Capitol House Nursing & Rehabilitation

At Capitol House Nursing & Rehabilitation, individuals receive customized long-term care in a warm, welcoming, and familiar environment — and they become part of a lively community that celebrates each day with hope. Our residents are proud to call Capitol House their home; and we’re proud to consider our residents as part of our family.

Capitol House provides 24/7 care for each and every resident. Our residents are a family and our facility is a home.

Through The Carpenter Health Network’s continuum of care, Capitol House provides specialized care according to individuals’ evolving needs. Our team is available around the clock to assist with everyday needs and to provide emergency support when necessary — so that our residents can rest assured that a compassionate caregiver is always nearby.

At Capitol House, staff and services focus on helping individuals maintain a high quality of life while addressing their basic and specialized needs. Services provided by Capitol House include:

  • Nursing
  • Rehabilitation
  • Therapy (speech, physical, occupational)
  • E-stim/ultrasound therapy
  • Caregiver relief
  • Respiratory services/ventilator management

Capitol House staff includes:

  • Registered and licensed practical nurses
  • Certified nursing assistants
  • Physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapists
  • Medical social workers
  • Dietitians
  • Activity coordinator

Our Facility

Capitol House Patient RoomCapitol House Nursing & Rehabilitation puts our residents’ comfort and happiness first, and works to maintain an atmosphere that is inviting, peaceful, and home-like. Each resident’s room includes a manual or electric hospital bed, nightstand, bedside table, and closet space or armoire with drawers. Each room shares a vanity and restroom with the adjoining room.

We take every measure possible to make our residents feel right at home.

Other amenities include:

  • Van transportation service
  • Family room with large TV
  • Family dining room with full-size tables
  • Religious services
  • In-house laundry service
  • Intercom, emergency call & wander guard systems
  • Hydrotherapy whirlpool
  • Barber & beauty salon



Capitol House residents receive general and skilled care that’s customized to meet their needs; and they feel right at home with the family of caregivers who make up their support team. Services compassionately provided at Capitol House include:

  • Nursing
  • Rehabilitation
  • Therapy (speech, physical, occupational)
  • E-stim/ultrasound therapy
  • Respiratory management/ventilator management
  • Caregiver relief
  • Nutrition planning
  • Activities program
Capitol House services are designed to meet the changing needs of residents over time. Our 24-hour team can provide expert assistance in the case of an emergency.

Furthermore, Capitol House offers specialized services such as:

Skilled care: Our skilled care unit is a warm, inviting space for residents who require 24-hour nursing assistance. In this environment, patients can continue to feel at home even as their level of care increases.

Aggressive wound care: Our dedicated wound care nurse is available daily to treat, manage, and cure wounds.

Ventilator management: Capitol House is the only nursing facility in Baton Rouge that provides a respiratory unit dedicated to ventilator management. We provide technical, skilled respiratory services and nursing care to meet the intense level of respiratory needs for ventilator-dependent residents. Whether you’re facing complex, acute, or chronic respiratory conditions, we can help.

Capitol House Therapy RoomBy working with SAGE Rehabilitation & Outpatient Services, Capitol House also offers rehabilitation and therapy services that help patients return to their highest levels of function and increase their quality of life.

Short-term rehabilitation offers care and rehabilitation services to help patients return to the comfort of their homes quickly, safely, and confidently. It allows them to continue recovery from their hospital stay with transition to home as soon as possible. The team continues to treat their medical and rehabilitative needs.

Long-term rehabilitation offers the same rehabilitation services as well as restorative nursing to help patients maintain their current lifestyle and independence.

Home health can be arranged to fit the needs of the patient during their stay at Sage Rehab Unit at Capitol House. This service ensures no break in rehab services that could set the patient back in meeting treatment goals.

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