SIOUX FALLS, SD, February 2, 2023 – Dow Rummel Village has been named a five-star quality rating skilled nursing home by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

This five-star rating is the highest designation a nursing home can receive from CMS and only the best 10 percent in each state receive it. Dow Rummel is currently the only five-star rated skilled nursing home in the Sioux Falls area.

According to, the rating system gives each nursing home a rating of between 1 and 5 stars. Nursing homes with 5 stars are considered to have “much above average” quality while nursing homes with a 1 star are considered to have quality “much below average”. There is one Overall 5-star rating for each nursing home, and separate ratings for health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. 

“Dow Rummel has always been known for providing great care,” said Darla Van Rosendale, CEO. “It is wonderful to see our staff receive this recognition for all they do for our residents. It is an honor to work with such a caring, compassionate team.”

Dow Rummel Village is a Life Plan Community located in Sioux Falls, SD. Guided by spiritual values, we enrich lives by providing extraordinary senior care.