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Frequently Asked Questions

When looking for a nursing facility for a loved one, St. Patrick’s Residence Nursing and Rehabilitation understands that you will have a lot of questions. You will want to know the types of care available, the costs involved and the services we offer before making your decision.

Being Well Informed…

We’ve compiled a list of the questions that we are most frequently asked. We hope this will be helpful and address any of your questions or concerns. Our goal is to clarify for you what can be overwhelming and confusing. St. Patrick’s Residence wants you to be well informed and give you the peace of mind of knowing you’ve made the decision that is best for you and your loved one.

  1. What types of care are available at St. Patrick’s Residence?
  2. What is the cost at St. Patrick's Residence?
  3. Do you require a deposit upon admission?
  4. What licenses and certifications does St. Patrick’s possess?
  5. What services are available to residents and their families?
  6. What is St. Patrick's Residence long-term admission process?
  7. Where is St. Patrick’s Residence located?
  8. Will Medicare pay for a nursing home stay?
  9. Will Medicaid pay for a nursing home stay?
  10. Can I continue to be seen by my personal physician while I’m at St. Patrick’s Residence?
  11. How can I get more information about St. Patrick's Residence?

1. What types of care are available at St. Patrick's Residence?

St. Patrick's Residence is a 198 bed, long-term nursing and rehabilitation facility offering care in the following areas:

  • Long-Term Care
  • Short-Term Rehabilitation
  • Alzheimer and Dementia Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice and End-of-Life Care
  • Respite and Observation Care(available upon request)

*St. Patrick's Residence provides care for individuals 55 yrs and over.

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2. What is the cost to live at St. Patrick’s Residence?

The basic daily charges for room and care as of January 1, 2018 are:

Private Suite: $319

Private Room: $307

Semi-Private Room: $275

Services Included in the Daily Rate:

  • 24- Hour Nursing Care and Supervision
  • Medication Administration
  • Restorative Rehabilitation Program
  • Social Services Consultation
  • Individualized Nutrition Counseling
  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Individual Menu Selection
  • Specialty Bed and Mattress
  • Access to Personal Computers and iPads with Free Wi-Fi Access
  • Life Enrichment Activities
  • Personal Laundry and Housekeeping
  • Satellite Television-Channel Listing 
  • Daily Mass and Spiritual Care

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3.  Do you require a deposit upon admission?

A $150.00 Administration Processing Fee is required on day of Resident's admission.

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4. What licenses and certifications does St. Patrick’s possess?

St. Patrick's Residence is licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Health and is certified by Medicare and Medicaid.

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5. What services are available to residents and their families?

St. Patrick’s offers many services and amenities to our Residents and their families, including:

  • Served by the Carmelite Sisters
  • On-Site Chapel and Dedicated Pastoral Care
  • Daily Mass and Monthly Ecumenical Mass
  • On-Site Eye, Dental, Podiatry and Audiology Clinics
  • First Floor and Roof Top Gardens
  • Dedicated Volunteers
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Full Life Enrichment Schedule, with Wheelchair-Accessible Bus
  • Personal Laundry and Housekeeping
  • Coffee Shop and Gift Shop
  • Happy Hour
  • Satellite Television
  • Access to Personal Computers and iPads with Free Wi-Fi Access

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6. What is St. Patrick's Residence long-term admission process?

Thank you for your interest in considering St. Patrick’s Residence as a long-term care provider. Below you will find a checklist and documents to assist you in the process of applying to our facility. Once all documents are completed in their entirety, a representative from our admissions team will contact you to discuss your application in more detail.  

Admission Checklist and Documents

At times there may be a waiting list as our admission process is based on a number of factors including  the date an application is received by our Admissions office and the availability of a room based on the healthcare needs of a resident. Availability may be checked by contacting our Admissions Department at (630) 416-6565 or email.

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7. Where is St. Patrick’s located?

We are located on the west side of Naperville, convenient to the intersection of Interstate 88 and Illinois Route 59. Please Click Here to see our map for directions.

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8. Will Medicare pay for a nursing home stay?

To qualify for Medicare’s skilled nursing benefits, an eligible beneficiary must meet specific criteria: admission must be within 30 days of a 3-day hospital stay (not counting the day of discharge), the attending physician must certify that the skilled care is medically necessary, and the skilled care must be related to the condition for which the beneficiary was hospitalized. Even for those who meet the criteria, Medicare’s skilled nursing benefit is short-term, covering 20 full-pay and 80 coinsurance days for each continuous period in which care is needed. Medicare does not pay for custodial or intermediate care in a nursing home, even if the nursing home is a Medicare-certified facility. Medicare’s nursing home coverage is limited to medically necessary skilled nursing and rehabilitative care following a hospital stay.

 The Official Government Site for People with Medicare has more detailed information  about how Medicare relates to long-term care. Section 3 of the publication  Medicare Coverage of Skilled Nursing Facility Care explains the skilled nursing benefit, how skilled nursing differs from custodial or intermediate care, the criteria for coverage, how benefit periods are determined, and other aspects of Medicare coverage in nursing  homes. See also the Medicare links and contacts below.

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9. Will Medicaid pay for a nursing home stay?

In contrast to Medicare, most Medicaid programs including the Illinois program will help pay a portion of the costs of long-term care for eligible recipients. Medicaid is a federal/state assistance program in which eligibility depends on demonstrated need. Applicants must prove that they are within the income and asset levels set by the state in  which they are applying. Benefits toward the cost of nursing home care are available as long as the recipient continues to be within those asset and income levels.

See the Illinois Department of Health Care and Family Services website for specific information on the Illinois Medicaid program.

Medicare and Medicaid Resources On-Line:
Toll-Free Telephone Numbers:

Social Security Administration:
TTY:  1-800-325-0778

DHS Family Community Resource Center in DuPage County
Family Community Resource Center
Phone: (630) 530-1120
TTY: (630) 530-1135
Fax: (630) 834-5947

TTY:  1-877-486-2048

*** The final determination of eligibility in the Medicare or Medicaid programs is determined by those federal or state agencies. ***

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10. Can I continue to be seen by my personal physician while living at St. Patrick’s Residence?

Your personal physician needs to complete the credentialing process to be able to continue as your physician. They must also be willing to follow the guidelines set forth for Nursing Homes. You may be seen by one of the several doctors with whom we do have affiliations. 

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11. How can I get more information about St. Patrick’s Residence?

 Feel free to contact our Admissions Director at (630) 416-6565 if you have additional questions, or if you would like to schedule a tour.

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“We will always hold a special place in our hearts for those at St. Patrick’s who made our family’s final journey with our mother so special.”