South Dakota Focus

SD Focus: The Uncertain Future of Nursing Homes

Season 28 Episode 1 | 29m 4s  | Video has closed captioning.

Low funding, high costs, and staffing challenges are forcing rural nursing homes to close. In Clear Lake, the Deuel County Good Samaritan Society closed, displacing dozens of residence and forcing staff to find work. Meanwhile, the Walworth County Care Center in Selby managed to stay afloat. Hear from families and industry leaders about the challenging future facing elder care in South Dakota.

Aired: 09/29/22

Rating: NR

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