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100 Christwood Blvd, Covington, LA


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Senior Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Christwood is a small, not for profit, nursing home with 30 beds based in Covington, LA. At last check, the facility had 23 residents indicating that it is 77% occupied which is about average within the state of Louisiana. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Christwood, was 5 stars. Only 8% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Louisiana.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Christwood 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 about 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 09/09/2011.
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Description of Christwood in Covington, LA

Number of Beds : 30

Christwood, located in Covington, Louisiana provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, Senior Community, Skilled Nursing Facility, and Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Christwood has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Christwood has a very good hospital, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Christwood's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (70433) in Louisiana, where Christwood is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Christwood can be found here.

Christwood 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, Christwood 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, Christwood is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Also, Christwood is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, Christwood 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.


Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Colostomy or Urostomy

Demographic Profile for Covington, LA,70433


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
36.5 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

1% Above
Cost of Food
5% Above
14% Below
1% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
83 / 100
Water Quality
40 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes