South Dakota Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of South Dakota Home Care
According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in South Dakota is $21.75.
The monthly base rate for South Dakota home care is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. South Dakota is also more expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in South Dakota. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In South Dakota, the average hourly rate is $22.73. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
South Dakota Home Care Services
South Dakota requires home health care agencies to provide care to individuals in their residence, that the staff demonstrate that they follow a physician's instructions when caring for a client with a written health care plan, that supervisory visits take place during care, that the staff maintain complete medical records for each client and that the person receiving the care have a medical condition which precludes them from leaving their home without considerable effort or assistance. The home health care business must give the care no more than once a day and no more than five days in any one week. Those South Dakota Medicare-certified programs are surveyed annually against the Medicare Conditions of Participation.
South Dakota Home Health Care Resources
The South Dakota Division of Adult Services and Aging has a variety of services for individuals who are unable to complete the essential activities of daily living. You can learn more about eligibility and the services in your area at their web site or call 1-866-854-5465. An Adult Services and Aging Specialist will complete and assessment to determine if any of the following services would be appropriate:
- Senior Meals
- Assistive Devices
- Respite Care
- Specialized Medical Equipment or Supplies
For additional information about various home health care options, many home health care agencies have joined together for a cooperative partnership that is the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Associations which can help refer you to one of their member agencies as needed. To contact the South Dakota home care and hospice agency that serves your town, visit their web site.
Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare
It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in South Dakota accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 20% of South Dakota home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 137 South Dakota certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 33 South Dakota home care companies. Realize that while Medicare provides a great deal of data about certain agencies, those agencies are also likely to be the type with trained nursing staff and therapists. If that isn't the type of care you or your loved one needs, be sure to examine all home care agencies in your area. Learn more about home care and Medicare
South Dakota Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in South Dakota that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
Physical Therapy Services: 100.0%
Nursing Care Services: 100.0%
Home Health Aid Services: 97.0%
Occupational Therapy Services: 87.9%
Speech Pathology Services: 84.8%
Medical Social Services: 48.5%
South Dakota Agencies by City
- What is Home Care?
- Home Health Care vs. Non-Medical Home Care
- Home Health Care Services
- Non-Medical Home Care Services
- How is Home Care Different from Other Care Options?
- When is Home Care Needed?
- Benefits of Home Care
- Talking to a Loved One
- Selecting a Home Care Agency
- Medicare Quality Data
- Hospice Care
- Home Care Safety
- Considering Home Care Staff
- Home Health Care Costs
- Ways to Pay for Home Care
- Medicare and Home Care
- Medicaid and Home Care
- Does Insurance Cover Home Care
- Using a Reverse Mortgage to Stay Home