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Nursing Homes in South Dakota

  • 8th
    National Rank
  • 64
    Nursing Homes
  • 6.89%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.14/5
    Average CMS Rating

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South Dakota Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-plus

In South Dakota, 6.89% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric tells you the percentage of long-term residents which suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a great indicator of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-minus

In South Dakota, 5.34% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Falls are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-minus

In South Dakota, 3.45% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often the result of lower quality nursing care. More frequent bathing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that nursing homes have incongruent reporting standards for these infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In South Dakota, 18.95% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many residents, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-plus

In South Dakota, 14.72% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients suffering from depression and anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In South Dakota, 4.35% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In South Dakota, 95.79% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In South Dakota, 16.33% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In South Dakota, 21.79% Percentage of Residents

Measures the percent of long-term stay residents who retained mobility levels.

Hospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In South Dakota, 1.08 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This tells you the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In South Dakota, 21.79 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In South Dakota, 10.91 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In South Dakota, 78.62% Percentage of Resident

This indicates the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.

South Dakota cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Aberdeen222
Grade: B-plus
Brookings211
Grade: A-minus
Hot Springs211
Grade: B
Pierre211
Grade: B
Rapid City423
Grade: B
Redfield201
Grade: B-plus
Sioux Falls545
Grade: A-minus
Watertown211
Grade: A