FAQ
Camelot of Broussard Nursing Home

Can my loved one be eligible for any financial assistance?

Yes, we will assist in the application for Long Term Care Medicaid.

Do I need an appointment to come in and see the facility?

No, an appointment is not necessary. Feel free to come by anytime Monday thru Friday, during usual work hours. The Social Worker is available for tours and to answer any questions.

Do they have their own room?

Both private and semi-private rooms are available.

Do you have in-house therapy?

Yes, we provide physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy.

How do you go about placing someone in a nursing home?

First, tour the facilities of your choice. Second, contact the person in charge of admission, usually the Social Services Director. We understand that the decision to place a family member in a nursing facility may be difficult. Therefore, we will do everything we are capable of doing to help make this transition easier for everyone involved.

How much assistance is given to each resident?

Assistance provided depends on the level of care needed by each individual.

How much does it cost to place my loved one in a nursing home?

We will be happy to discuss the financial aspects of nursing facility placement. By doing so, we can determine eligibility for Medicaid assistance. Monthly rates vary for nursing facilities. The best option is to contact the facility of your choice to discuss this. Click here for a list of nursing facilities affiliated with CCI.

How much money will I have to pay if I get financial assistance?

Monthly liability will be calculated by the sum of all income minus $38.00, which is refunded to the resident monthly. Medicaid also allows for health insurance premiums to be deducted before the monthly liability calculation.

How often can I leave the facility?

When residing in a Nursing Facility, we want residents to feel as though they are at home. In saying this, residents are free to go on pass with family and friends as they choose. However, Medicaid guidelines state that a person in a nursing facility cannot exceed fifteen 24-hour periods per calendar year away from the nursing facility.

Is family responsible for taking loved ones to doctor appointments?

No, transportation is provided to doctor appointments.

What am I allowed to bring into the facility?

We encourage you to bring items to make their rooms feel like home. If residents have a favorite recliner, a TV, a small refrigerator, and family portraits, we encourage residents to bring these items with them. Click here for a list of nursing facilities affiliated with CCI.

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