Compare Nursing Homes in Louisiana

Find the Best Nursing Homes in Louisiana

Louisiana is home to more than 4.5 million people, making it one of the more populous states in the South. Although much of Louisiana is rural, the population is concentrated in a handful of counties.  Among the state's 64 parishes, just three had total nonelderly populations that exceeded 300,000. Such areas with high elderly populations means that there are variety of great post-acute care providers throughout the state to choose from. We can help you find the best senior care in Louisiana, read more below to get started.

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Key Statistics About Louisiana Nursing Homes

279 Medicare certified facilities



$180 average daily cost for Nursing Homes, 33% below the national average.



average Medicare quality rating


Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function:

68%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission:

22%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community:

58%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit:

12%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury:

4%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain:

6%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened:

19%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased:

15%
National

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