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8/14/2014   How to Register Online

To register, go to and click the calendar icon. Select the event you'd like to attend and begin registering. Once you've registered online, mail check to 7844 Office Park Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA. 70809 or contact Susan Helm at the LNHA office at 225.927.5642 to pay by credit card.

10/6/2014 View FileDEADLINE EXTENDED: 2014 LLTCF Scholarship Applications
  Louisiana Long Term Care Foundation (LLTCF) is pleased to announce we are now accepting applications for the 2014 LLTCF Nursing Scholarships.
Education Events
2/10/2015 View FileStaying Compliant Through the Involuntary Discharge Process, PASRR and Working with Residents with Behavior Issues
LNHA and Louisiana Board of Nursing Facility Administrators in collaboration with DHH – Health Standards and the Office of Behavior Health present this one day session for administrators, nurses, social workers and discharge planners.

3/10/2015 View FileResident Activity Director Certification Workshop -- March 10-13
March 10 - March 13, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Come join us at Paragon Resort Casino in Marksville, LA.
10/27/2014  Vote YES on Amendments 1 and 2 commercials
8/25/2012   Vote Yes for Constitutional Amendment #1 2012
2/23/2011   Volunteering in a Nursing Facilty
2/10/2012   The Greatest Generation
7/21/2014   Senior Crimestoppers Program
  Watch our new commercial today!
7/24/2014   Mark Parkinson Wants YOU To Write For Provider Magazine
From staffing and workforce challenges to caregiving and technology,Provider Magazine is asking you to submit articles about how you have made a difference in the field and improved lives by delivering solutions for quality care. Watch the video for details.
1/27/2014   Find the Best Care with LNHA!
2/7/2014   Care Conversations
LNHA Press Releases
8/31/2012 View FileVote YES on Constitutional Amendment #1
 Go to the polls Tuesday & vote YES on Constitutional Amendment #1!
5/1/2010   Volunteer in Louisiana's Nursing Homes
 LNHA Launches Nursing Homes Volunteer Ad Campaign!
8/3/2009 View FileState Long Term Care Leader: Massive Federal Medicare Cuts Enacted Friday Will Hurt Seniors, Cost Jobs
 Press Release: Medicare Cuts Hurt Seniors
11/11/2011  Our Greatest Generation
4/29/2010 View FileNursing Home Week 2010: A Time to Think About Long Term Care
Louisiana Nursing Home Week begins Sunday, May 9th. 
Click on the document icon to the left to view the official press relese.
10/4/2010 View FileNursing Home Employees, Management Honored
 Nursing Home Employees, Management Honored at LNHA Convention
8/25/2009 View FileNew Study of House Health Reform Bill
 Press Release: Louisiana Faces $561 Million in Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Cuts Over Ten Years
4/8/2011 View FileMonroe-area Seniors to Compete at Nursing Home Olympics
 Region V Nursing Homes Prepare for Annual Olympics Competition
6/1/2011 View FileMarcus Naquin Chosen as a Future Long Term Care Leader
 LNHA's Own Marcus Naquin Chosen Future Long Term Care Leader
5/30/2011   Louisiana's Nursing Facility Residents ... Our Greatest Generation
 LNHA salutes Greatest Generation through new ad campaign
8/15/2013 View FileLNHA Responds to State-by-State Nursing Home Report Card

6/12/2014 View FileLNHA Responds to Press Regarding Legislative Auditor's Office Report

Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) recently learned of a report by the Legislative Auditor’s Office. Our association is proud of the high level of care provided by our member facilities to approximately 26,000 of Louisiana’s frail and elderly residents. LNHA believes several recent press articles have failed to shed light on improvements listed in the report as well as the complexities that must be analyzed in providing a quality service in an efficient, affordable manner. Read the full response by clicking the link above.

8/5/2009 View FileLNHA Radio Spot - Hurricane Preparedness
2/24/2011 View FileLNHA Parnters with Copper Conferencing
 LNHA Negotiates Preferred Rates for Members' Conferencing Needs
5/14/2013 View FileLNHA Celebrates National Nursing Home Week
9/20/2013 View FileLNHA Announces Television Advertising Campaign
 LNHA is proud to announce the launch of the television advertising campaign entitled "Care Conversations.” The campaign will educate Louisianans on how to begin a conversation with loved ones discussing their long-term care needs. This 30-second commercial spot will run on various cable channels throughout the state.
10/1/2013 View FileLNHA Announces Election of Board Member Jeremy Goux
 LNHA is pleased to announce Jeremy Goux as the newly elected board member serving as Vice President in LNHA Region I.
11/12/2010View FileLNHA 2010 Annual Report
 LNHA 2010 Annual Report
10/10/2014  Letter to the Editor for Constitutional Amendments 1 and 2
  Joe Donchess, executive director of LNHA, submitted several letters to the editor to newspapers throughout the state. Read them all below.
8/22/2013 View FileLetter to State Lawmakers: LNHA Responds to State-By-State Nursing Home Report Card
  In response to several requests for a more detailed retort regarding the state-by-state nursing home report card, LNHA disseminated a this detailed letter to the press, state lawmakers and state decision makers. Read the full letter here.
10/11/2013View FileJoseph Donchess Receives Distinguished Partner Award
  The Louisiana Nursing Home Association is pleased to congratulate Joseph Donchess on receiving the 2013 Distinguished Partner Award presented by the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation.
5/7/2014 View FileJeremy Goux Chosen as a Future Long Term Care Leader
  LNHA announced today that board member Jeremy Goux has been chosen by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) as a future leader in long term and post-acute care.
10/13/2011View FileHealthcare Organizations Urge Residents to Support Constitutional Amendment 3
 Press Release: Healthcare Organizations Urge Residents to Support Constitutional Amendment 3
12/2/2014   Guest commentary: Nursing facilities focused on quality
 Read Joe Donchess' guest commentary in the Advocate here.
3/28/2011 View FileFree Long-Term Care Planning Guide for Women
 Free Long-Term Care Planning Guide for Women Available
2/26/2014 View FileForty-two Louisiana Facilities Named America's Best Nursing Homes
 On Wednesday, February 26, the Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) praised a select group of local, long term and post-acute care providers for being named among the country’s "Best Nursing Homes” by U.S. News & World Report. The annual announcement reflects a growth in "Best Nursing Homes,” from 19 to 42 in Louisiana compared to 2013, a 121 percent increase.
10/2/2013 View FileFederal Quality Reports Show Skilled Nursing Care Improving in Louisiana
  LNHA recently released an analysis of the Federal Five-Star Quality Rating System (Five-Star) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Education Resources
1/14/2013   View the new Calendar of Events section of the website! Go here to register or to view an event's flyer and agenda. See left sidebar.
1/25/2013   LaPost
  LaPost, a document that helps discuss end-of-life care.
1/28/2013   Advancing excellence
  The Advancing Excellence initiative helps nursing facilities achieve excellence in the quality of care and quality of life.



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