Bayou Bend Health System is a general medical and surgical hospital with 22 beds. The hospital offers in-patient and out-patient surgical services, emergency medicine, 4 bed centrally monitored Intensive Care Unit (ICU), maternity and newborn nursery services, respiratory, radiology, laboratory, and rehabilitation, speech, and nutritional therapies.
Franklin is a charming town offering entertainment options, remarkable restaurants, and many festivals. The cost for housing is much lower than the national average and there are plenty of options for schools K-12. Franklin is only 1 hour south of Lafayette and less than 2 hours west of New Orleans.