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Rock River Hospice & Home - Your Local Non-Profit Hospice


Coping with a terminal illness in your family is one of life's most challenging times, but you don't have to face the challenges alone. As an area advocate for quality hospice care, Rock River Hospice & Home has been providing expert end of life care for patients in the final months of life - and support for their families - for over 37 years. Putting the needs of our patients and their families first ... that is our commitment to you.


Our specialized services are focused on patient and family care and includes symptom management, emotional support, spiritual support and psychosocial services.


We provide a multi-disciplinary approach which includes your personal physician, nurses, aides, social workers, bereavement counselors, and volunteers who form a team to address and care for the patients' needs while focusing on improving the individuals quality of life.


Hospice services can be provided to patients in their own home, retirement center, long-term care facility, the hospice home or wherever the patient calls home.




Hospice Home

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(effective 3.17.2020)


Two adult visitors per patient at a time.


Visitors must be symptom free/no fever. If you show symptoms you may be asked to leave


No gatherings in common areas.


Exceptions may be made on an individualized basis. Please speak with a staff person with questions or concerns.

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Memorial Bricks

Each Brick is a Story ... Each Step is a Memory


Find out how to purchase a Memorial Brick to be placed in the garden at the Hospice Home.



Birdies for Charity


While the COVID-19 pandemic has the nation and our area under some new guidelines, we are pleased to be able to announce that something is "normal", that being the Birdies for Charity Program. And this program is more important than ever this year to Rock River Hospice & Home.


Like everyone, nobody knows what the full impact of the virus will have  on our communities.


We are asking you to consider making a donation for Rock River Hospice & Home during this year's Birdies for Charity. Yes, the program will continue regardless of the playing of the John Deere Classic. As of now, the tournament is scheduled to be played as normal, but that may change.


Due to a shorter time-line and limited staffing of the Birdies for Charity office, we are asking you to make your donation online by visiting, Birdies for Charity for RRHH which will take you directly to the page for RRHH. Please make sure you are on our donation page by verifying the Birdie number listed is 1366.


Each paid donation in advance will qualify for a 5% match from the John Deere Bonus Fund.


Thank you in advance for investing in Rock River Hospice & Home, the services we provide and our communities.


(815) 625-3858
Fax (815) 625-6152
2706 Avenue E
Sterling, IL 61081

Please give what you can and help us make a difference for families in our communities.

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