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What is Personal Care Services?
Personal Care services primary goal is to provide quality care allowing patients to remain in their homes as long as possible. Care is provided by certified nurses aides, LPNs or RNs . Personal Care services are closely supervised by RN’s. Some people are on service for months and years and others only for a few visits.

What can the Aides or nurses do in the home?
Certified nurse aides can assist the patient with a variety of tasks, including:
Meal preparation
Light housekeeping
Assist with bathing/shampoo
Assist with activities of daily

RNs visit the patient every 2 months for re-certification and to ensure the patient and aide are comfortable with the care being offered.

Who pays for these services?
All services are billed to the patient or family as directed. Some insurances do cover these services. 

Who can receive Personal Care Services?
Personal Care services are available to all persons of all ages.

Who can refer patients?
Anyone can refer patients to personal care, including your doctor, nurse, family, friend, neighbor or yourself.

What is the Personal Care Service Area?
Personal Care services are available to patients who live within a 45 mile radius of Wayne, NE, including the counties of Wayne, Cuming, Cedar, Dixon, Madison, Pierce, Dakota, Stanton and Thurston.

Who to Contact?
Call Providence Medical Center Home Healthcare Services at 402-375-4288 or Providence Medical Center at 402-375-3800 and ask for the Homehealth Care Department.

After 4:30 p.m., and on weekends, call Providence Medical Center at 402-375-3800, and ask for the Home Health Care Nurse on call.

Personal Care services are available without distinction, and patients are accepted for care without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, handicap, or communicable disease including, but not limited to HIV, MRSA, and Hepatitis B.