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Nursing Homes near Charleston, South Carolina

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Helena Place

1624 Paris Ave, Port Royal, SC 29935

4.6
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Helena Place is an assisted living community situated in the heart of Port Royal, South Carolina for over 20 years. Our community has been named The Best of Assisted Living in Port Royal for the last 5 years running. We are located on the south side of the Cypress Wetlands Bird Sanctuary where...

Savannah Place

1501 Secessionville Rd., James Island, SC 29412

4.3
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Savannah House is an assisted living community located in the beautiful community of James Island, South Carolina. Clark Sound is only a mile away and is a popular afternoon destination for our residents. If you have a history buff in your family we are only two miles from both the Secessionville...

Cypress Place

205 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485

4.2
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Cypress Place is located on a tree lined street in beautiful Summerville, South Carolina. We are two miles north of Old Fort Dorchester State Historical Park and about thirty miles from the Atlantic Ocean. At Cypress Place, we strive to maintain a cozy homelike atmosphere, with a caring staff...

Brookdale West Ashley

2030 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414

3.7
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brookdale Charleston is an assisted living and memory care community in the historical and thriving city of Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston is an elegant city with warm and welcoming people that exude Southern charm and hospitality, offering its residents a unique combination of historical...

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Pinewood Place

101 Centennial Blvd., Goose Creek, SC 29445

4.0
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Pinewood Place is located in a beautiful wooded area in Goose Creek, South Carolina. We are also within sight of Crowfield Plantation Lake and some resident rooms enjoy lake views. We encourage our residents to enjoy the outdoors and offer transportation to our wonderful local parks. We offer...

Somerby of Mount Pleasant

3100 Tradition Circle, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

4.6
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Somerby of Mount Pleasant draws upon the charming, stately traditions of the South - applying classic style and gracious hospitality, sure to make you feel right at home.     At Somerby, we're here to help you enjoy the lifestyle you've been waiting for. ...

Palms of Mt. Pleasant

937 Bowman Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

4.5
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Palms of Mount Pleasant The Palms of Mount Pleasant is an assisted living community located in the heart of Mt. Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina. Our community is just minutes away from dozens of notable locations, including numerous public parks and beaches, local festivals, East...

Harmony at Wescott

5130 Wescott Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485

4.0
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Harmony at Wescott PlantationIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Summerville, South Carolina, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support,...

Oaks at Charleston

2333 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414

3.7
(15 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Choice of companion or private studio, one-and two- bedroom accommodations Weekly housekeeping and laundry All utilities except for telephone Delicious, well balanced meals, three times per day Snacks available around the clock Care staff on duty 24 hours per day Emergency Call System Assistance...

The Palmettos of Charleston

1900 Ashley Crossing Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

4.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Palmettos of Charleston is owned and operated by NHC (National HealthCare Corporation). Since 1972, NHC has been committed to excellence by providing quality care that exceeds the standards of other assisted living communities. The Palmettos offers its residents an unrivaled amount of...

Wellmore of Daniel Island

580 Robert Daniel Dr, Charleston, SC 29492

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Adjacent to the Daniel Island Club, nestled amongst the trees and overlooking Beresford Creek, Wellmore of Daniel Island is the premier retirement community in Charleston’s vibrant island town. Members enjoy luxurious accommodations, restaurant-style fine dining, an award-winning wellness...

The Blake at Carnes Crossroads

4015 2nd Avenue, Summerville, SC 29486

3.5
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Resort Style Assisted Living and Memory CareStrategically located in Summerville, South Carolina. The Blake at Carnes Crossroads is unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel right at home.Our unique...

The Bridge at Charleston

2590 Elms Plantation Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29406

4.1
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Ashley Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care

2290 Henry Tecklenburg Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

4.6
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Here at Ashley Gardens, we are more than a memory care facility, we are a memory care community. Located close to Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, we offer a warm and welcoming senior community for those in need of all-inclusive assisted living, transitional assisted living, or memory care in...

Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center NOW OPEN

1025 Hungryneck Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

4.9
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, you will find our distinctive "Meaningful Moments®" brand of memory care, where we take memories and routines from your loved ones life prior to Alzheimer's and weave them into customized daily routines allowing us to create a supportive...

Oaks at Beaufort

1119 Pick Pocket Plantation Dr, Beaufort, SC 29902

3.2
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Summit Place of Beaufort is an assisted living community located in beautiful, historic Beaufort, South Carolina. Situated on the banks of Battery Creek amongst majestic, moss-draped oaks, we provide assisted living, respite and Alzheimer's care. We are the only community in Beaufort that has a...

Oaks at Daniel Island

320 Seven Farms Dr, Charleston, SC 29492

4.3
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to the warm, inviting atmosphere of Summit Place of Daniel Island, a place for senior adults to call home. Just moments from historic downtown Charleston, SC on beautiful Daniel Island, you can enjoy all the simple pleasures you deserve. As you learn more about our community, services,...

Oaks at Mt. Pleasant

1010 Anna Knapp Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

3.2
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome Home to Sweetgrass Court! We are dedicated to providing activity focused care in a supportive environment by well trained associates. We strive to focus on what our residents can achieve as opposed to what they can no longer achieve on their own. We offer assistance with all activities of...

Oaks at Salem Road

109 Old Salem Rd, Beaufort, SC 29901

4.0
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside of Beaufort is a beautiful assisted living community tucked away in a neighborhood setting conveniently located to historic downtown, coastal wetlands and several shopping areas. As a premiere provider of assisted living in Beaufort, South Carolina, it's our goal to make every day an...

Harmony at West Ashley

1925 Essex Farms Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

3.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Harmony at West AshleyIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Charleston, South Carolina, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services...

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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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James Island, South Carolina

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that provides housing to at least two seniors who have no family ties to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its occupants with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide healthcare services for those who are unable to adequately care for themselves because of the effects of aging.

Nursing homes are a convenient and easy living choice for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually accept individuals 55 and above (a rarity in theworldof senior care).Some services come at an extra cost which can include flowers and plants, a private room, unless medically needed, and special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment. Types of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes can include room and board, intravenous or nutrition therapy, rehabilitation needed due to injury, disability, or illness, and monitoring of medication. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, get information on services and fees, have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, and form or participate in resident groups. The most frequent mental disease experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, memory recall, and decision making capacities. A significant number of nursing home occupants are seniors who have incontinence issues, experience difficulty with hearing and sight, have mental or physical disabilities, or require assistance with daily tasks such as walking.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a major influence when determining which destination is best for your loved one. Monthly, the median rent in James Island is $1,155 and the median home value in James Island is $260,183. The rent burden for James Island is around 16.7% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, James Island is 1.8% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% Native American, 2.7% Asian, 0.2% other or not specified, 10.3% black, 1.8% mixed race, and 84.9% white. Out of the total population of James Island, 7.6% live in poverty, 10.0% are widows, 12.3% have some form of disability, and 68.0% participate in the labor force. Currently, the population of James Island consists of 12,083 people. James Island has a population density of 983 people per square mile. In James Island, 8.3% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 49.4% are male and 50.6% are female. The median age of James Island is 44 years old. In terms of education, 44.9% have a college degree, 24.2% have a high-school diploma, and 14.1% have a graduate degree.

State Information

An overview of South Carolina

In terms of personal well-being, South Carolina ranks 36th in healthcare and 42nd in quality of life compared to other states. There are 71 general hospitals and 189 health centers that provide care for 5,147,823 South Carolina residents. GHS Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of South Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 34th in the United States. 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.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In South Carolina, 47% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. In terms of diversity, South Carolina ranks 24th in the nation. In the last presidential election 41% of South Carolina residents voted Democrat and 55% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in South Carolina drops 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 59F during the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for South Carolina is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 72%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of South Carolina is around 4.10 inches. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 7.64 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in South Carolina is 35.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 42.6 AQI. 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 butterfly weed, white snakeroot, common leopard bane, and sweet birch. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the manatee, the southern fox squirrel, or the wild hog. The state animal of South Carolina is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in South Carolina

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