The Arthur Home

The Arthur Home


The Arthur Home is located in Arthur, IL, part of Douglas County.

According to United States census data, the village has a population of 2,227. 30.1% of residents are 65 years or older, 13.6% more than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Lowe Township, Bourbon Township, and Jonathan Creek Township.

Our network provides data for 2 senior living communities in Arthur, IL with this community.

About the Community

A nonprofit corporation, The Arthur Home accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 53 beds with an average occupancy rate of 59.8%.

Resident council is available. The Arthur Home is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

The Arthur Home reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Illinois’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication


31.5% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 12% more than the nation and 12.3% more than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication


10.3% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 4.2% less than the nation and 8% less than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control


55.8% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 8.8% more than the nation and 11.9% more than the state.

Depressive Symptoms


3.4% of residents have depressive symptoms, 4.1% less than the nation and 27.4% less than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury


7.4% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 4% more than the nation and 4% more than the state.

Increased Need for Help


9% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 5.6% less than the nation and 4.9% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine


94.2% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 1.2% less than the nation and 1.8% more than the state.

Physical Restraints


0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.1% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine


86.8% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 5.9% less than the nation and 0.1% more than the state.

Pressure Ulcers


12.5% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 4.4% more than the nation and 3.8% more than the state.



4.6% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 2.2% more than the nation and 2% more than the state.

Urinary Catheter


1.8% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 0.2% more than the nation and 0.2% more than the state.

Weight Loss


2.6% of residents lose too much weight, 3.4% less than the nation and 3.8% less than the state.

Worsening Movability


8.4% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 9.6% less than the nation and 9.2% less than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication


5.6% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 3.8% more than the nation and 3.6% more than the state.

Improvements in Function


60.6% of residents saw improvements in function, 13.7% less than the nation and 11.1% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine


78.4% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 1.1% less than the nation and 11.2% more than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine


66.7% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 10% less than the nation and 2.3% more than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations


For The Arthur Home residents that require a hospital visit, Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center is the closest, 18.88 miles away. Kirby Medical Center is the next nearest, 24.45 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Dick’s Pharmacy, 0.44 miles away, and Sav Mor Pharmacy, 6.1 miles away. Browne’s Pharmacy and Sullivan Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, James E Winfield DMD and James E Winfield DMD are 0.42 miles and 0.7 miles away. As for vision care, Sullivan Eyecare Clinic & Optical is 10.34 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Moore Park is 9.71 miles away, and Wyman Park is 9.95 miles away. AMC CLASSIC Mattoon 10 is 18.36 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Arthur Public Library, 0.3 miles from The Arthur Home.

Nearby places of worship include Vine Street Christian Church and Vine Street Christian Church. The former is 0.26 miles, and the latter is 0.34 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Steves Barber Styling is 0.35 miles away.


Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Angela’s Food & Spirits and R & I Restaurant, 0.39 miles and 0.4 miles away. Central Illinois Bragging Rights BBQ Competition and The Tastee Cup are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, IGA Foodliner is 0.37 miles away, and Kinnikinnick Foods is 1.27 miles away. Country Salvage Store and Price Gregory are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at State Bank of Arthur, 0.29 miles away, or First National Bank, 0.38 miles away. First National Bank of Arthur and Moneywork$ are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Arthur

June was Arthur’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 85°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 15°F.

The village saw 36.58 inches of precipitation, 28.4 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 73% over the last 12 months.

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