Exceptional emergency care for seniors

Our seniors mean a lot to us, which is why they deserve extra special care when they visit our emergency department. At Touro, we’re proud to run Louisiana’s highest-accredited senior emergency room. When you or your loved one visits our emergency room, you can be assured the facility has the necessary expertise, equipment, and personnel in place to provide the exact care you need.

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Care for a wide range of conditions

Our emergency room providers can treat a wide range of conditions. Our organization is affiliated with numerous healthcare providers across the city, so you’re sure to find a physician who meets your needs. We can connect you with providers specializing in urology, heart care, cancer treatment, strokes, rehabilitation, orthopedics, and more.

What makes us extra-special?

We realize our senior patients require a little extra care, which is why our emergency department is specially equipped for older adults’ safety and comfort. When you or your loved one needs to visit our facility, you can expect the following features:

  • Geriatric clinicians with specialized training
  • A collaborative care model
  • Mattresses that prevent bed sores
  • Adjustable beds that make standing up easier
  • Slip-resistant flooring
  • Landscape lighting
  • Sound-resistant rooms
  • Large, easy-to-read clocks, whiteboards, and signage

We go the extra mile

Our patients deserve the best, and that’s why we work hard to make sure we deliver extraordinary care to our seniors. We are members of Nurses Improving Care of Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) and have earned the Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians. We are here to provide top-notch geriatric care and use new technology in our treatment plans.

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