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Browse the 129 home care agencies in Ottawa, read 44 reviews of families’ experiences, and learn about available services to find the best home care options near you. Families in Ottawa choose home care for many reasons, including to reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. Most home care agencies in Ottawa personalize their services to your needs and provide them as frequently or infrequently as needed.

Home care agencies near Ottawa, IL

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Photo of Harvest In-HomeCare Inc. - Plainfield, IL
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Harvest In-HomeCare was very responsive and supportive. My elderly mother living in my home, had a sudden change in her ability to personally care for herself. Thus I needed to find in home care to support...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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They were responsive and the staff they selected were very good and caring people. We used them more of companion care and also small tasks to assist our loved one. The office staff was very good to work...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Life is so much more than a to-do list. It's a series of moments with the people we love, making memories that make up a lifetime. BrightStar understands this, and is committed to making more of those moments possible in the lives of those we care for.We created BrightStar because we once needed...
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Our experience with Ascent Home care has been wonderful, they are so caring and compassionate. The care taker that works with our loved one is just outstanding she is truly amazing. They are so responsible...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Ascent Home Care Inc. is a home care agency built around the minds of experienced health care professionals. We provide varying degrees of home care dependent upon your loved one's needs. Our nurturing, compassionate, and skilled caregivers have been trained according to the standards mandated by...
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I would recommend to others but advise them to come with a list of chores/tasks for the caregiver to complete
Provides: Home Care
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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I have been very happy with all the people at Assisting Hands, all the way from the people that make the appointments to the people that come out to the house and provide the care. It is a bit if a stretch...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Assisting Hands® of Naperville, IL is a non-medical home care company with a strong emphasis on customer service. We provide exceptional in-home care to people who are elderly or have special needs.We Provide FREE Home Safety & Fall Prevention Screenings performed by a Licensed Physical...
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Amazing Care is reliable and responsive. They have been able to offer us in home care for my loved one. The communication with the caregivers and office staff has been good.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
"Give your loved one the GIFT OF CARE”AMAZING CARE is licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health. We specialize in personalized in-home care services designed to address the many challenges of our clients.Our In-home care programs are geared towards providing comfort for you and your...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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I've had a good experience with Hands and Hearts. The caregivers have done a good job taking care of my loved one, and the office staff in particular have been exceptionally friendly and helpful. The owner...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Communication issues at the start, but they are working themselves out It's costing my dad a lot of money. It's what we have to work with right now, and he's holding steady. So for now it is working.I have...
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Provides: Home Care
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Home Care: Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Home Instead Senior Care (HISC) Dekalb is a franchised business, owned and operated by Helen and Wayne Slagle. Although HISC provides non-medical in home care services, Helen is familiar with the medical services associated with in home care as well. Prior to Helen's association with HISC, she...
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Costs of home care in Ottawa, IL

Average cost of home care in Ottawa, IL

Home care in Ottawa is typically charged at an hourly rate. Hourly rates may vary based on factors like time of day (overnight hours, for example), special weekend or holiday rates, and whether care is around the clock.
Average hourly rate
$30/hr
Average overnight rate
$32/hr
Average weekend rate
$33/hr

Home care costs vs. senior living costs in Ottawa

Home care costs in Ottawa increase based on the hours of care needed. Costs are typically higher for seniors who need home care at night or for most of the day — for example, while a family member is at work. For seniors who need full-time or 24/7 care, assisted living or memory care may be a more cost-effective option in the long run.
44 hours of home care/wk
$5,654/mo
$4,835/mo
To learn more about other local senior living options, view Ottawa assisted living facilities or Ottawa memory care facilities.

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How to pay for home care in Ottawa, IL

Many families combine various payment methods to cover home care costs. Most often, families use some mixture of the following private and public income sources to pay for home care in Ottawa.
Paying for home careGet an overview of all payment options for home care.
VA home care benefitsSee how VA benefits can help veterans and their spouses pay for home care.
Home care and LTC insuranceLearn how to use long-term care insurance to cover home care costs.

What families are saying about home care in Ottawa

Recent reviews for home care in Ottawa

Amazing Care in Lisle, IL

5.0
They were good, they were friendly, and we had some consistency of caregivers, so there weren't always different people coming out. The staff was knowledgable and responsive. There isn't anything we would have done differently or had improved. This was in home hospice so cleanliness and ...
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Assisting Hands Home Care of Naperville, IL

5.0
They seem to be doing everything well. We have had a couple of miscommunications but they have been resolved. We have had a pretty consistent caregiver. We have never had trouble with people not showing up. It would be nice if we could meet a caregiver before they start coming out.

Harvest In-HomeCare Inc. - Plainfield, IL

4.6
I don't have any complaints about Home health care. I'd consider using them again, but would first look for a different company that could break into smaller shifts. The management seemed good, but there seemed to be a range of quality of the workers who were helping Dad. One seemed excellent, ...
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Frequently asked questions about home care in Ottawa

There are 129 home care facilities near Ottawa, Illinois. See the full list.

Home care is provided by an aide who comes to a senior’s home to help with daily chores and activities of daily living. It can be offered anywhere a senior calls home — including a house, senior apartment, independent living, or assisted living. Learn more about home care.

Home care services are customizable to a senior’s unique needs. Services can include companionship, help with chores like cooking and housekeeping, or assistance with activities of daily living, like toileting and bathing. Explore home care services in more detail.

Home care provides nonmedical services for seniors who require assistance with daily tasks like housework, bathing, dressing, and transportation. In contrast, home health care is prescribed by a doctor and includes services like skilled nursing care and therapies, health monitoring, and medication administration that are provided by licensed medical professionals. Read more about home care vs. home health care.

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