The Jo Ellen Smith Difference

Our New Orleans nursing homes and the care we provide are guided by a commitment to resident care and comfort.  We demonstrate this by providing for the emotional, social and cultural needs of each of our residents and their families.

At Jo Ellen Smith Living Center, we focus on recovery and comfort with individualized short-term rehabilitation and long-term care.  Plan your visit today to experience our down-home hospitality and learn how our skilled nursing center creates customized health care plans for rapid recovery.

Skilled Nursing

Our residential facilities offer round-the-clock skilled nursing care in a warm, home-like environment.  We strive to set and maintain the highest standards in nursing and health care excellence.



Our rehabilitation programs are centered around the individual. Highly sophisticated equipment and skilled, caring therapists are the hallmarks of our program. Our number one goal is to achieve optimal results, improved function, and increased independence for each individual.


Community Amenities

Our facility is rich with the feel of New Orleans.  A stunning entry with vaulted ceilings and a refreshing beverage service welcomes each visitor.  The lively décor, elegant dining room, private dining area and courtyard with hand made garden boxes are just a few of the amenities you will find at Jo Ellen Smith Living Center.


Jo Ellen Smith Living Center