The Arkansas Department of Health has issued suggested practices and instructions to long-term care facilities for preventing and treating flu outbreaks. All facilities are encouraged to implement the suggestions. To view the document, please click the link below.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a toolkit for 2012 CRE Toolkit - Guidance for Control of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), an infection that is highly resistant to treatment. The toolkit provides in-depth information on preventing and treating CRC. To view the toolkit, please click the link below.
Each year, more than 23,000 Arkansans receive services in long-term care facilities licensed and inspected by the Office of Long Term Care (OLTC). Long-term care facilities include:
Additionally, OLTC also offers the following services:
Financial eligibility for Medicaid is performed by the Arkansas Department of Human Services' Division of County Operations (DOC). For information about financial eligibility for Medicaid, please contact or visit your local DHS County Office or call 1-800-482-8988.
Long Term Care Information for Consumers
The following topics provide information about long term care facilities in Arkansas.
Long Term Care Information for Providers
The following links are for facility administrators and employees.