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Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home

  • Nursing Home
  • For people with disabilities

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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1610 Evangeline Highway,
Jennings LA 70546

(337) 824-2829

2.3% estimated occupancy 1

Located in Jennings, Louisiana, Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home is one of just three nursing homes there. This facility is ranked among the best nursing homes we assessed. This nursing home was given one of the best grades that we offer. We can not find many bad things to say about this place. Its ratings are as good as they get. We also gave this facility phenomenal scores in each of our categories. More information about these categories can be found below.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Government - State

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Recreational Therapy


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Best Nursing Home in Louisiana Awards 2019

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Best Nursing Home in Jennings, Louisiana Awards 2019

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Best Nursing Home in Louisiana Awards 2020

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Best Nursing Home in Jennings, Louisiana Awards 2020

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of being an elite nursing home overall, this facility excelled in our inspections category, where it received an A+. Very few nursing homes fared this well in this category. Our inspection scores are tied to several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. While this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Adding to its high-end achievements in other areas, we awarded this nursing home a score of A- for our long-term care rating. Facilities that receive this type of score in long-term care typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. This facility clearly fared favorably enough in these measures to receive an impressive score in this category.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

Moving on our third category, this facility was given first-rate short-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a score of A- in that area. In our short-term care rating, we endeavor to create a fair measure for rehabilitation services. In doing so, we analyze a nursing home's offerings of skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. It doesn't look like this facility provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. The final metric we looked at in this area is the number of residents that ultimately returned home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-plus

In the last category we looked at, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this grade, the nursing home rounded out a very impressive report card. In computing our nursing grades, we weigh both staffing levels and the training levels of the nurses. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home Quality Metrics

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home, 89.54% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Jennings Senior Care HospitalPsychiatric 2.7 miles away1 Hospital Drive, Suite 201 Jennings Louisiana 70546Proprietary(337) 824-1558
  • Jennings American Legion HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.79 miles away1634 Elton Road Jennings Louisiana 70546Voluntary non-profit - Private(337) 616-7000
  • Acadia General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 15.4 miles away1305 Crowley Rayne Highway Crowley Louisiana 70526Voluntary non-profit - Private(337) 783-3222

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmcna - Jennings2.66 miles away1906 Johnson St Jennings Louisiana 70546Dialysis Stations: 12 (337) 824-5353
  • Dci - Jennings2.88 miles away1322 Elton Rd Ste C Jennings Louisiana 70546Dialysis Stations: 15 (337) 616-8232
  • Fmcna - Crowley15.05 miles away625 E 8th St Crowley Louisiana 70526Dialysis Stations: 15 (337) 783-0013
  • Dci - Crowley15.23 miles away1325 Wright Ave Ste B Crowley Louisiana 70526Dialysis Stations: 16 (337) 788-1990