Guide to Arkansas Assisted Living Facilities

Arkansas assisted living facilitiesLearn about assisted living facilities in Arkansas in this detailed guide.

Arkansas may be best known for being the birthplace of our 42nd President Bill Clinton, but there are also a number of other great things about the state. When looking for an Arkansas assisted living facility for a loved one, it is important to narrow down your choices to the best options, so that you can review them in greater depth. One of the best ways to accomplish this goal, is by knowing the right questions to ask about assisted living so that you can take the answers into consideration when reviewing Arkansas assisted living homes.

Important Facts About Arkansas Assisted Living Facilities

In the southern state of Arkansas, the agency that is tasked with overseeing Arkansas assisted living homes is the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Long Term Care, who can be reached at (501) 682-8468. The licensure term that thy use in Arkansas is "assisted living facilities," of which they have a level I and level II designation. Any Arkansas assisted living home apartment or unit of new construction, is required to be a minimum of 150 square feet per person or 230 square feet total for two persons. Additionally apartments or units in Arkansas assisted living facilities must have a separate and complete bathroom with a toilet, bathtub or shower, and sink. Arkansas has rules like this in place to ensure that the needs of your loved ones are met, and that their living conditions are enjoyable.

Average Costs of Arkansas Assisted Living Homes

The monthly cost for residents to live in an Arkansas assisted living home can range from $1,200 to $3,500 per month, with the average cost coming in at about $2,194 per month. This is an overall state average, but since most people search for senior care in the more populous regions of Arkansas like Little Rock, below are the specific costs of assisted living care in Little Rock, Arkansas:

  • Minimum costs for a Little Rock, Arkansas nursing home are $1,700
  • Maximum costs for a Little Rock, Arkansas nursing home are $3,300
  • Average costs for a Little Rock, Arkansas nursing home are $2,701

Finding Assisted Living Homes in Arkansas

If you are in the process of finding an Arkansas assisted living facility for your loved one, we recommend starting with the easy to use search form at the top of this page. Once you provide your zip code and the type of senior care of interest, you will be connected to our partner site which has an detailed directory of all the state licensed assisted living facilities in Arkansas which currently have openings. If you would prefer speaking to someone direct, rather than viewing a long list of senior homes, then it is best to call the toll-free number listed at the top of this page for further help. Our expert elder care advisors are available free of charge to assist you, and answer any questions you have regarding your search for an Arkansas assisted living home.