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Top 50 Nursing Homes near Florence, SC

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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Florence 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 Florence, 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 Florence or another care type is right for you. Browse 50 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Florence.

We are also serving Nursing Homes facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like , , and . You may also consider nearby communities such as Bennettsville, Conway or Hartsville.

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Florence Place

1938 Mountain Laurel Ct, Florence, SC 29505

4.2
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Florence Place is a pet friendly senior living community in Florence, SC, where we provide residents with quality care and assistance in their daily routine when needed, while promoting independence as long as possible. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a...

Wren Creek Estates Senior Living

3006 Hoffmeyer Rd, Florence, SC 29501

3.7
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Pee Dee Gardens

3117 W Palmetto St, Florence, SC 29501

3.5
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

When a loved one needs care that can no longer be provided at home, naturally, you want the very best for them. Carolina House of Florence offers basic and, when needed, extended Assisted Living services, which are available in separate wings of our community. We are a leader in providing...

Benton House of Florence NOW OPEN

1370 Celebration Blvd, Florence, SC 29501

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Award Winning Services! National Winner-Top 50 in Aging Services by Fortune magazine. A Great Place to Work certified 3 consecutive years. Multiple Pinnacle Customer Service Awards. Call or drop by to see why Benton House services are superior!Service starts with good design and great people. Our...

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Brookdale Conway

872 Singleton Ridge Road, Conway, SC 29526

4.3
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At our assisted living community in an upscale residential neighborhood of Conway, S.C., at the edge of the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge, you’ll stay busy as much as you like with our engaging calendar of activities, classes and outings. While you fill up your social calendar, we’ll provide...

Anderson Oaks Assisted Living

997 Highway 90, Conway, SC 29526

4.1
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Anderson Oaks Assisted Living is located in the lovely and scenic city of Conway, South Carolina. Conway is a city situated right on the South Carolina coastal plains and is right on the banks of Waccama River. This picturesque riverside community boasts numerous recreational activities including...

Brookdale Sumter

1180 Wilson Hall Road, Sumter, SC 29150

4.1
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Do more of what you love.If you’re ready to redefine your independence with more freedom, then Brookdale Sumter with assisted living might be the perfect fit for you.With assisted living, you’ll have help with managing medications, dressing and bathing, as well as services like housekeeping and...

Sumter Grove Senior Living

2500 Lin-Do Court, Sumter, SC 29150

4.5
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Warm and inviting are just two words one would use to describe Sumter Grove Senior Living.From the front porch rockers to the neighborhood feel, once you have walked through our front doors, our goal is to make you feel welcome every day. As a premiere provider of assisted living, it is our goal...

The Legacy of Hartsville

1901 West Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550

3.6
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Legacy of Hartsville is tucked securely within a quaint community of families and neighbors. Within minutes of the hospital and medical offices in one direction and a downtown area flourishing with charm and history in another, The Legacy is proud to offer services and amenities, activities...

The Retreat at Carolina Bay

1340 Carolina Bay Blvd, Hartsville, SC 29550

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Rivers Edge of Lumberton

550 Bailey Road, Lumberton, NC 28358

2.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Victorian Senior Care provides services for senior adults at Lumberton Assisted Living located at 550 Bailey Road in Lumberton. Lumberton Assisted Living offers quality assisted living and memory care in attractive surroundings close to home. Our assisted living care provides services to fit...

BTU Rest Home

113 Ellison Street, Bennettsville, SC 29512

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Prestwick Village Assisted Living

1000 Johns Rd, Laurinburg, NC 28352

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Tabor Commons

703 Elizabeth St, Tabor City, NC 28463

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

WATERBROOKE ASSISTED LIVINGVery Clean & Safe Beds Available (6) Semi Private Rooms (4) Private Rooms Medicaid Accepted (Yes) Out of State Transfers (Yes) Males & Females Welcome!

