Co-Vid 19 Restrictions

Patient Visitor Policy 

  • Two Adult visitors per patient at a time.
  • Masks are required to be worn by all visitors.
  • All patient visitors must check-in at the nurses station, where temperature checks will be done and screening questions will be asked.
  • 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 regarding your questions or concerns.

Office Visitor Policy

  • All office visitors must use the front main entrance, unless otherwise instructed.
  • Masks are required to be worn by all visitors.
  • All visitors must check-in at the main entrance, where temperature checks will be done and screening questions will be asked.

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COVID-19 Notice

Visitor Restriction Policy (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 mad on an individualized basis. Please speak with a staff person regarding your questions or concerns.

We’re 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 (RRHH) has been providing expert end of life care for patients in the final months of life – and support for their families – for over 38 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 the individual’s 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.

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This position provides direct casework and counseling services to our hospice clients as directed by their plan of care. The social worker completes psychosocial assessments, and develops a corresponding care plan as coordinated by the Interdisciplinary Team and Clinical Supervisor.

This positions reports to the Executive Director.

Minimum Requirement includes:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution of social work. Current state license. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in health care and clinical social work. Understanding of psychosocial factors operative in terminally ill patients and families.

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Resumes may be sent to the attention of:
Emily Taylor
Executive Director
Rock River Hospice & Home
2706 Avenue E
Sterling, IL 61081
or e-mail to emily@hospicerockriver.org
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We celebrate today as our staff began receiving the COVID vaccination! RRHH staff and Board of Directors is grateful for the Whiteside County Health Clinic for administering the vacinne and their commitment to keeping our community safe. (Staff pictured; Stacey Cavanaugh, RN Clinical Supervisor and Cynthia Stringer, Bereavement Coordinator) ... See MoreSee Less

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“By Your Side, Our Family Caring for Your Family.”

Provide No-Cost Care

Generous financial support from the community allows us to provide exceptional care and support to those transitioning through serious illness, death and grief. 

Provide Equipment & Professionals

A nurse and other team members visit regularly to respond to changing needs. We can provide items such as an adjustable bed, shower bench, wheelchair, and other items.

Offer Support

Grief from the loss of a loved one or close friend brings forth a range of emotions and responses which can be confusing or hard to understand. Volunteer support can also be arranged for the patient and caregiver.

Honor Veterans

America’s veterans have done everything asked of them in their mission to serve our country and we believe it is never too late to give them a hero’s welcome home.

“By Your Side, Our Family Caring for Your Family.”

Provide No-Cost Care

Generous financial support from the community allows us to provide exceptional care and support to those transitioning through serious illness, death and grief. 

Provide Equipment & Professionals

A nurse and other team members visit regularly to respond to changing needs. We provide items such as an adjustable bed, shower bench, wheelchair, and other items.

Offer Support

Grief from the loss of a loved one or close friend brings forth a range of emotions and responses which can be confusing or hard to understand. Volunteer support can also be arranged for the patient and caregiver.

Honor Veterans

America’s veterans have done everything asked of them in their mission to serve our country and we believe it is never too late to give them a hero’s welcome home.

Your Donations 
Make a HUGE Impact

Generous financial support from the communities we serve, including memorials and donations from friends, families and corporations, allow Rock River Hospice & Home to provide care to all patients and families for routine hospice care at NO COST.

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

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