Selfhelp Home of Chicago

(866) 827-5137

908 W Argyle St, CHICAGO, IL


  • Assisted Living
  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Selfhelp Home of Chicago is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 65 beds based in Chicago, IL. At last check, the facility had 63 residents indicating that it is 97% occupied which is more than average within the state of Illinois. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Selfhelp Home Of Chicago, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 84% of nursing homes in Illinois. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Selfhelp Home Of Chicago with other senior care providers in Illinois. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 07/03/2012.
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04/17/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

We had to move my grandmother out of Selfhelp. She was getting awful bruises on her delicate skin because the nurses didn't carefully use an needle on her arm. We were unaware of the issue until we saw her. Grandma refused to stay any longer and we moved her elsewhere.

Description of Selfhelp Home of Chicago in CHICAGO, IL

Number of Beds : 65

With skilled, warm assisted living services, Selfhelp Home is located in a comfortable area of Chicago, IL. Assisted living offers a healthy, secure, and supportive environment for seniors who need help with day-to-day tasks but who still want to retain their self-sufficiency. Why choose an assisted living community? Studies reveal that living near peers and participating in social activities leads to a happier life. Assisted living offers senior-friendly residences and a warm staff. Communities have additional services that include 24-hour supervision and security, emergency response systems, access to licensed nursing care, chef-prepared meals, and assistance with grooming, dressing, and bathing. Laundry, housekeeping, social programs, and local transportation are typically provided as well. Selfhelp Home helps seniors find the worry-free lifestyle they want. There are assisted living services available in this community. Within assisted living communities, you'll find help as you need it, with the goal of supplying the aid required to stay as self-sufficient as possible. Call for more information on how you can become part of the Selfhelp Home community.


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Demographic Profile for CHICAGO, IL, 60601


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
50.1 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

57% Above
Cost of Food
1% Below
15% Above
1% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
6.8 / 100
Water Quality
31 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes