The Selfhelp Home - Short-Term Rehabilitation Center - Chicago Short Term Rehab Facility - 2020
The Selfhelp Home - Short-Term Rehabilitation Center - Chicago Short Term Rehab Facility - 2020

The Selfhelp Home - Best Nursing Homes - Short Term Rehabilitation - 2021-2022Short-Term Rehabilitation
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CMS 5-Star Rated Medicare-Licensed Facility

The Selfhelp Home - Best Nursing Homes - Short Term Rehabilitation - 2021-2022

The Selfhelp Home Health & Rehabilitation Center offers a boutique rehabilitation experience with the highest quality of care. Here, clients can recover and regain strength and mobility after surgery or illness.

  • State-of-the-art therapy gym
  • All private suites with private bathrooms
  • In-room accommodations for an overnight guest
  • In-room dining option
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Rooftop deck, beauty salon, movie theater and weekly live musical concerts
  • Selfhelp maintains a kosher kitchen but is not under supervision (Glatt Kosher meals available upon request)

Specialized rehabilitation programs to support your recovery

During a hospital stay, ask for rehab at The Selfhelp Home. You’ll receive a customized, comprehensive therapy program that addresses your specific needs for recovery. Therapy is delivered by our expert team of dedicated medical professionals who truly care about helping you reach your goals.
The Selfhelp Home - Short-term Rehabilitation - Specialized rehabilitation programs to support your recovery

Your treatment plan may include a combination of one or more therapies

Our response to COVID-19

Although our process looks different, our commitment to guiding and motivating you to heal and regain your abilities remains the same.  Our goal is to work with you and your family to achieve your rehabilitation goals and make the transition from rehab to home simple and smooth and… ensuring you have a positive experience along the way.
Updated September 30, 2021

Residents and their families are welcome to come to The Selfhelp Home in person to tour our rehab unit and community. A scheduled tour in advance is required. You can request a tour here. You may also view the short-term rehab unit and the rest of the Selfhelp community through a virtual tour. Click here to take the virtual tour.

Negative COVID-19 Test Prior to Admission
A negative COVID-19 test is required within three days of admission from a hospital.

A 14-day quarantine is ONLY required for unvaccinated individuals arriving to Selfhelp for Short-term rehabilitation.

Therapy Services
Therapy will be conducted in our therapy gym unless a 14 -day precautionary isolation period is required. In this case, therapy will take place in the resident’s room for the first 14 days. We will limit the number of people in the gym at one time to ensure proper physical distancing. More information about the various types of specialized rehabilitation programs offered is available on our website.

Care Plan Meetings
Care plan meetings will be arranged with our care team members by phone call to review treatment and review the rehabilitation goals.

Private Caregiver
Individuals coming to Selfhelp for short-term rehabilitation may have a private caregiver. The private caregivers must have a COVID-19 test three days prior to admission.  Private caregivers must be properly registered with The Selfhelp Home.

Visitor Guidelines
Click here to read our visitor guidelines.

A reputation of excellence in short-term rehabilitation

The Selfhelp Home is a 5-star Medicare-licensed facility maintaining the highest possible ratings by CMS and recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the Best Nursing Homes for eight consecutive years including: 2021-2022, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, & 2014.

Judith J.

Healthcare POA

The Selfhelp Home is definitely the first choice for a post hospital stay. The staff greets you with a smile, a warm reception and always thoughtful practices.

William S.

Rehab Patient

I entered the Selfhelp Home after emergency surgery for a broken leg (Femur) I was told a rehab facility was required and I had a vague awareness of The SelfHelp Home.

Rehabilitation Fees


The Selfhelp Home is a 5-star, Medicare-certified, healthcare facility. A portion of your stay may not be covered by Medicare. Your supplemental insurance policy may cover these costs. You are encouraged to inquire about your benefits.

Private Insurance

In addition to Medicare, The Selfhelp Home also accepts private insurance for short-term rehabilitation.

Private Pay:

If you are planning to pay privately, the physical, occupational and speech therapy program of your stay may be covered by your insurance policy. If you are paying for your short-term rehabilitation stay, the following private pay rates will apply:

Short-Term Rehab Respite Options

Skilled Nursing Respite
$450 daily rate | Maximum 2 week/14-day stay
  • For hospital patients who have been discharged home and Medicare does not cover short-term rehabilitation and cannot manage at home.
  • An option to continue short-term therapy at Selfhelp after discharge and insurance coverage for therapy has ended.
  • Access to therapy through other insurance benefits or private pay.
  • Regular daily rates apply after 14 days

All prices listed are effective as of July 2022 and are subject to change.

Rehabilitation Stay Guide

Virtual Tour

Request More Information

Call (773) 271-0300 or contact us to find out more about admissions