Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home

(855) 638-4685

1610 Evangeline Rd, Jennings, LA

Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home
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Jennings, LA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home is a small, for profit, nursing home with 31 beds based in Jennings, LA. At last check, the facility had 8 residents indicating that it is 26% occupied which is less than average within the state of Louisiana. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 70% of nursing homes in Louisiana. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 4 stars to 3 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Southwest 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 08/23/2012.
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Description of Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home in Jennings, LA

Number of Beds : 31

Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home, located in Jennings, Louisiana provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home has a very good hospital, Jennings American Legion Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (70546) in Louisiana, where Southwest 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 Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home can be found here.

Southwest 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, Southwest 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 Jennings, LA,70546

    Annual Crime
    70546 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 6 4
    Property Crimes 5 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 28%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 91.8 / 100
    Water Quality 33 / 100
    Superfund Sites 77 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 75.9
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 21% Below
    Cost of Food 1% Below
    Utilities 8% Below
    Miscellaneous 4% Above
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 3.16%
    Male Population 47.67%
    Female Population 52.33%
    Median Age 35.4 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $36,161
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Jennings LA
    Percent Religious 67.87%
    Catholic 46.07%
    Baptist 15.47%
    Methodist 3.64%
    All Other 2.69%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Jennings LA
    White  77.8%
    Black  20%
    Hispanic/Latino  1%
    Multiracial  0.7%
    Asian  0.3%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Jennings American Legion Hospital

    1634 Elton Road
    Jennings LA 70546
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 337-616-7030
    Average Rating: 85%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Family Drug Store Of Jennings Inc

    1710 Johnson St
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (337) 824-2800

    Health Mart Of Jennings Llc

    1322 Elton Rd
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (337) 616-9500

    Wal Mart Stores East Lp

    303 E Interstate Dr
    Distance: 0.3 miles
    (337) 824-9010
    Nearby Churches

    First Church Of Christ

    806 May St
    Jennings, LA
    Distance: 0.9 miles
    (337) 824-3462

    Jennings Church Of Christ

    1812 N Cutting Ave
    Jennings, LA
    Distance: 1.5 miles
    (337) 824-2527

    St Joseph's Catholic Church

    1400 Old Evangeline Highway
    Evangeline, LA
    Distance: 6.0 miles
    (337) 824-4995

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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