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White River Medical Center

(866) 825-9079

1710 Harrison St, Batesville, AR


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Micro-Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

White River Medical Center is a small, not for profit, nursing home with 14 beds based in Batesville, AR. At last check, the facility had 9 residents indicating that it is 64% occupied which is about average within the state of Arkansas. The provider accepts only medicare.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is located in a hospital. As of November 2012, the medicare rating for White River Medical Center, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 88% of nursing homes in Arkansas. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for White River Medical Center with other senior care providers in Arkansas. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 03/26/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Description of White River Medical Center in Batesville, AR

Number of Beds : 14

White River Medical Center, located in Batesville, Arkansas provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Micro-Community, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare. White River Medical Center has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. White River Medical Center has a very good hospital, White River Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 84 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The White River Medical Center's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. The zipcode (72501) in Arkansas, where White River Medical Center is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for White River Medical Center can be found here.

White River Medical Center is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, White River Medical Center is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, White River Medical Center is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, White River Medical Center is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

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Demographic Profile for Batesville, AR,72501


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
39.3 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

22% Below
Cost of Food
7% Below
4% Below
5% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
86 / 100
Water Quality
84 / 100
Superfund Sites
97 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes