Sauk Valley Community College

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Serenity Hospice & Home

Address: 1658 S Illinois Route 2, Oregon, IL 61064

Phone: (815) 732-2499 / Toll-free: (888) 421-3100

Fax: (815) 732-6077

Web Site URL: serenityhospiceandhome.org

Contact: Lynn Knodle, Excutive Director

Counties

  • Ogle
  • Other (See Remarks)

Purpose:

Serenity Hospice and Home provides an Interdisciplinary Team of trained hospice personnel to create and maintain a plan of care. The care plan is developed to meet each patient’s individual needs for pain management and symptom control. The team consists of a Medical Director, Nursing Services,Social Services, Bereavement Coordinator, Chaplain, specially trainedVolunteers, and ancillary personnel as needed. Hospice provides all palliative medications for the alleviation of pain and suffering. Appropriate drugs are used to control pain, relieve nausea, promote rest, ease breathing difficulty, and minimize other distressing problems. Serenity Hospice & Home works with a specialized pharmacy. This pharmacy provides compounded drugs which are medications prepared in gel form that can be rubbed into the skin if swallowing becomes difficult. The medications are delivered directly to wherever the client calls home, including private residence, nursing facilities, or Serenity Home. Vitamins and previously used medications, not related to the terminal illness, are not covered as part of the Hospice program. Hospice provides all equipment to promote a safe and comfortable environment for the patient. Oxygen, walkers, wheelchairs, electric beds, air mattresses, and other supplies are leased and delivered directly to the home.

Services Provided

  • Hospital/Home Health/Respite Care Facilities

If this information is out-of-date or incorrect, please email any changes to servicesdirectory@svcc.edu.