The Neighborhoods at Brookview Ranks as the Only Perfect Five-Star Nursing Home in South Dakota

Brookings, S.D. – Aug. 15, 2019 – New quality data recently issued on Nursing Home Compare ranks The Neighborhoods at Brookview as the only long-term care facility in South Dakota with a perfect five-star rating.

“Several years ago our team embraced the household model of care to create a homelike, social setting for our residents,” said Administrator Jason Hanssen. “We’ve reaped the benefits from this care model with consistent, high quality scores. Our team recently achieved a 96% overall resident-family satisfaction rating and a 96% recommendation to others rating, demonstrating our care professionals’ dedication to delivering exceptional resident care on a daily basis.”

Nursing Home Compare rates nursing homes across four measurable dimensions: health inspections, quality measures, staffing and overall rating. The website allows consumers to compare quality of care information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. It provides residents and their families the ability to make informed decisions on where to seek care. Star ratings are based on a one to five star scale, with more stars indicating better quality.

The Neighborhoods first earned the overall 5-star rating from Nursing Home Compare in 2013. It has maintained a perfect 5-star rating across all measureable dimensions since 2017.

The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home offers short and long-term care to residents. The facility embraces the household model of care which aims to create a homelike, social setting for residents. Staff incorporates the five person-directed values in care: Choice, Dignity, Respect, Self-Determination and Purposeful Living. For more information, please visit

PHOTO: Helen Peterson poses with Certified Nursing Assistant Tanner Wetzel during a fun afternoon on the duck slip-n-slide, an activity The Neighborhoods at Brookview’s team recently held for nursing home residents. Activities like the duck slip-n-slide encourage resident socialization, contributing to The Neighborhoods’ consistent high-quality and resident satisfaction scores.