Nebraska Home Care Association Membership Classifications
Nebraska Home Care Association membership consists of the following classifications:
Agency providers consist of licensed or certified organizations which provide home health, home care and/or social services to the sick or disabled in their homes. Agency Provider Members must be affiliated with home care, such as direct services, therapies, suppliers, or education.
Hospice providers consist of licensed or certified organizations which provide care and services to terminally ill patients including bereavement counseling. Hospice Services may be provided on an outpatient basis to the patient in the patient’s place of residence. Hospice services may also be provided by an inpatient hospice facility. Hospice Provider Members must be affiliated with a hospice.
Private Duty Care Providers
Private duty care providers consist of companies or organizations that provide attendant care, companion care, home maker, adult day care, respite or transportation services that are not licensed to provide home care services.
Palliative Care Providers
Palliative care providers consist of any individual or organization working with a care team and providing specialized medical care for people with chronic and serious diseases and illnesses. Palliative Care Provider Members must be affiliated with a palliative care team.
Associate members consist of non-licensed organizations that provide home care services and organizations or associations that are concerned with, or have an interest in, the development of home care and related services. Associate Members must be affiliated with home care, such as services, therapies, suppliers, or education.
Individual members are persons associated with a Provider or Associate Member who wish to join as an individual, or (2) an individual not otherwise associated with an organization, providing home care services to persons in their home with an interest in home care services.
Friend of Home Care Members
A Friend of Home Care member is an individual not employed or affiliated by a home health agency, company or other home care provider who has an interest in home care services.
Honorary members are persons who have distinguished themselves in furthering the purposes of the Association. Honorary membership is bestowed by action of the Board of Directors.