North Dakota Skilled Nursing Homes

Skilled nursing facilities in North Dakota are licensed by the state and certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Medicare/Medicaid programs. North Dakota Health Department's Division of Health Facilities has the contract for conducting the Medicare/Medicaid certification survey for CMS in these nursing facilities.

List of Nursing home facilities in North Dakota (Adobe PDF)

Search by county to find a Nursing home Facility near you

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Nursing Home Compare Website


NEW General email for LTC Complaints and Concerns. The email address is

NEW AHFSA LTC Facility Infection Prevention & Control Resource List with Focus on C.Diff


Nurse Aide Registry and Abuse Investigation

The Division of Health Facilities is designated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as the agency responsible for the registration of certified nursing assistants (CNAs). In addition to maintaining the registry, the Division receives and investigates allegations of abuse in long term care facilities. There are over 10,000 people registered to practice as certified nurse aides in the state of North Dakota.

Certified Nurse Aide Validated Abuse List (Adobe PDF)


Public Posting of Funded CMP Projects

Music & Memory

1. Project Title - Music & Memory in Nursing Homes

2. Project Purpose and Goals - To assist with the cost of implementation of a Music & Memory experience for residents of skilled nursing homes with behavior issues.

3. Project Duration - 1 year

4. Dollar Amount Awarded for the Project - $125,997

5. Awardee Name - Quality Health Associates

6. Project Results (e.g., outcome and lessons learned)



Nurse Aide Training and Evaluation Program

The Division of Health Facilities reviews and approves the certified nurse aide training programs throughout the state. Currently there are approximately 56 of these training programs approved by the Division of Health Facilities. 

Certified Nurse Aide Training Programs (Adobe PDF)

Nurse Aide Training Program Application for Approval Form (Adobe PDF)

Nurse Aide Training Program Curriculum Wording Requirements (Adobe PDF)

North Dakota Administrative Rules for Nurse Aide Training Programs, related State Code 33-07-06


North Dakota Century Code and Administrative Rules


North Dakota Licensing Rules for Nursing Facilities, Chapter 33-07-03.2 (Adobe PDF)

North Dakota General Standards of Construction and Equipment for Nursing Facilities, Chapter 33-07-04.2 (Adobe PDF)

Paid Feeding Assistants, Chapter 33-07-03.2-16.1 (Adobe PDF)



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Quality Health Associates of North Dakota serves as a link between healthcare providers and the community.


Quality Health Associates of North Dakota




SFN 14230, (Adobe PDF) Application for License to Operate A Nursing Facility






Long Term Care Regional Meeting Q & A 12-24-2013 (Adobe PDF)