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Cost of Louisiana Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Louisiana is $4,715 per month.

The monthly base rate for Louisiana nursing homes is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Louisiana is also less expensive compared to the national average.

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Louisiana, the average cost is $5,171.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States


Louisiana Nursing Home Statistics

Louisiana contains 277 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 34,033 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 77% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Louisiana skilled nursing homes is 2.8 which ranks 52 nationally.

Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in Louisiana. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other Louisiana facilities.

Overall Ratings of Louisiana Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Louisiana

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Louisiana

Percent of Louisiana Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Louisiana Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Louisiana Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Louisiana

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Louisiana? Ask these questions:

  • What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in Louisiana?
    Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other Louisiana nursing homes?
  • What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
    How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in Louisiana?
  • How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
    Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in Louisiana.
  • How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other Louisiana facilities?
    Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other Louisiana nursing homes.
  • What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in Louisiana?
    The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of Louisiana's nursing homes.
  • What types of activities does the nursing home offer residents?
    Is there a monthly activity calendar? What resident activities are available?
  • Is transportation offered to the nursing home residents?
    How does this compare to other Louisiana nursing homes?
  • Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
    If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept Louisiana Medicaid?

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Louisiana

Have a complaint about a Louisiana Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Louisiana have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Louisiana, report it to:
Louisiana of Department of Health and Hospital
Local: (225) 342-0138
Local TDD: (225) 219-2404
Tollfree: (888) 810-1819
Tollfree Notes: Complaints only
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Louisiana or maybe you are simply seeking some more information regarding the care or services received? If so, your local long-term care ombudsman is a valuable resource. You can contact them at:
Long Term Care Ombudsman of Louisiana
Local: (225) 342-7100
Tollfree: (866) 632-0922
As a Louisiana resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Louisiana state department of insurance at:
Department of Insurance of Louisiana
Local: (225) 342-5900
Tollfree: (800) 259-5301
Are you aware of all the Louisiana health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Louisiana Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital
Local: (225) 342-9500
Tollfree: (855) 229-6848
Are you on a low income in Louisiana and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Louisiana medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital
Local: (855) 229-6848
Tollfree: (888) 342-6207
Spanish: (877) 252-2447
Are you familiar with the Louisiana Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

These offices provide a number of different services to Louisiana residents that are 60 years of age and older. The AAAs can assist and offer guidance on nutrition, caregiver support, assistance programs and referrals, ombudsmen assistance, insurance counseling and even transportation.

Find and Contact your local Louisiana AAA below:

Beauregard Council on Aging
DeRidder, LA
(337) 463-6578
Bienville Area Agency on Aging
Arcadia, LA
(318) 263-8936
Bossier Council on Aging Inc.
Bossier City, LA
(318) 741-8302
Caddo Area Agency on Aging
Shreveport, LA
(318) 676-7900
Allen Council on Aging, Inc.
Oakdale, LA
(318) 335-3195
Calcasieu Area Agency on Aging
Lake Charles, LA
(337) 474-2585
Jefferson Davis Council on Aging
Jennings, LA
(337) 824-5504
Caldwell Parish Council on Aging
Columbia, LA
(318) 649-2584
Cameron Council on Aging
Lake Charles, LA
(337) 905-6000
Claiborne Council on Aging
Homer, LA
(318) 927-6922
DeSoto Council on Aging
Mansfield, LA
(318) 588-8349
East Baton Rouge Council on Aging, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA
(225) 923-8000
Jefferson Council on Aging
Metairie, LA
(504) 888-5880
LaFourche Council on Aging
Mathews, LA
(985) 532-0457
Morehouse Council on Aging, Inc.
Bastrop, LA
(318) 283-0845
Natchitoches Parish Council on Aging
Natchitoches, LA
(318) 357-3250
New Orleans Council on Aging
New Orleans, LA
(504) 821-4121
Ouachita Council on Aging, Inc.
Monroe, LA
(318) 387-0535
Plaquemines Parish Council on Aging, Inc.
Port Sulthur, LA
(504) 564-0600
Red River Council on Aging
Coushatta, LA
(318) 932-5721
Sabine Council on Aging
Many, LA
(318) 256-4140
Saint Bernard Council on Aging, Inc.
Chalmette, LA
(504) 278-7335
Saint Charles Council on Aging, Inc.
Hahnville, LA
(985) 783-6683
Saint James Parish Government
Convent, LA
(225) 562-2372
Saint John Council on Aging, Inc.
Reserve, LA
(985) 479-0272
COAST, Council on Aging St. Tammany
Covington, LA
(985) 892-0377
Terrebonne Area Agency on Aging
Houma, LA
(985) 868-8411
Webster Area Agency on Aging
Minden, LA
(318) 371-3056
West Carroll Council on Aging
Oak Grove, LA
(318) 428-4217
Capital Area Agency on Aging
Baton Rouge, LA
(225) 922-2525
Cenla Area Agency on Aging
Alexandria, LA
(318) 484-2260
Cajun Area Agency on Aging
Lafayette, LA
(337) 572-8940
North Delta Area Agency on Aging
Monroe, LA
(318) 387-2572
Livingston Council on Aging
Denham Springs, LA
(225) 664-9343
Vernon Council on Aging
Leesville, LA
(337) 239-4361
Lincoln Council on Aging
Ruston, LA
(318) 255-5070

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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