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Nursing Home Injury Laws: Arkansas

Nursing Home Injury Laws: ArkansasNumber of nursing homes in Arkansas  : 231

Patients living in Arkansas nursing homes: 17,822

Occupancy rates of Arkansas nursing homes: 72.8%

Average number of deficiencies at each Arkansas nursing home: 12.2

Percent of Arkansas nursing homes with serious deficiencies for actual harm to patient: 32.5%

Most common deficiencies at Arkansas nursing homes: Accident Environment, Quality of Care, Food Sanitation

Distribution of ownership of Arkansas nursing homes: 82% for profit,  14% non profit,  4% government

Most populated cities in Arkansas: Little Rock, Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Springdale, Jonesboro

Staffing levels at Arkansas nursing homes (daily hours): Above average, 4.2 total staff, 1.4 licensed nurse

**Data based upon 2009 CMS data, U.S. Department of Health and Human Service

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