Nursing Homes in Arkansas
- 41stNational Rank
- 214Nursing Homes
- 8.16%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 2.98/5Average CMS Rating
Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?
Contact us and we'll connect you with a nursing home expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.
Arkansas Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
In Arkansas, 12.63% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who maintained mobility.
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
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
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
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.
|City . Ascending order||# of Nursing Homes . No order set||# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set||# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order set||Average Nursing Home Rating . No order set|
|North Little Rock||5||13||9|