Specific Requirements for Opening a
Home Health Care Agency in Illinois


Call us for a No-Obligation Consultation
(888) 850-6932

Start a home care business with Home Care Business Consultants

How to open a Home Health Care Agency in Illinois.

How to open a Hospice Home Care Agency in Illinois.

Illinois Home Health Policy and Procedure manuals.

The following Information is provided to you by 21st Century Health Care Consultants on how to open a Illinois Home Care Agency, Home Health Care Agency or Home Hospice Agency, guaranteeing both licensure and accreditation. If you are interested in opening a home health care agency in Illinois, Please call us. Our turn-key start-up up programs include the completion of all Illinois state license, required forms and documents, accreditation, consulting and lifetime training for your Illinois Home Care, Home Health Care, or Home Hospice business.  We have assisted more than 1,000 Companion Care Agencies, Personal Care Agencies and Home Health Care business with their medical and non medical home care business start-ups.

Thank You for Your Interest in a Home Health Career.

We respond usually within 24 hours excluding weekends and holidays. Please note: we are a consulting company that helps people start home care businesses. We can not help you resolving issues or finding care for your loved ones.

Robot or not?

How do I open a Illinois Non-Medical Personal Care Agency?

Do you want to start a non-medical Personal Care Agency in Illinois offering personal care or companion care services? 21st Century Care Providers Home Care Consultants will assist you with the entire process from start-up and beyond. We insure your success and NO Franchise Fees, NO ongoing Royalty Charges and NO land lock restrictions. Your non-medical home care business start-up is in good hands with 21st Century Home Care Providers.

For more information about how to open a Non-Medical Personal Care Agency in Illinois visit us at www.1stproviders.com.

How do I open a Illinois Skilled Home Health Care Agency that is Medicare Accredited?

Our New Agency start-up Program is designed to assist and provide you with everything you need to establish your very own Home Health Care Agency. 21st Century Health Care Consultants employs a team approach to assisting individuals with opening new Home Health Care Agencies. We are focused on the critical issues of organizational performance, strategy development, licensure and accreditation, interim management, executive coaching, and the many other challenges Home Health Care Agencies in Illinois face every day. You will be able to provide a wide range of health and social services to persons recovering from an illness or injury, or persons who are disabled and/or chronically ill. Our Home Health Care start-up program will enable you to provide medical services such as nursing, social services, and therapeutic treatments (physical, speech, occupational therapy).

For more information about how to open a Skilled Home Health Care Agency in Illinois, please visit us at www.1staccreditation.com

How do I open a Hospice Home Care Agency in Illinois?

We understand the importance of developing effective partnerships and how it is final critical component for long-term success. Our Hospice consulting program provides our clients with a complete understanding of all Hospice home care requirements. Through years of Hands on experience our Hospice consultants have a complete understanding of Hospice Home Care and how to set up and help you operate your own successful Hospice Agency. We are experts in clinical and operational requirements needed to maximize your organizations performance.  We will  work with your team to fully understand the big picture of your new Hospice agency. Health care leaders have chosen 21st Century Health Care Consultants for results that lead to improved quality, reimbursement, clinical and operational outcomes.

For more information about how to open a Hospice Home Care Agency in Illinois, visit us at www.hospiceconsulting-services.com.

Illinois Home Health Policy and Procedure Manuals

Are you a Personal Care, private duty or home health care agency in need of Illinois specific policy and procedure manuals?  Do you need home care policy and procedures manuals for accreditation for CHAP or ACHC?  Our home care policy and procedure manuals are written and customized to meet your home health care agency’s needs and the requirements for the state of Illinois. Our home health care policy and procedure manuals guarantee that your home health care or home health care agency will successfully achieve Illinois home health care licensure as well as Private Duty Accreditation.

Our team of 20 full time employees, including 5 Master prepared Registered Nurses are available to consult with your home care agency regarding your home care policy and procedure manuals should you have any issues during your state site survey, Private Duty Accreditation site audits.

For more information about policies and procedures manuals written to meet Illinois state requirements, visit us at www.homehealthmanuals.com.

Illinois Resources


Illinois Department of Public Health

Office of Health Care Regulation
525 W. Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Springfield, IL 62761-0001
Fax: 217-524-6292

When using health care facilities in Illinois, patients and their families can be assured quality of care standards have been established to ensure facilities provide health care services in a clean and safe environment that meets their physical, mental and psychological needs. Depending on the health care provider, the Office of Health Care Regulation may license, inspect or certify those that must comply with state and federal regulations. The office also operates a 24-hour a day hotline (1-800-252-4343) that people can call to register complaints against health care facilities. Facilities, equipment and providers subject to review include –ambulatory surgical treatment centers (ASTCs), certified nurse aides, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), home health agencies, hospices, hospitals, laboratories — independent, hospital and physician office, nursing homes, physical therapists in independent practice, poison control resource centers, pregnancy termination centers, rural health clinics, sperm and tissue banks.


Illinois Homecare & Hospice Council

100 E Washington
Springfield, IL 62701
ph: (217) 753-4422
fx: (217) 528-6545

The Illinois HomeCare & Hospice Council (IHHC) is the nation’s first home care association and the voice for home care in Illinois. IHHC represents home care and hospice agencies that provide care to Illinois residents, companies that serve those agencies, and other state and federal organizations that have an interest in home care. IHHC provides a variety of services to its members, the majority of which offer skilled intermittent nursing, hospice and/or private duty care to chronically or terminally ill patients of all ages. Member benefits include expert regulatory guidance, discounts on workshops and conferences, free online courses that meet specific licensure requirements, a bi-weekly online newsletter, legislative advocacy, assistance with referrals, a member forum, and various website resources.