• Registered Nurses (RNs) – Oversee every element of a client’s care, such as: patient assessment; case management and care coordination; Fingerstick/Protime INR monitoring; assessing nutrition, hydration, bowel and bladder functions; assessing and teaching medication regimes and monitoring response to medications; diabetic teaching and management; advanced wound care and wound VAC therapy; post-surgical care; oxygen therapy and management; catheter care and changes; ostomy care (colostomy, lleostomy, urostomy; IV therapy, tube feeding; pleurex drainage; disease treatment, management and prevention; Venipucture, Flu and Pneumonia, Immunization, etc.

  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) provide dressing changes, treatments, medication administration and management and observe client’s condition, as well as provide health teachings.

  • Home Health Aides (HHA) work directly under the supervision of an RN and assist with all personal care: bathing, dressing, toileting, ambulation, monitoring of vital signs and light housekeeping. Caress Home Health Care HHAs are all certified by the State of Illinois.

  • Medical Social Workers (MSWs) assess clients’ needs for other services and facilitate referrals to those that are available within the community.

  • Registered Therapists help clients attain their optimal level of activity:

Physical Therapists (PTs) work with all  body muscles, particularly the lower extremities.

Occupational Therapists (OTs) concentrate on the use of upper extremities for self care.

Speech/Language Pathologists (SLPs) focus on speech, cognitive and swallowing functions of the patient.


  • Registered Nurses (RNs)

  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)

  • Home Health Aides (HHA)

  • Medical Social Workers (MSWs)

  • Registered Therapists: 

            Physical Therapists (PTs)

            Occupational Therapists (OTs)

    Speech/Language Pathologists