Bella Vista, Arkansas is a medium size city with 26,931 people. The city features only 2 nursing homes, which does not offer you too many options. This small group of facilities were awarded on average an overall grade of B, which is a very solid rating for the city. Interestingly, this city is the seventh best city in the state according to our ratings. This city's strong report card was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection scores, which we will address in the next paragraph.
To go along with its strong overall grade, this city earned a B+ for our inspections category. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this category most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. In addition, Bella Vista also received strong short-term care rating where it earned a B+ in this area. In our final two categories, we awarded the city middle of the pack grades for our nursing and long-term care categories.