • Immunosuppressive medications
  • Immunotherapy
  • Medication for blood disorders
  • Medications for cancer patients
  • Medications for cardiovascular conditions
  • Pain management therapy
  • Steroids for various conditions
  • Total parenteral nutrition (TPN)

Bone Marrow Transplant Home Care

A bone marrow transplant (BMT) home care program provides skilled and high-tech nursing services to pre- and post-transplant BMT patients. This services allows patients to be cared for in their homes, reduces length of a hospital stay and increases patient comfort. Care is provided by a team of highly skilled, BMT cross-trained nurses.

Home Medical Equipment (HME)

The HME program provides equipment necessary to support care at home, including:

  • Assisted daily living (ADL) aides
  • Assistive devices
  • CPAP machines (continuous positive airway pressure)
  • Enteral nutrition
  • Hospital beds
  • Oxygen
  • Wheelchairs