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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.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
Louisiana Nursing Home StatisticsLouisiana 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
Local TDD: (225) 219-2404
Tollfree: (888) 810-1819
Tollfree Notes: Complaints only
Tollfree: (866) 632-0922
Tollfree: (800) 259-5301
Tollfree: (855) 229-6848
Tollfree: (888) 342-6207
Spanish: (877) 252-2447
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:
For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources
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