More than just care…

Castor Home Nursing (formerly called Mercy / Chartwell Nursing)  is a leading Illinois state provider of home nursing and staffing services with over 30 years of experience and dedication to enhancing the quality of life for others.  

The goal of our compassionate home nursing program is designed to help people stay at home and healthier longer.

We are committed to helping all clients – regardless of condition or environment – enjoy the highest quality of life.

Our proud history

Castor Home Nursing provides the very best RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and Nurses aid to private homes, facilities, nursing homes, and hospice agencies. 

We are family owned and licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health as both Home Service Agency and Home Nursing Agency. We are serving the following counties and continue to expand in IL Northern suburb counties.

Our dedicated staff works directly with families, doctors, therapists, and agencies. We accept most insurance as well as veterans benefits, and for the Department of Special care for Children (DSCC).

Here are our key counties that we serve for our clients. For details, please check our locations for further details.

  • Bureau
  • Carroll
  • DeKalb 
  • Grundy
  • Kendall
  • LaSalle
  • Lee
  • Ogle
  • Stephenson
  • Whiteside
  • Will
  • Winnebago

For Staff relief and Veterans Administration benefits, we serve the entire IL regions. Please contact us if you do not see your counties listed here.

Our mission and vision

Castor Home Nursing is committed to providing high-quality health care services to individual clients and their families, as well as to other healthcare organizations in need of supplemental staffing (such as certified home health and hospice agencies, health plans, hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities).

Our priority is to provide state-of-the-art and compassionate in-home care from highly-trained medical professionals and aides. To make good on this promise, proper training is paramount. Not only do we hire the most experienced personnel, but we provide them with in-depth disease-specific training so that they can deliver specialized care to our clients.

At Castor Home Nursing, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to live a healthy, active and fulfilling life. This ethos is at the heart of everything we do.

We provide everyone we support with the opportunity to continue to live life to the full. We actively encourage Service Users to become more self-reliant, to make decisions for themselves, and ultimately, to move on to more independent living arrangements.

We facilitate and support our Service Users to pursue meaningful and personalised lifestyles. We provide individually planned education & leisure opportunities to support each individual in their ongoing development.

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