Camelot Community Blog

“Our communities offer serene & secure living with dedicated compassionate and qualified staff in six skilled nursing communities and one assisted living facility throughout South Louisiana. At Camelot you’ll feel at home.”

Learn About Occupational Therapy

Learn About Occupational Therapy

How can seniors benefit from occupational therapy services? This is the perfect time to learn more about how occupational therapy can develop, restore or maintain the skills related to daily living, including bathing, dressing and eating. Our occupational therapists...

Speech Therapy for Seniors

Speech Therapy for Seniors

Most often people think of as only for children who stutter or need to improve their articulation. As people age, normal changes occur in speech, language, memory, and swallowing. In addition, chances of having a stroke or developing dementia or Parkinson's disease...

Employee Spotlight: Starlet Batiste

Employee Spotlight: Starlet Batiste

Staff Spotlight: Ms. Starlet Batiste has been with us for 32 years!! She is originally from Crowley and is mom to 3 wonderful children, 6 beautiful grandkids and 1 on the way. What keeps her at Camelot is the people—she loves how everyone is a family and states that...

Employee Spotlight: Patricia Gaspard

Employee Spotlight: Patricia Gaspard

Patricia has been with us at Assisted Living at Camelot Broussard for 7 years this month as our resident Hair Stylist and Activities Director. Her favorite phrase is “I’m all the fun, boo!” Patricia, Mom of 1, says of Camelot “I never wake up and feel like ‘oh no, I...

Employee Spotlight Mary Derossett

Employee Spotlight Mary Derossett

Employee Spotlight on Ms. Mary Derossett. Mrs. Mary has been with us for 12 years as of February 8 and will be 78 years young in August. Ms. Mary grew up in Broussard, LA and is mother to 1, grandmother to 2, and great grandmother to 1 sweet little boy. Her favorite...

The History Surrounding Twelfth Night

The History Surrounding Twelfth Night

Mardi Gras, like Christmas, is a whole season - not just one day. Carnival celebration starts on Jan. 6, the Twelfth Night (feast of Epiphany), and picks up speed through midnight on Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday. Twelfth Night is celebrated as a festival...

Creating New Traditions In Senior Living

Creating New Traditions In Senior Living

A popular song says, "It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas." But many experiencing a recent transition to a Senior Living Facility may be finding themselves with a lack of holiday cheer. The holidays season is filled with traditions and memories that can...

What Is A Skilled Nursing Facility?

What Is A Skilled Nursing Facility?

Our facilities have staff on duty 24 hours a day to help individuals with whatever they may need. This assistance ranges from simple daily activities like getting dressed in the morning, to more advanced medical, such as wound care. We have a licensed physician that...