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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.
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