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Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home
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Address:
3130 Arthur Ray Teague Pkwy
Bossier City, LA
Housing Types:
  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Micro-Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home
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3130 ARTHUR RAY TEAGUE PKWY
BOSSIER CITY
LA
71112
USA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home is a small, for profit, nursing home with 20 beds based in Bossier City, LA. At last check, the facility had 7 residents indicating that it is 35% occupied which is less than average within the state of Louisiana. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home, was 5 stars. Only 8% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Louisiana. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 4 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home with other senior care providers in Louisiana. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 06/06/2012.
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Response: On February 11, 2013, my father-in-law became a resident of the War Veterans home in Bossier City, La.In the short time he has been living there, he has improved so much, mentally and physically. He is healthier now than he was 5 yrs ago. The veterans home is absolutely amazing.


Description of Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home in Bossier City, LA

Number of Beds : 20

Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home, located in Bossier City, Louisiana provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Micro-Community, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home has a very good hospital, Overton Brooks Va Medical Center (Shreveport, located nearby, which scored a 96 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (71112) in Louisiana, where Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home can be found here.

Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

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    Demographic Profile for Bossier City, LA,71112

    Annual Crime
    71112 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 9 4
    Property Crimes 5 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 27%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 38.5 / 100
    Water Quality 53 / 100
    Superfund Sites 50 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 120.2
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 9% Below
    Cost of Food 3% Below
    Utilities 7% Below
    Miscellaneous 5% Above
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 5.65%
    People
    Male Population 48.79%
    Female Population 51.21%
    Median Age 35.3 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $47,841
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Bossier City LA
    Percent Religious 49.10%
    Baptist 31.71%
    Catholic 6.55%
    Methodist 4.58%
    All Other 6.27%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Bossier City LA
    White  74%
    Black  18%
    Hispanic/Latino  4%
    Asian  1.8%
    Multiracial  1.6%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  0.1%
    Other  0.1%

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