Nursing Home Closures

This map shows the locations of nursing homes that have closed over the last 7 years.

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*COVID-19 funding for 2020-2021


  • Rosholt Care Center – Rosholt


  • Bryant Parkview Care Center – Bryant


  • Good Samaritan Society Tripp – Tripp


  • Hudson Care and Rehab Center – Hudson
  • Violet Tschetter Memorial Home – Huron
  • Madison Care and Rehab Center – Madison
  • Mobridge Care and Rehab Center – Mobridge
  • Golden Living Center: Covington Heights – Sioux Falls


  • Avantara Armour – Armour
  • Good Samaritan Society Deuel County – Clear Lake
  • Monument Health Custer Care Center – Custer
  • Country View Assisted Living – Florence
  • Ipswitch Care and Rehab Center – Ipswitch
  • Good Samaritan Society Lennox – Lennox
  • Avantara Salem – Salem


  • Avantara Arlington – Arlington
  • Prairie Estates Care Center – Elk Point
  • Bennett County Nursing Home – Martin


Impact of Nursing Home Closures


  • Loss of Confidence for the Future and Decrease in Population
    • Older populations are relocating to communities (both in and out of state) to be closer to adult children with long-term care options.
    • Assisted living facilities and home health agencies are
      adversely impacted by loss of referral source in community.
  • Loss of Employees in the Community
    • Mobridge Closure: 109 bed nursing home (NH) employed nearly 130 full-time staff
    • Workforce leave the healthcare industry after closures
    • Workforce leave employment to care for family without NH
  • Loss of Tax Revenue from a Large Local Employer
  • Decrease in School Enrollment when Families Relocate for Work
  • Loss of Institutional Taxes as well as Workforce Salaries
  • Decrease of Visitors to Community (visiting residents in NH)
    • Impact to hospitality (hotels, restaurants, etc.) as community sees a decrease in visitors


  • Loss of Inpatient Days
    • Nearly 10% decline
  • Loss of Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging Ancillary Revenue
    • Roughly 12% decline
  • Loss of Ambulance Runs
    • Nearly 15% decline
  • Increased Inpatient Length of Stay
  • Longer Unnecessary Care Stays
    • Strains workforce and increases
      uncompensated pay
  • Case Management Frustrations with Discharge Planning

Relocated Residents

  • Increased Depression
  • Increased Stress
  • Decreased Social Engagement (unfamiliar people and settings)
  • Disorientation and Confusion
  • Unplanned Weight Loss