Vermilion Health Care Center

(866) 871-8490

14008 Cheneau Rd, KAPLAN, LA


  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

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

05/03/2014  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Terrible place to put anyone. People are friendly, but care is terrible. Residents basically take care of themselves. The place is totally depressing.

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Vermilion Health Care Center is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Kaplan, LA. At last check, the facility had 114 residents indicating that it is 95% occupied which is more than average within the state of Louisiana. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident 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 Vermilion Health Care Center, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 53% of nursing homes in Louisiana. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 1 stars to 2 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Vermilion Health Care Center 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 12/15/2011.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

03/19/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

By far the best care out of any nursing home around!

Description of Vermilion Health Care Center in KAPLAN, LA

Built In 1983 , Number of Beds : 120

Residents find a full range of skilled nursing and rehab services and a welcoming, amicable community at Vermilion Health Care Center. Reside at Vermilion Health Care Center and enjoy an exciting new chapter of life, where elders can share stories and relish the companionship of peers. With a full range of skilled nursing and rehab services, and with a welcoming, amicable community, seniors feel right at home. When you are ready to make the move to Vermilion Health Care Center for skilled nursing and rehab services, call a senior care advisor.



Parking & Transportation
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • Storage
  • TV/Media Room
Dining Options
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Family Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Low Sugar
  • Vegetarian
  • Low Sodium
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Hits, Kicks, or Acts Physically Aggressive
  • Yells, Curses, or Acts Verbally Aggressive
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Patients
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7

Demographic Profile for KAPLAN, LA, 70548


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
37.1 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

23% Below
Cost of Food
2% Below
7% Below
3% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
88 / 100
Water Quality
10 / 100
Superfund Sites
21 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes