The Carpenter House

Named in honor of the profession of St. Joseph, who is the patron saint of a peaceful death, The Carpenter House serves as a place of peace for terminally ill patients with symptoms not well managed at home.

Inpatient Louisiana Hospice Facility - The Carpenter HouseThe staff is comprised of a compassionate, experienced and well-trained interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals who work under the direction of a Board Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Physician. Team members include:

  • On-Site Physician
  • Around-the-Clock Skilled Nurses
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Chaplains
  • Bereavement Counselors
  • Medical Social Workers
  • Hospice-Trained Volunteers

The Carpenter House is the first freestanding inpatient hospice facility in Baton Rouge. Offering a warm, home-like atmosphere, The Carpenter House offers 16 private rooms for patients who require 24-hour nursing care.  Each room has a flat-screen television and a chair that converts into a bed for the comfort of a family member, friend or caregiver who wishes to spend the night with the patient.

Baton Rouge Hospice Facility - The Carpenter House

Other amenities include:

  • Family Dining Areas
  • Family Room with Flat-Screen Television
  • Furnished Library with Computer Access
  • Meditation Chapel
  • Welcoming Atrium with Waterfall
  • Children’s Playroom with Toys and Games
  • Restrooms for Family Members and Guests Complete with Shower Facilities

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