43rd
220
7.13%
3.07stars
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Arkansas Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This measures the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

B
7.13%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are routinely the result of lower levels of patient supervision. Better nursing protocols limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

B
3.75%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percent of long-term stay patients that have experienced a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be problematic to compare between facilities due to reporting standards.

B
2.72%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs may be used to treat a variety of conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.

B+
12.38%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure is an indication of the percent of long-term patients which were prescribed antianxiety drugs. These drugs are commonly given to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

B-
22.57%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are showing depressive symptoms. Some believe this is a measure of quality of life.

A-
1.86%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percent of patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

B+
94.82%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

B+
13.76%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric tracks the percentage of long-term patients who maintained mobility. Some would argue that the ability to move around is vital to residents' physical and mental well-being.

B-
14.39%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to the physical well-being of nursing home residents.

B-
2.15

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical well-being of patients.

B+
14.39

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of nursing home care.

B-
12.2

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This is the percent of short-term stay patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

B+
73.77%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Arkansas's
Nursing Home Quality
B-
B
Long-Term Care
B+
Inspection Reports
B-
Nurse Quality
B-
Short-Term Care
More information about Arkansas
Number of Hospitals: 86
Number of Dialysis facilities: 71
Number of Medicaid beds: 23,982

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Regional One Health Subacute Care
  2. St Clare Health and Rehab
  3. Allen Morgan Health and Rehabilitation Center
  4. Arkansas Veterans Home at Fayetteville
  5. West Memphis Health and Rehab
Arkansas is ranked as the 38th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Regional One Health Subacute Care
  2. White River Medical Center Recuperation Center
  3. Good Samaritan Society - Hot Springs Village
  4. Kirby Pines Manor
  5. Ozark Health Nursing and Rehab Center
Arkansas is ranked as the 46th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Stella Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  2. Crestpark Dewitt
  3. Waldron Nursing Center
  4. Butterfield Trail Village
  5. Gardner Nursing and Rehabilitation
Arkansas is ranked as the 25th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Superior Health & Rehab
  2. The Green House Cottages of Poplar Grove
  3. Mcdonald County Living Center
  4. Allenbrooke Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  5. Arbor Walk Healthcare Center
Arkansas is ranked as the 42nd best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Arkansas cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Arkadelphia2 1 1
C
Ash Flat2 0 0
B
Ashdown2 0 1
B
Batesville3 1 1
B-
Bella Vista2 3 0
B+
Benton4 2 2
B-
Bentonville1 4 1
B+
Blytheville2 1 1
C
Bryant2 3 2
C
Cabot3 2 1
B
Camden4 1 0
C
Conway5 3 1
B
Crossett2 1 1
D
De Witt2 0 1
A-
El Dorado5 1 1
C
Fayetteville5 4 6
B
Fort Smith6 1 4
D
Harrison3 1 1
A-
Heber Springs2 0 1
B-
Hot Springs8 2 3
B-
Jacksonville1 5 3
F
Jonesboro4 3 2
B-
Little Rock14 10 7
C
Lonoke2 0 0
C
Magnolia2 2 1
B-
Malvern3 1 1
B-
Monticello2 1 1
B
Morrilton2 0 1
B
Mountain Home2 1 1
B-
Nashville2 0 1
C
Newport2 1 0
F
North Little Rock5 13 9
C
Paragould2 1 1
B+
Pine Bluff4 2 1
D
Pocahontas2 1 1
B
Rogers6 4 1
C
Russellville3 1 2
A-
Searcy2 1 1
B
Sherwood1 7 8
B
Springdale6 4 7
B-
Star City2 0 0
B+
Texarkana3 3 3
D
Van Buren3 0 4
C
Walnut Ridge2 0 1
B
West Memphis2 8 6
B
Wynne2 1 1
D