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Home Health Care

Anderson Home Health Services provides comprehensive home health care to individuals residing in our local communities, including Maryville, Ill.; Edwardsville, Ill.; Glen Carbon, Ill; Collinsville, Ill., among others. The in-home care service is owned and operated by Anderson Hospital and is state-licensed, Medicare certified, and accredited by The Joint Commission.

Medical Care in the Comfort of Your Own Home

The Home Health Care Alternative

While home care is not meant to replace hospital care, it provides an important alternative to extended hospital stays. Receiving care in the comfort of your home with the support of professional home care personnel is an excellent and certainly cost-effective approach to meeting your health care needs. Anderson Home Health Services delivers a comprehensive range of medical services administered by licensed nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and medical social workers. These services are carried out following the guidance of your healthcare provider.

In-Home Nursing Care

Our experienced team of registered nurses provides a wide range of medical services in patients’ homes, including:
  • Acute wound care and assessments
  • Urological catheter care and maintenance
  • Nutrition assessment
  • New ostomy care
  • IV infusion therapy
  • Disease-specific assessment
  • Medication monitoring
  • Patient/caregiver education

In-Home Physical Therapy

Our physical therapists provide the following at-home PT services to help patients ease their pain, improve mobility, and restore function:

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Muscle strengthening
  • Transfer training
  • Gait training
  • Muscle re-education skills
  • Stroke rehabilitation

In-Home Occupational Therapy

Our occupational therapists help patients regain, develop, and maintain the skills needed for daily activities through the following at-home OT services:

  • Personalized assessments
  • Therapeutic intervention
  • Adaptive strategies for day-to-day tasks
  • Identification of environmental barriers
  • Implementation of assistive devices

In-Home Speech Therapy

Our speech-language pathologists help patients with various speech and communication problems, such as:

  • Voice disorders
  • Speech articulation disorders
  • Language disorders
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Stroke rehabilitation

In-Home Social Worker Care

Our social worker team helps families and individuals overcome challenging situations in their daily lives. They strive to improve their patients' quality of life by offering support to manage mental and emotional stress.

How Frequent Are Home Health Care Visits?

The frequency of visits by the home care staff is determined by your healthcare team, in collaboration with your healthcare provider.  The patient and caregivers are expected to actively participate in the plan of care.  The patient and caregivers have a key voice in determining the initial care plan and changes made to that plan.

Contact the Home Health Care Department

Anderson Hospital Wellness Center
2133 Vadalabene Drive
Maryville, Illinois 62062
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All physicians, physicians' assistants, and nurse practitioners providing services in this hospital are independent contractors or provide service under contract. They are not employees, agents, or servants of Anderson Hospital. These professionals are responsible for their own medical judgement, actions, and billing.
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