When choosing an assisted living community, it is important to understand Arkansas state regulations for assisted living facilities and know how to look up assisted living license information. But public access to assisted living records varies greatly by state.
We developed a system to rate each state on how easy – or difficult – it is to find important assisted living records and reports, and compiled tips to help you in your search.
States with the most transparent records allow you to look up important information about each assisted living facility online, including inspections, complaints, survey results, violations, capacity, and whether the facility accepts Medicaid.
Access to Arkansas assisted living records: Moderate
Public access to assisted living records and reports for the state of Arkansas is moderate. Key findings that informed this rating include:
In Arkansas information about assisted living inspections, complaints, and violations must be requested through a written request.
These records are only available to Arkansas residents, which could inhibit the ability of out-of-state relatives to find the right care for an elderly loved one in Arkansas.
State provides moderate access to assisted living records and licensing
How to look up Arkansas assisted living licenses and records