South Dakota Assisted Living Regulations and Records
By Sho LyMay 5, 2020
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When choosing an assisted living community, it is important to understand South Dakota state regulations for assisted living facilities and know how to look up assisted living license information. But public access to assisted living records varies greatly by state.
We developed a system to rate each state on how easy – or difficult – it is to find important assisted living records and reports, and compiled tips to help you in your search.
States with the most transparent records allow you to look up important information about each assisted living facility online, including inspections, complaints, survey results, violations, capacity, and whether the facility accepts Medicaid.
Access to South Dakota assisted living records: Basic
Public access to assisted living records and reports for the state of South Dakota is basic. Key findings that informed this rating include:
South Dakota provides an online PDF that lists licensed assisted living communities.
Information about inspections, violations or complaints may be obtained by filling out an FOIA and mailing your request to the state. Survey reports for nursing homes are available online in South Dakota.
State provides basic access to assisted living records and licensing
How to look up South Dakota assisted living licenses and records