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Inpatient Services


Nelson County Health System's patient care staff take pride in providing quality and compassionate care.  Our highly skilled and dedicated staff care for patient's requiring skilled care services such as surgical, outpatient, swing bed, respite, inpatient and observation care. Inpatient care is supported by physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, respiratory care and diagnostic imaging.  With 24 hour care, NCHS provides patients with timely and responsive care for a variety of medical issues.

Services include:

  • Admission for continued care of patients transferred from the hospital after surgery or serious illness
  • Admission directly from the Emergency Department for further evaluation, diagnosis or treatment
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech therapy for inpatients.


For more information on Inpatient, Swing Bed, Observation or Respite Care services at NCHS, please call 701-322-4328.