Nursing Homes in Louisiana

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Cost of Louisiana Nursing Homes

The average cost of nursing homes in Louisiana is $155 per day. This is higher than the national average which is $228 per day.

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Overview of Louisiana Nursing Homes

For seniors who live in Louisiana nursing homes, there is a slower pace that begs people to slow down and enjoy themselves. Down home hospitality, traditional Creole cooking and numerous festivals that celebrate the many different heritages in the state are just a few of the activities seniors can enjoy. The weather is welcoming to most seniors who look forward to embracing its warmth.

The state has a number of hospitals that have been ranked on a national scale. For seniors who reside in nursing homes in Louisiana, this is reassuring news. These include Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, ranked tops in cardiology and heart surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, diabetes and endocrinology and geriatrics, to name just a few specialties. Other top hospitals in the state include Our Lady of Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, WK Bossier Health Center in Bossier City and Willis-Knighton Medical Center in Shreveport.

Nursing Homes in Louisiana Defined

Nursing homes in Louisiana typically provide care for those seniors that have serious medical conditions and that aren’t able to care for themselves at home on a daily basis. Nursing care is available at two levels: skilled and intermediate. At the skilled nursing care level, assistance with daily living skills is offered at the level the individual needs as well as any medical management. Intermediate nursing care offers the resident assistance with daily care and medical management on a needed basis. Both nursing levels offer care 24 hours a day.

Regulation of Louisiana Nursing Homes

Louisiana Nursing HomesThe state’s Department of Health and Hospitals has been charged with ensuring that each nursing home is sufficiently licensed and providing the standards of care necessary for the good health of its residents. The license is renewed on an annual basis and is contingent on the nursing home being compliant with the regulations outlined by the Department of Health and Hospitals. Louisiana nursing homes are required to have written procedures for reporting neglect, abuse, or even any discovered injuries.

Paying for Nursing Homes in Louisiana

Fees includes a wide range of benefits, such as meals, nursing home activities, room board and medical care. Medical services that a physician orders and that fall outside the realm of the nursing staff, such as speech or occupational therapy, are additional charges. These fees are also billed separately.

Nursing homes in Louisiana accept three primary types of payment for their services. Some residents pay for services with money from the sale of their home, or other assets, or from their savings. Medicare pays for a limited number of days in a nursing home as a transition for seniors leaving the hospital. Medicaid pays for nursing homes for seniors who lack the financial means to do so on their own.

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