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Cost of Nebraska Adult Day Care Centers

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of adult day care in Nebraska is $1,213 per month.

The monthly base rate for Nebraska adult day care is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Nebraska is also less expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for in Nebraska. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

South Dakota$1,560

Nebraska Adult Day Care Information

Nebraska defines adult day services as social activities, supervision, supportive services, meals, and in some situations, health services that are provided in a licensed setting for individuals who are 18 years or older (19 years or older in some situations) and need structured activities, support and supervision. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Regulation and Licensure provides regulations to govern licensure of adult day services in the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC), however they do not require separate licensure if a licensed health care facility provides adult day care services exclusively to individuals residing in that health care facility.

Nebraska Adult Day Care Minimum Standards

A variety of services shall be offered or made available to participants based on their assessed needs. If the adult day care provider cannot offer those services, then they can arrange appropriate services with individuals or community agencies. Such services include assistance with activities of daily living, transportation, health education, counseling, monitoring or other health-related services, nursing services, skilled nursing services, and social services.

Nebraska does not require licensed personnel to administer medications. Adult day care providers must ensure that medication aides and other unlicensed persons who provide medications are trained and have demonstrated the minimum competency standards specified in the relevant rules. The State of Nebraska doesn't have a staffing ratio, but each center must be staffed at all times by at least one full-time staff person who has received appropriate training. In addition, the center must maintain an appropriate ratio of direct care staff member to clients to ensure that client needs are met. A licensed nurse must be on staff, or contracted to provide necessary training, assessment and nursing services. Nebraska authorizes inspections of up to 25 percent of ADS providers based on a random selection of licensed providers. The state also conducts focused inspections in response to complaints and incidents or when five years have passed without an inspection. The summary of adult day care requirements in Nebraska can be found here.

Nebraska Adult Day Care Resources

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, Nebraska
Mailing address:
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026
402-471-6035 OR 1-800-254-4202
Adult Day Care Providers of New Hampshire
(603) 628-2407

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