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Nursing Homes in Arkansas

  • 41st
    National Rank
  • 214
    Nursing Homes
  • 8.16%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.98/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Arkansas Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Arkansas, 8.16% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This tells you the percent of long-term stay patients who suffered from pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Arkansas, 4% of Patients had Serious Falls

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term patients who have had falls which caused serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Arkansas, 2.3% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with worse hygiene protocols. Nevertheless, this statistic may be skewed for certain facilities due to inconsistent reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Arkansas, 12.13% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of long-term patients which are given antipsychotic drugs. Excessive reliance on these medications may suggest a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Arkansas, 21.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are given to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A-minus

In Arkansas, 2.07% of Patients

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents showing signs of depression. Some would argue this is a reasonable measure of resident quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Arkansas, 95.87% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for seniors, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In Arkansas, 11.98% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percentage of patients that required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In Arkansas, 12.63% Percentage of Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Arkansas, 1.81 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In Arkansas, 12.63 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Arkansas, 12.62 Percentage of Patients

This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Arkansas, 77.48% Percentage of Resident

This is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many argue this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.

Arkansas cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Arkadelphia211
Grade: B-minus
Ash Flat200
Grade: B
Ashdown201
Grade: B-minus
Batesville311
Grade: C
Bella Vista230
Grade: B
Benton422
Grade: B-minus
Bentonville141
Grade: B-plus
Blytheville211
Grade: C
Bryant232
Grade: C
Cabot321
Grade: B
Camden310
Grade: B-minus
Conway531
Grade: C
Crossett211
Grade: B-minus
De Witt201
Grade: B
El Dorado511
Grade: B
Fayetteville546
Grade: B
Fort Smith614
Grade: B-minus
Harrison311
Grade: B
Heber Springs201
Grade: B
Hot Springs823
Grade: B-minus
Jacksonville153
Grade: F
Jonesboro432
Grade: D
Little Rock14107
Grade: D
Lonoke200
Grade: B-minus
Magnolia221
Grade: B-minus
Malvern311
Grade: C
Monticello211
Grade: B-plus
Mountain Home211
Grade: B-minus
Nashville201
Grade: C
Newport210
Grade: B-minus
North Little Rock5139
Grade: C
Paragould211
Grade: B-minus
Pine Bluff321
Grade: D
Pocahontas211
Grade: B-minus
Rogers641
Grade: C
Russellville312
Grade: A-minus
Searcy211
Grade: C
Sherwood178
Grade: B-minus
Springdale647
Grade: B-minus
Star City200
Grade: C
Texarkana333
Grade: C
Van Buren304
Grade: B-minus
Walnut Ridge201
Grade: B-plus
West Memphis286
Grade: D
Wynne211
Grade: B