A nursing facility provides 24-hour care for rehabilitative, restorative and ongoing skilled-nursing care to patients or residents in need of assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, transferring, toileting and eating. Learn more.
Individuals qualify medically for long-term care facility services if they:
The DHH Office of Aging and Adult Services operates one long-term care facility:
To inquire about nursing facility or home- and community-based services, call the Louisiana Options in Long Term Care Hotline at 1.877.456.1146 (TDD 1.877.544.9544). Call Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The call is free.