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When someone is faced with illness or injury, it not only affects the physical aspect of their life, but it alters daily chores, interaction with family, and the mental health and well-being of that individual as well.
VCHS Home Health understands the complexity and frustration this can cause in a household. That is why we strive to deliver tender, compassionate, and competent services that meet the unique needs of each patient we serve.
VCHS Home Health is a Medicare-certified agency consisting of a professional staff formally trained to care for people who require health care in their own homes.
Home Health nurses are on call 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
Home Health services are provided under the direction of a patient’s physician. Patients are given care and personalized attention from a team of registered nurses, physical therapists, Home Health aides, social workers, and occupational and speech therapists.
This professional team provides skilled observation and assessment of the patient and helps to develop a plan of care.
Valley County Health System Home Health provides services in 11 central Nebraska counties, with a primary services area of Valley, Garfield, Loup, Custer, Wheeler, Greeley, Sherman, and Howard counties.
Patients qualify for Home Health services when they:
Home Health ordered by a physician is paid for by Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans’ Administration, and most private insurance companies. Patients may also request these services on a private-pay basis. For more information, call 308.728.4355 or 800-352-2171.