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Valley View Health Care
(866) 870-8999
7119 Highway 1
Marksville, LA
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  • Nursing Home
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Valley View Health Care
7119 Highway 1
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Valley View Health Care is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 100 beds based in Marksville, LA. At last check, the facility had 88 residents indicating that it is 88% occupied which is about average within the state of Louisiana. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, 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 Valley View Health Care, was 5 stars. Only 8% of nursing homes have 5 stars in Louisiana.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Valley View Health Care 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 12/01/2011.
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Description of Valley View Health Care in Marksville, LA

Number of Beds : 100

Valley View Health Care, located in Marksville, Louisiana provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Valley View Health Care has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Valley View Health Care has a very good hospital, Avoyelles Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 86 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Valley View Health Care's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (71351) in Louisiana, where Valley View Health Care is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Valley View Health Care can be found here.

Valley View Health Care 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, Valley View Health Care 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 Marksville, LA,71351

    Annual Crime
    71351 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 3 4
    Property Crimes 3 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 23%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 90.6 / 100
    Water Quality 35 / 100
    Superfund Sites 99 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 66.7
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 22% Below
    Cost of Food 1% Below
    Utilities 6% Below
    Miscellaneous 3% Above
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 2.19%
    Male Population 47.01%
    Female Population 52.99%
    Median Age 36 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $30,477
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Marksville LA
    Percent Religious 56.89%
    Catholic 44.77%
    Baptist 10.04%
    All Other 2.09%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Marksville LA
    White  67.1%
    Black  28.6%
    Native American  2%
    Multiracial  0.9%
    Hispanic/Latino  0.7%
    Asian  0.2%
    Other  0.1%

    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.