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Cost of South Dakota Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in South Dakota is $6,064 per month.

The monthly base rate for South Dakota nursing homes is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. South Dakota is also less expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for a in South Dakota. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

The rate for a is typically higher. In South Dakota, the average cost is $6,448.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

South Dakota$6,064
North Dakota$8,365

South Dakota Nursing Home Statistics

South Dakota contains 109 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 6,755 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 90% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for South Dakota skilled nursing homes is 3.5 which ranks 26 nationally.

Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in South Dakota. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other South Dakota facilities.

Overall Ratings of South Dakota Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in South Dakota

Ownership of Nursing Homes in South Dakota

Percent of South Dakota Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of South Dakota Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of South Dakota Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in South Dakota

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in South Dakota? Ask these questions:

  • What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in South Dakota?
    Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other South Dakota nursing homes?
  • What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
    How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in South Dakota?
  • How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
    Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in South Dakota.
  • How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other South Dakota facilities?
    Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other South Dakota nursing homes.
  • What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in South Dakota?
    The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of South Dakota's nursing homes.
  • What types of activities does the nursing home offer residents?
    Is there a monthly activity calendar? What resident activities are available?
  • Is transportation offered to the nursing home residents?
    How does this compare to other South Dakota nursing homes?
  • Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
    If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept South Dakota Medicaid?

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in South Dakota

Have a complaint about a South Dakota Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in South Dakota have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in South Dakota, report it to:
South Dakota Department of Health
Local: (605) 773-3356
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in South Dakota or maybe you are simply seeking some more information regarding the care or services received? If so, your local long-term care ombudsman is a valuable resource. You can contact them at:
Senior Health Information & Insurance Education (SHIINE)
Local: (605) 773-3656
Tollfree: (866) 854-5465
As a South Dakota resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the South Dakota state department of insurance at:
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation: Division of Insurance
Local: (605) 773-3563
Are you aware of all the South Dakota health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the South Dakota Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
South Dakota Department of Health
Local: (605) 773-3361
Tollfree: (800) 738-2301
Are you on a low income in South Dakota and having trouble covering your medical bills? The South Dakota medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Department of Social Services of South Dakota
Local: (605) 773-3495
Tollfree: (800) 597-1603
Spanish: (800) 305-9673

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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