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The Cass County Home Health Agency is dedicated to the provision of comprehensive, high-quality, patient and family-centered care in the home setting, that is focused on the patient’s unique physiological, psychological and spiritual needs.

Our Credentials

  • A Home Health Agency licensed by the State of Illinois
  • A certified Medicare provider
  • A member of the Illinois Public Health Association
  • A certified health department with approval by the Illinois Department of Public Health
  • A member of HomeCare Across Illinois
  • A member of National Association of Home Care
  • A member of Illinois Home Care & Hospice Council

Home Health Services

What is Home Health Care?

Health care provided in your home by nursing professionals under the orders of your physician.

Who is eligible?

Any person in Cass and surrounding counties who is essentially homebound with a medical problem, and who is under the care of a physician, may be eligible.

What is the cost?

Fees are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, health insurance or private pay. Please call—our qualified staff would be happy to assist you in determining if home services are covered by your insurance.

How can you receive home care?

Ask the discharge planner/ social worker at the hospital. Ask your primary care physician. Call the Cass County Health Department at (217)452-3057.

What are the advantages of Home Health Care?

  • Allows the patient to recover at home in familiar surroundings with his/her family and friends
  • Less expensive than hospitalization or nursing home
  • Can prevent the elderly from early nursing home placement by providing support and help in the home

Community Health Care

What is Community Health Care?

Community Health Care is a private pay program for those individuals who otherwise would not qualify for Home Health services.

What services will you receive?

The services provided through this program include

  • Nursing Assessments
  • Blood draws
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Trimming nails
  • Personal Care
  • Medication/insulin setup
  • and many others

What is the Cost?

Payment is a sliding fee scale based on total monthly income.

$0 - $999 20% of cost

$1000 - $1499 25% of cost

$1500 - $1999 40% of cost

$2000 - $2999 60% of cost

$3000 - $3999 80% of cost

$4000 + 100% of cost

How can you learn more about Community Health Care?

Call the Cass County Health Department at (217) 452-3057, ext. 6.


Shelly Taylor


Home Health Service Area

Brown County
Cass County
Morgan County
Schuyler County
Scott County

Services Available

Skilled Nursing Care

  • Acute care in the home
  • Medication management
  • I.V. therapy (antibiotics/hydration)
  • Central line care
  • Catheter care
  • Dressing changes
  • Injections
  • Physical assessment

Home Health Aide 

  • Complete bath
  • Dental hygiene
  • Shampoo
  • Changing bed linen
  • Other personal care as needed

Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy

Social Worker

Provided by licensed therapists in your home

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