There are two facilities in Batesville, Arkansas, which at least gives you a few options. This small group of nursing homes earned on average an overall grade of B, which is a perfectly respectable grade for the city. We found this city grade to be considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Jonesboro. While that is not an awful grade, Batesville certainly appears to be a slightly better option. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to performing well overall, the nursing homes in Batesville also received good inspection reports this year. For this reason, Batesville received one of our higher scores in this area with a B+. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in calculating our inspection scores. One key factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of deficiencies is arguably more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these can be relatively minor. In addition, Batesville also excelled in the category of government long-term care with a B+. In the other categories we looked at, the city earned a B in our nursing category and a C in the area of short-term care.