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Nursing Homes in Arkansas

  • 37th
    National Rank
  • 119
    Nursing Homes
  • 8.4%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 2.86/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Arkansas Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B

In Arkansas, 8.4% 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-minus

In Arkansas, 4.03% 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, 2.26% 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, 12.36% 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-minus

In Arkansas, 21.54% 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, 2.24% 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, 95.33% 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, 12.13% 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, 10.57% Percentage of Residents

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


Grade: B-minus

In Arkansas, 1.97 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, 10.57 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, 13.36 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

In Arkansas, 78.15% 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
Grade: B
Bella Vista230
Grade: B
Grade: B-plus
Grade: B-minus
Grade: A
Grade: B
El Dorado311
Grade: B
Grade: B-plus
Fort Smith414
Grade: B-minus
Grade: B
Hot Springs623
Grade: B-minus
Grade: C
Grade: C
Little Rock7107
Grade: D
North Little Rock4139
Grade: D
Grade: C
Pine Bluff121
Grade: F
Grade: B-minus
Grade: A-plus
Grade: B-minus
Grade: B-minus
Grade: B-minus
Van Buren304
Grade: B-minus
Grade: C