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9 Best Nursing Homes in Bluffton, SC

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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Bluffton nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Bluffton, SC may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Bluffton or another care type is right for you. Browse 9 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Bluffton.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Carver Village, LePageville and Pine Gardens.
You may also consider nearby communities such as Rincon, Baker Hill and Exley.

Nursing homes facilities near Bluffton, SC

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Photo of Pines at Bluffton
44 Photos available
8.6
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29 reviews
8.6
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29 reviews
5 star
51%
4 star
21%
3 star
14%
2 star
7%
1 star
7%
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This community is a cute little place. A smaller community, great location, beautiful front porch. It's just breathtaking. My loved one feels so comfortable here. The staff are nice, pleasant, communicative,...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Pines at Bluffton Assisted Living is a unique community that provides our residents with an engaging environment to continue to flourish. We provide worry-free living in our comfortable and inviting apartments. We establish the independence and assistance that allows our residents to enjoy...
Photo of Bloom at Belfair
2424 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
8.4
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103 reviews
8.4
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103 reviews
5 star
63%
4 star
24%
3 star
5%
2 star
1%
1 star
7%
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Bloom is good. [name removed] has settled in nicely and I think the employees do the best they can. I am glad he's there, safe and secure.
Provides: Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Bloom at Belfair is a family-owned and operated independent living, independent living plus and memory care establishment. Since 1965, our goal has been simple yet aspirational: to help our residents flourish. Entering a Bloom community does not mean checking your lifestyle or personality at the...
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Photo of Vineyard Bluffton
55 Photos available
8.0
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3 reviews
8.0
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3 reviews
5 star
33%
4 star
67%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
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I can only review the facility in 2021. My mother-in-law was there from [date removed]-[date removed], the date of her passing. They used to have classes on dementia, aging, etc for families. And it was a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Photo of Canterfield of Bluffton
66 Photos available
3.0
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13 reviews
3.0
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13 reviews
5 star
84%
4 star
8%
3 star
8%
2 star
0%
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The community is very clean, the staff members are very friendly and overall we are pleased with the community. We have not been there for normal meal time, but we did get a chance to go there for the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Photo of Palmettos Of Bluffton
55 Photos available
6.5
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4 reviews
6.5
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4 reviews
5 star
50%
4 star
25%
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0%
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25%
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Always clean and everyone is smiling. Mom really enjoys all the activities and staff. Meals are delicious when I come to visit I always eat there. Excellent place and experience with The Palmettos.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Photo of Benton House of Bluffton
1414 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
5.5
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14 reviews
5.5
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14 reviews
5 star
29%
4 star
36%
3 star
14%
2 star
0%
1 star
21%
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It was a good experience and would have been so much better if my aunt would have participated in her own care. We picked this community because of good reviews, friendly atmosphere, nice accommodations,...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
We. Are. Family. Award Winning Senior Living! National Winner-Top 50 in Aging Services by Fortune magazine. A Great Place to Work certified 3 consecutive years. Multiple Pinnacle Customer Service Awards. Reader’s Choice Best of Bluffton 2020. Call or drop by to see what make Benton House of...
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Photo of TidePointe, a CCRC
1818 Photos available
1010 Floor plans available
8.0
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2 reviews
8.0
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2 reviews
5 star
50%
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My dad had been at TidePointe since their inception - 27 years ago! He loved every minute! He enjoyed every single level of this wonderful CCRC. He and Mother started in their beautiful home which they...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Wake up every day to the coastal beauty Hilton Head has to offer. At Tidepointe, a Vi community, you’ll a enjoy a surplus of lifestyle activities and benefits that will you leave wondering, do you live in a retirement community or a resort?Welcome to Tidepointe, a Vi community, a 63-acre assisted...
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2.0
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3 reviews
2.0
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3 reviews
5 star
0%
4 star
0%
3 star
33%
2 star
33%
1 star
34%
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Memory Care, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Cost of nursing homes in Bluffton, SC

The average cost of senior living in Bluffton is $4,426 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Edisto Beach, SC with an average of $3,788 per month.

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Bluffton, SC vs. nearby cities

Bluffton, SC
$4,426/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Bluffton, SC vs. the state and national average

Bluffton, SC
$4,426/mo
U.S. national average
$4,759/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Bluffton vs. other types of senior living

$4,426/mo
Nursing Homes
$4,426/mo

Median monthly costs of Nursing Homes in Bluffton, SC by room type

Semi-Private
$4,588/mo
Studio
$4,788/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,635/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,601/mo

Average cost of Nursing Homes in Bluffton over time

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What families are saying about nursing homes in Bluffton

Recent reviews for nursing homes in Bluffton

Benton House of Bluffton

5.0
We couldn't be any more pleased with my parents move to this community. Everything is working out very well, and they are doing great. We are pleased with everything they have done for our family. They have a great staff in this facility. They are very caring, and have been friendly when we ...
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Helena Square in Port Royal, SC

3.9
It's a pretty good place. They were very flexible, and the one place we found that allowed my loved one to have her dog. Their flexibility was the main reason we went there in comparison to other places. They do seem understaffed, so you don't always get immediate attention. But in general ...
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Oaks at Savannah

5.0
I entered the door and immediately felt welcomed and comfortable. The reception area was spotless. The residents smile and talks. The staff was very attentive and kind.

Bluffton nursing homes services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Bluffton nursing homes communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Bluffton, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Bluffton nursing homes

Nursing homes communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of nursing homes partners in Bluffton that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
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Full medication management
Full medication management
66.7%
2.4%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
22.2%
9.5%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
88.9%
26%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
88.9%
26.6%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
66.7%
9.8%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
33.3%
0.8%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
88.9%
22.8%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
77.8%
7%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
66.7%
17.3%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Bluffton nursing homes

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Bluffton Nursing Homes partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Bluffton, SCNational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
66.7%
3.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
44.4%
0.2%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
44.4%
5.4%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
33.3%
1.2%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Bluffton nursing homes

Nursing homes communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Bluffton partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Bluffton, SCNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
33.3%
0.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
55.6%
1.4%
No sugar
No sugar
55.6%
1.4%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
33.3%
3.5%
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Availability of select dining options in Bluffton nursing homes

Our nursing homes communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Bluffton communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
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Professional chef
Professional chef
33.3%
0.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
44.4%
0.4%
Room service
Room service
33.3%
0.4%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Bluffton nursing homes

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered nursing homes communities in Bluffton offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
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Activity director
Activity director
66.7%
0.4%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
33.3%
0.2%
Community service programs
Community service programs
44.4%
0.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
55.6%
6.3%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
66.7%
0.4%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
66.7%
6.5%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
33.3%
0.4%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
33.3%
0.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
44.4%
0.3%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
44.4%
0.4%
Live performances
Live performances
66.7%
0.4%
Dances
Dances
33.3%
0.2%
Fitness center
Fitness center
22.2%
0.3%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
44.4%
0.4%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Sunabella at Savannah, Thrive on Skidaway and The Social at Savannah are the top-rated nursing homes facilities near Bluffton, South Carolina. See full list of communities.

There are 9 nursing homes facilities near Bluffton, South Carolina. See the full list.

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