Home Health Care

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

*Nurse on call 24/7

Contact Information

About Us

The highly qualified and compassionate nurses of our Home Health Services staff are available when you need health care brought to your home. Our team works closely with you and your physician to develop a plan of care following illness, surgery or change in health.

Our staff helps patients and their caregivers become self-sufficient and as independent as possible. The Home Health team members are specially trained and offer a wide range of clinical experience, understanding, and sensitivity to each patient’s needs.

We are dedicated in helping our patients prevent re-hospitalization and emergency room visits. Home Health provides nursing and supportive services that can help patients improve their quality of life and enables patients to live as safely and fully as possible at home.

Visits are made under the direction of the patient’s physician. Weekend and after hour visits are made if the patient’s condition warrants.

Obtaining Services

Referrals to Home Care can be made by the individual, friends, family or health care providers by calling Nemaha County Home Care. All referrals will be evaluated for admission to the program.

We provide services to patients of all ages – from newborn on. We accept Medicare, Medicaid and all major insurance companies in the state of Nebraska.

Services Provided

Skilled Nursing

  • Provide therapeutic treatments such as physical assessments, injections, catheter care, wound care, IV therapy and many other skilled services.
  • Educate you about your illness, medications, diet and treatments that are required to maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Assist you in finding other needed health care resources within your community
  • Provide phototherapy (Bili lights) for newborns with jaundice so they can remain at home.
  • A telemonitor may be placed in the home, if warranted, to help prevent an unnecessary re-hospitalization or emergency room visit. A patient is able to check their vital signs - blood pressure, pulse, weight, and oxygen level - daily to help monitor their condition more closely. The results are assessed 7 days a week by a nurse.

Occupational Therapy

  • Evaluate your functional abilities for safe independence and develop a plan to increase your abilities through education in new ways or providing equipment to assist you in performing the daily activities that are important to your life such as bathing, dressing, cooking and laundry. The therapist will tailor the plan to your needs and goals.

Home Health Aides

  • Provide personal care assistance with bathing, hair, and nail care.

Physical Therapy

  • Evaluate your physical abilities
  • Develop and implement a plan to assist you in regaining function and strength following an illness or surgery, such as hip or knee replacement, to improve your endurance, balance and mobility in daily activities.

Speech Therapy

  • Evaluate speech, voice production, swallowing needs, cognition for safety, and medication management, and develop a plan of care.

Wound Ostomy and Continence Care

  • A wound, ostomy and continence nurse, (CWOCN) provides specialized care for patients with wounds of any etiology; ostomy care and education; and treatment of bowel and bladder incontinence. Find more information here.