About Children's Home Healthcare
Why Choose Us
Children's Home Healthcare is the area's only full-service home health care agency that is devoted exclusively to children. Children's Home Healthcare employees are an experienced team of pediatric specialists that support the concept of family-centered, high quality pediatric care and respect of the uniqueness of every child. Children's Home Healthcare believes that children are entitled to respect, care and recognition of their special health care needs. Children's Home Healthcare is Joint Commission accredited and Medicare/Medicaid certified.
Home Health Nursing
Pediatric nurses provide intermittent home visits for skilled intervention and/or assessment of the physical, psychosocial, educational and environmental needs of the child with intervention and appropriate follow-up.
Types of nursing visits performed in the home:
- Well-baby checks
- Phototherapy for neonatal jaundice
- Enteral nutrition/formula and equipment (see service description below)
- Intravenous (IV)/infusion medications
CHHC's pharmacy staff uses a full service approach to coordinate other home care services with infusion therapy. We coordinate medication deliveries, labs and dressing changes with nurses. We monitor labs and communicate with the physician(s) about the labs and any medication changes needed. We relay any changes needed to you the caregiver, and to the nurses taking care of the child.
Some of the therapies we provide include:
- IV antibiotics
- Hematologic Stimulating Agents (Neupogen®, Neulasta®, Epogen®, etc.)
- Antiemetics (Zofran®, Kytril®, Compazine®, etc)
- Immunoglobulin Therapy
- Steroid Therapy
- IV/IM/Subcutaneous injectable medications
- Central Line and Infusa-Port Catheter Maintenance
- Desferal, Iron Chelation Therapy
- Antispasmodics (Baclofen® for pumps)
- Growth hormone (Humatrope®, Nutropin®, Genotropin®, Norditropin®, Saizen®)
- Hormone Therapy (Acthar gel®, Depo Lupron Pedi®, etc.)
- Anticoagulants (Lovenox®)
- Pain management
- Total parenteral nutrition (TPN)
- Factor Products
- Irrigation Solutions
- Sterile Water for humidification
- Sterile Saline for Irrigation and Suction
Pediatric trained Respiratory Therapists provide patient/caregiver education, psychosocial support and physical assessment for pediatric patients that require specialized respiratory equipment and supplies.
Types of respiratory therapy visits performed:
- Apnea Monitor training and follow up
- Oxygen Therapy
- Oxygen Concentrators
- Cough Assist Devices
- Nebulizer set-ups
Private Duty Nursing
Children's Home Healthcare's World
Children's Home Healthcare's World is a licensed respite and childcare center providing care to medically fragile and/or technologically dependent infants and children. The purpose of CHHC World is to provide center-based, skilled nursing care to medically fragile children as well as incorporating education, developmental and socialization skills to help these children reach their maximum potential. CHHC World is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The facility is staffed with pediatric-trained nurses, childcare partners, activities therapists, teachers and volunteers. Physical and occupational therapists, speech pathologists, social workers, child life specialists, chaplains and dieticians are available on a consultative basis.
In-Home Private Duty Nursing Services
Children's Home Healthcare has been providing in-home private duty nursing services since 1993. It is a service dedicated to caring for medically fragile and/or technologically dependent infants and children in their place of residence. Private duty nursing manages the child's complex care needs by working in partnership with the parent/caregivers and physicians caring for the child. The goal is to provide parents/caregivers the skills to manage their child's care while assisting them to meet their child's needs.
Specializing in pediatric seating and mobility products and services.
- Manual Wheelchairs
- Bath Chairs
- Gait Trainers
- Patient Lifts
- Strollers/ Kid Karts
- Floor Sitters
- Bath Lifts
- Complex manual wheelchairs
- Specialty mobility equipment
Pediatric Medical Equipment
As the only exclusive pediatric home medical equipment company in the greater Omaha and Lincoln areas, Children's Home Healthcare recognizes that children are not merely small adults.
Children come in all shapes and sizes, and so should their home medical equipment. Our medical equipment and supplies are made expressly for children. Every member of our staff is a pediatric specialist.
Pediatric Medical Supplies
- Infant formula
- Feeding Tubes
- Gastrostomy Tubes
- Diabetic Meters
- Urological Supplies
- Incontinent Supplies
- Dressings (wound and catheter)
- Ostomy Supplies
- Tracheotomy Supplies
- Suction Supplies
- Respiratory Supplies
- Percussor Supplies
Home Enteral Nutrition Therapy
The goal of Enteral Therapy is to provide the child with adequate nutrition for growth and development and to effectively manage the nutritional needs of enteral patients and customers.
Admission Criteria and Follow-up Care
Patients and customers admitted to Children's Home Healthcare's enteral nutrition service will have appropriate follow-up training and nursing care based upon their individual needs and requirements. The Enteral Nutritional Team will monitor the patient and customers response to enteral nutrition and will communicate with the child's physician to enhance optimal nutritional support.