Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 1 Assisted Living facilities in Batesville and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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Assisted living communities offer residential living communities and assistance for your loved one who need a helping hand with things such as mobility or meal preparation. The types of service provided often involve aid with the activities of daily life. Inhabitants may be kept under monitoring and assessment. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer respite, Alzheimer’s care, or nursing care. In Arkansas, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $38,100 . The state of Arkansas maintains a number of stipulations related to this kind of community. The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Services, Office of Long Term Care (Office) supervises this type of community. Staff must receive training in a variety of areas. These include: sanitation and food safety, incident reporting, reporting requirements, and financial exploitation. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 4. In total, there can be no more than 2 residents to a room. There must be one bath or shower for every 2 residents and one toilet for every 2 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as compliance agreements, what the community will and will not do to meet the resident’s needs, resident’s preference to the identified course of action, and alternatives offered to deal with the risk. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include three balanced meals, snacks, and fluids are required. Public assistance is available through 1915(c) Waiver program –the Living Choices Assisted Living Waiver program. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with recreational activities , medication assistance, assistance in obtaining emergency care , and linen service. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with self- administration of medication, if the resident is physically impaired but cognitively able, staff may assist the resident in removing oral medication from the container and in taking the medication, and community staff may place the dose of medication in another container and place that container to the mouth of the resident.
The overall cost of living can be the major factor when determining what care option works best. The median monthly price for rent in Batesville is $754 and the median price for a home for Batesville is $114,471. The rent burden for Batesville is around 15.0% of the average monthly income.
In terms of education, 31.3% have a high-school diploma, 26.7% have a college degree, and 8.9% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Batesville is 2.7% mixed race, 4.2% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 85.9% white, 14.7% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, 5.5% other or not specified, and 1.6% Asian. Batesville has a population density of 357 people per square mile. In Batesville, 16.2% have some form of disability, 18.0% live in poverty, 9.4% consider themselves widows, and 10.9% do not have health insurance. In Batesville, 7.5% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 50.0% are female and 50.0% are male. The median age of Batesville is 37 years old.
Residents of Arkansas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 19th in the United States. Overall, Arkansas ranks 45th out of all states in quality of life and 49th in healthcare. There are 88 general hospitals and 130 health centers that provide care for 3,024,692 Arkansas residents. Arkansas Heart Hospital, Llc, Arkansas Surgical Hospital, and And Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of resources, Arkansas has a cost of living index of 88.4, a grocery index rating of 92.0, and a housing index rating of 73.9. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.
In the last presidential election 34% of Arkansas residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Arkansas ranks 33rd in the nation. The median age in the state is 38, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 41% of Arkansas’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,697 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-2%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-46%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Arkansas there are 361 masonic lodges.
On average, Arkansas has an air quality index rating of around 38.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 47.9 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. On average, the state receives 4.23 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of May at around 73%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 41F. The average high winter temperature is around 60F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 60F during the month of June. While residents of Arkansas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Arkansas can include earthquakes (moderate) and tornadoes.
The state of Arkansas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Mink, Mexican Juniper, Water Oak, and Pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Black Bears, the Eastern Wild Turkey, the White-tailed Deer, or the Bobwhite Quail. The state animal of Arkansas is the White-tailed Deer.