Home Health

Cherry County Hospital (CCH) provides home health care for patients who are homebound and are unable to make frequent visits to their health care provider. In addition to skilled care, Home Health can provide personal care for residents of the following Nebraska counties: Cherry, Brown, Keya Paha, Rock, and Thomas, and there is also limited coverage available for Todd County, South Dakota.

Services can include but are not limited to the following:

Skilled Assessment
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech Therapy
Bathing Assistance
Medication Training
Instruction on Disease Management
Ostomy Care
Wound Care
Post Surgical Care
Equipment Training

Outside Resources:

Home Health uses a number of outside agencies to assist you with your care. To ensure you receive the most comprehensive care, Home Health will coordinate with the appropriate agencies to provide both the equipment and services needed for your care.


Your primary care provider will refer you to CCH if he/she thinks you would benefit from Home Health Services.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Does CCH offer hospice care?
A: Sorry, CCH does not offer hospice care at this time.

Q: Does home health care need to be pre-certified with my insurance company?

A: Yes! Insurance companies require precertification for home health care. It is always wise to contact your insurance company to pre-certify your home health care. It is also wise to document the number you called, the name of the person with whom you spoke, what they told you, and the date and time of the conversation.

Q: What does it take to qualify for Home Health services?

A: Listed below are the admission criteria. If you have any questions about these or any Home Health services, please contact our Home Health department at 402.376.2525.
You must require intermittent skilled nursing care, physical therapy, or speech therapy.
Your attending physician must certify that you are homebound.
You are accepted for treatment on the basis of a reasonable expectation that your medical, nursing, and social needs can be met adequately in your place of residence.