Lake Charles Care Center

(866) 321-8202

2701 Ernest St, Lake Charles, LA

Lake Charles Care Center
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2701 ERNEST ST
LAKE CHARLES
LA
70601
USA
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2701 Ernest St
Lake Charles, LA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Lake Charles Care Center is a large, for profit, nursing home with 182 beds based in Lake Charles, LA. At last check, the facility had 162 residents indicating that it is 89% occupied which is about 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 Lake Charles Care Center, was 1 star, which is a lower rating than 75% of nursing homes in Louisiana. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 2 stars to 1 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Lake Charles 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 about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 07/27/2012.
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Description of Lake Charles Care Center in Lake Charles, LA

Number of Beds : 182

Lake Charles Care Center, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Lake Charles Care Center has received 1 star from Medicare and an average user review rating of 1 star. Lake Charles Care Center has a very good hospital, Christus St Patrick Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 91 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Lake Charles Care Center's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (70601) in Louisiana, where Lake Charles Care Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Lake Charles Care Center can be found here.

Lake Charles Care Center 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, Lake Charles Care Center 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.

Amenities

Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • For more information about Lake Charles Care Center call (866) 321-8202 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Lake Charles, LA,70601

    Annual Crime
    70601 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 5 4
    Property Crimes 5 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 29%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 46.3 / 100
    Water Quality 40 / 100
    Superfund Sites 39 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 180.7
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 25% Below
    Cost of Food 3% Below
    Utilities 13% Below
    Miscellaneous 7% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 5.22%
    People
    Male Population 47.00%
    Female Population 53.00%
    Median Age 36.9 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $29,031
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Lake Charles LA
    Percent Religious 63.54%
    Catholic 31.00%
    Baptist 21.08%
    Methodist 3.69%
    Other Christian 2.97%
    Pentecostal 2.49%
    All Other 2.33%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Lake Charles LA
    Black  60.8%
    White  35.7%
    Hispanic/Latino  1.2%
    Multiracial  1.1%
    Asian  0.7%
    Other  0.2%

    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

    Christus St Patrick Hospital

    524 Dr Michael Debakey Street
    Lake Charles LA 70601
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 337-491-7730
    Average Rating: 91%

    Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

    1701 Oak Park Blvd
    Lake Charles LA 70601
    Distance: 1 mile
    Tel: 337-494-3200
    Average Rating: 84%

    W O Moss Regional Medical Center

    1000 Walters Street
    Lake Charles LA 70607
    Distance: 2 miles
    Tel: 337-475-8100
    Average Rating: 86%

    Women And Children's Hospital At Lake Charles

    4200 Nelson Road
    Lake Charles LA 70605
    Distance: 2 miles
    Tel: 337-474-6370
    Average Rating: 83%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Wal Mart Stores East Lp

    2500 N Martin Luther King Hwy
    Distance: 2.3 miles
    (337) 430-0249

    Sams East Inc

    2025 Sams Way
    Distance: 2.3 miles
    (337) 477-2775

    Target Corporation And Subsidiaries

    1720 W Prien Lake Rd
    Distance: 2.3 miles
    (337) 562-7802
    Nearby Churches

    University United Methodist

    3501 Patrick St
    Lake Charles, LA
    Distance: 0.8 miles

    Emmanuel Baptist Church

    3626 Common St
    Lake Charles, LA
    Distance: 1.0 miles

    Church of Christ

    2801 Enterprise Blvd
    Lake Charles, LA
    Distance: 1.1 miles
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

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