Pocahontas, Arkansas offers only two nursing homes to choose from, so you don't have too many options to choose from. This small group of nursing homes in this city received a respectable city grade of B-. In fact, this city's city grade was far better than the city grade of facilities in the local city of Jonesboro. While the nursing homes in Jonesboro are not terrible, we found Pocahontas to be in a totally different league. The best part of this city's profile was its nursing homes' exemplary inspection reports. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section.
While its overall score was somewhat average, the nursing homes in Pocahontas performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Pocahontas an A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, the city received a B in the area of long-term care. Finally, Pocahontas earned a B- in our nursing category and a C in short-term care.