Gene's Residential Care Facility #2

2385 Pamplico Hwy, Florence, SC 29505

(0 review)

Honorage Nursing Ctr

1207 N Cashua Dr, Florence, SC 29501

(0 review)

Carriage House Senior Lvg

739 S Parker Dr, Florence, SC 29501

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Carriage House Senior Living The Carriage House Senior Living Center in Florence, South Carolina is an assisted living community conveniently situated in a metropolitan setting near shops, bus lines, restaurants, and theaters. Our residents enjoy temperate weather autumn through spring, and...

Wesleyan Suites

2100 Twin Church Rd, Florence, SC 29501

(0 review)

The Carolinian

718 S. Dargan St, Florence, SC 29506

4.6
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Carolinian offers both Independent Retirement Living and Assisted Living . We have spacious studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments with full kitchens that make life simple and worry free. You can truly enjoy your retirement years among friends relaxing, reading, traveling or...

Presbyterian Communities Of South Carolina-Florence

2350 W. Lucas Street, Florence, SC 29501

4.5
(3 reviews)

1 Bed

Florence Presbyterian Community is a caring assisted living community located in gorgeous Florence, South Carolina in Florence County. This city offers almost 600 acres of park land for climbing, walking or playing. In downtown Florence one will find the Art Trail Gallery, the Downtown Farmer's...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Florence, South Carolina

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that offers housing to two or more seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its occupants 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer specialized care for those who are unable to adequately take care of their needs.

This type of facility is a familiar and comfortable care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will commonly accept individuals 55 and older which is for other senior care types.Many occupants of nursing homes are individuals with . These can include verbal lash-outs, resisting aid, or experiencing a desire to wander. Many residents tend to be single women who have circles of support, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Types of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes can include bill pay, intravenous or nutrition therapy, senior centers, and rehabilitation needed due to injury, disability, or illness. Some services come at an extra cost which can include a private room, unless medically needed, special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment, and specially prepared food. Nursing homes are required to provide dietary services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), nursing and related services, and emergency dental services to residents.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is determined by the neighborhood in which it is located. The median home value in Florence is around $155,681 and the median rent is about $945 per month a month. The rent burden for Florence is around 16.9% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 44.5% are male and 55.5% are female. The median age of Florence is 38 years old. In terms of education, 11.6% have a graduate degree, 27.9% have a high-school diploma, and 31.1% have a college degree. In Florence, 7.5% are widowed, 17.4% live in poverty, 10.2% do not have health insurance, and 64.7% participate in the labor force. In Florence, 7.6% of the people are veterans. Racially, the population of Florence is 0.1% Native American, 2.0% mixed race, 49.6% white, 0.1% other or not specified, 45.5% black, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.4% Asian, and 2.6% Hispanic. Florence has a population density of 655 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of South Carolina

There are 71 general hospitals and 189 health centers that provide care for 5,147,823 South Carolina residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in South Carolina are GHS Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average South Carolina citizen is ranked 42nd nation-wide. Additionally, South Carolina is ranked 36th by standards of healthcare. The state of South Carolina has a cost of living index of 98.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 101.9 and a housing index rating of 85.1. Residents of South Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 34th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 55% of South Carolina residents voted Republican and 41% voted Democrat. The state of South Carolina ranks 24th in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 47% of South Carolina’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 8,051 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-15%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In South Carolina there are 658 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for South Carolina is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of August. On average, South Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 35.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 42.6 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 66F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 26F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in South Carolina is around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 59F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 7.64 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of South Carolina is around 4.10 inches. While residents of South Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in South Carolina can include hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and and floods.

Wildlife to be found in South Carolina

The state of South Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of blue wild indigo, butterfly weed, devil’s walking stick, and common leopard bane. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the manatee, the wild hog, or the southern fox squirrel. The state animal of South Carolina is the white-tailed deer.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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Palmetto Towers, Covenant Place of Sumter and Thorne Retirement Home are the top rated nursing homes near Florence, South Carolina. See full list of communities.

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