source:Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals languages: English from the web page: "Louisiana's Medicaid Program provides payment for special long term care support services, as well as full Medicaid health coverage, to eligible people who, because of their medical condition, require assistance with activities of daily living ..."
also at Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals: brochure: Long Term Care Pre-Application Checklist
3 pages; languages: English from the brochure: "This flyer will let you know what information is needed to apply for Louisiana Medicaid to help pay for long-term care in a nursing facility, group home, developmental center or for Home and Community Based Waiver services..."
source:AARP 31 pages; languages: English from the publication:"...Louisiana Long-term Care: A Survey of AARP Members explores membersí opinions and concerns about having enough long-term care options and being able to stay in their own homes and communities as they age..."
source:Louisiana Office of Elderly Affairs languages: English from the web page:"...The Louisiana Ombudsman Program wants you to exercise your rights as a resident of a long-term care facility. ..."
also at Louisiana Office of Elderly Affairs: web page: Elderly Protective Services (EPS)- A Safety Net for Elder Adults languages: English from the web page "The purpose of Elderly Protective Services (EPS) is to protect adults who cannot physically or mentally protect themselves and who are harmed or threatened with harm through action or inaction by themselves or by the individuals responsible for their care or by other persons..."
also at National Conference of State Legislatures: web page: LONG-TERM CARE REFORM: LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS TO SHIFT CARE TO THE COMMUNITY languages: English from the web page: "Louisiana offers an example of a state moving on a number of different fronts to move away from an institutional framework for long-term care to an expanded system of home and community services and supports for persons with disabilities. These initiatives called for interaction between the legislative and executive branches in Louisiana, supported by funding from several Systems Change grants..."
source:Louisiana Nursing Home Association 5 pages; languages: English from the publication: "The following checklist can be used by caregivers of a senior
citizen. When taking care of a senior, the caregiver must be aware of available services...."
Basic Long Term Care information about Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Home Health Care facilities in Louisiana.