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Dorsett Regional Senior Care

(866) 870-8999

1020 N 10 Th St, Spearfish, SD


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  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Dorsett Regional Senior Care
1020 N 10 Th St
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Dorsett Regional Senior Care is a large, for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Spearfish, SD. At last check, the facility had 88 residents indicating that it is 73% occupied which is about average within the state of South Dakota. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Dorsett Regional Senior Care, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 67% of nursing homes in South Dakota.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Dorsett Regional Senior Care with other senior care providers in South Dakota. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 05/09/2012.
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Description of Dorsett Regional Senior Care in Spearfish, SD

Number of Beds : 120

Dorsett Regional Senior Care, located in Spearfish, South Dakota provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Dorsett Regional Senior Care has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Dorsett Regional Senior Care has a very good hospital, Spearfish Regional Surgery Center, located nearby, which scored a 94 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Dorsett Regional Senior Care's nearest hospital is 0 miles away. A more detailed description of the types of care for Dorsett Regional Senior Care can be found here.

Dorsett Regional Senior Care is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.