With more than 10 nursing homes in the city, you ought to be be able to find a quality nursing home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. These nursing homes received on average an overall grade of B-, which is a solid grade for the city. We found this city grade was considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Lafayette. While that is not a terrible grade, Baton Rouge certainly appears to be a better bet. This city is stronger in some categories than others, but it didn't have terrible grades in any of the four major categories. Additional information about its category grades is available in the next section.
While its overall score was somewhat average, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Baton Rouge a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, the city also excelled in the area of long-term care with a B. In the last two categories, Baton Rouge were awarded a C in our short-term care category and a C for nursing.