Explore Our Hospital

Our hospital has a lot to offer you and your loved one on the journey to improved health. Please check out our virtual tour, photo gallery and more to get a better understanding of where you and your loved one will be during the stay. If you have any questions about visitation that is not mentioned in the Visitor Information section, please be sure to give us a call!

Photo Gallery

Kindred Northlake Lobby 01 Kindred Northlake Cafeteria 01 Kindred Northlake Cafeteria 02 Kindred Northlake Cafeteria 04 Kindred Northlake Cafeteria 06 Kindred Northlake Cafeteria 05 Kindred Northlake Cafeteria 09 Kindred Northlake Family Waiting 01 Kindred Northlake Family Waiting 03 Kindred Northlake Lobby 00 Kindred Northlake Lobby 05 Kindred Northlake Meditation Room 01 Kindred Northlake Nurses Station 01 Kindred Northlake Nurses Station 02 Kindred Northlake Nurses Station 04 Kindred Northlake Patient Room 01 Kindred Northlake Patient Room 05 Kindred Northlake Lobby 03

Visitor Information

  • Sign in at the reception desk and receive a visitor pass. Visitor passes are valid only for the date and area displayed and we ask that you wear them at all times while inside the hospital.  Prior to leaving the hospital, please return the visitor pass to the front desk
  • Adhere to all infection control guidelines, and wash hands when entering or leaving patient rooms. Please also, check with your loved ones nurse for special restrictions.
  • Keep noise to a minimum.
  • Limit visiting to the patient’s room.
  • We are a tobacco-free hospital.  Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the hospital. It is a violation of the Smoke-free Illinois Act.

Visiting Hours

General visiting hours for Kindred Hospital – Chicago (Northlake Campus) are daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Flexibility in hours may be available in some cases and should be discussed with the nursing manager, chief clinical officer or the chief executive officer.

Please limit the number of visitors to no more than two at a time in your loved ones room.

Please have all other visitors wait in the main lobby until other visitors leave. Be aware that we may ask that you to wait outside the patient’s room while care is being provided.

Rest is very important to recovery for your loved one, so visitors to the High Acuity Unit should limit visits to 15 minutes.

Visiting with Children

Children under the age of five (5) are not routinely allowed in patient rooms, and an adult must accompany children under the age of twelve (12). Children are welcome to wait in common or family waiting areas, but must be supervised at all times in order to ensure their safety and the safety of our patients. 

Infection Control

We ask that all visitors observe general hygiene practices when entering and leaving patient rooms. This includes disinfecting hands using the sanitizer dispensers conveniently placed around the hospital.

For visitors of patients who are under special infection-control precautions or isolation, please read the isolation signs, check with the patient’s nurse, and make sure you understand and cooperate with the required precautions.  

Please refrain from visiting if you have a cough, runny nose and/or congestion, sore throat, body aches, unusual weakness or tiredness, fever, rash, open sores, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or exposure to any communicable diseases such as chicken pox, measles or mumps.

Spiritual Center

Located on the ground floor, the spiritual center is open to all visitors for meditation or prayer.


The hospital cafeteria is located on the basement level and is available to all visitors.

  • Breakfast is served daily from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Vending machines and complimentary coffee and tea are available throughout the day in the cafeteria.

Parking and Security

Free parking is available in the adjacent lots located to the east, west and south of the hospital. Handicapped parking spaces are available in all lots. While we strive to keep all areas of the hospital secure, we are not responsible for vehicle damage, fire or theft while parked in the hospital lot. For the safety of our patients, all doors are locked after 8 p.m. Please use the phone in the ambulance bay for admission after hours. The security staff is available to provide escorts to and from cars after hours, upon request.

Family Involvement

Family members have the opportunity to meet with clinical staff in a patient care conference to discuss their loved one’s current condition, re-evaluate the customized plan of care and progress and to ask any questions. These conferences promote communication and provide a regular forum in which all professionals involved in the patient’s care can address questions and concerns. Patient conferences may be scheduled by contacting case management.

Local Accommodations


Comfort Inn O'Hare - 1.76 miles away
3001 N. Mannheim Road
Franklin Park, IL

Candlewood Suites Chicago-O’Hare - 3.04 miles 
4021 North Mannheim Road
Schiller Park, IL

New Waverton Hotel - 2.62 miles 
624 North York Rd
Elmhurst, IL



Alejandro's Mexican Cuisine - 0.04 miles 
400 E North Ave
Northlake, IL
Cuisine: Mexican

Anthony's Pizzeria - 0.2 miles 
216 E North Ave
Northlake, IL
Cuisine: Pizza

Subway - 0.3 miles 
165 E North Ave
Northlake, IL
Cuisine: Sandwiches

144 East Bar & Grill - 0.34 miles 
144 E North Ave
Northlake, IL
Cuisine: American (Traditional)

Burger King - 0.38 miles 
1935 N Mannheim Rd
Melrose Park, IL
Cuisine: Fast Food

McDonald's - 0.6 miles 
1 E North Ave
Northlake, IL
Cuisine: Fast Food

Sala Thai Restaurant - 0.65 miles 
103 N Wolf Rd
Northlake, IL
Cuisine: Thai

Victoria Family Restaurant - 0.67 miles 
2080 N Mannheim Rd
Melrose Park, IL
Cuisine: Diner

Potbelly Sandwich Works - 0.92 miles 
112 W North Ave
Northlake, IL
Cuisine: Sandwiches

Rasoi Indian Vegi Delight - 0.95 miles 
2321 N Mannheim Rd
Melrose Park, IL
Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, Pakistani

Portillo's Hot Dogs - 1.1 miles 
170 W North Ave
Northlake, IL
Cuisine: Hot Dogs, Fast Food