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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a North Charleston 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 North Charleston, 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 North Charleston or another care type is right for you. Browse 23 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in North Charleston.

Nursing Homes near North Charleston, South Carolina

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Savannah Place

1501 Secessionville Rd., James Island, SC 29412

4.3
(43 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...

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...

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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
(21 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

3.9
(24 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 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 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...

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...

The Retreat at Summerville

950 Travelers Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485

3.0
(5 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed

Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park

3501 Merrill Place, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

You’re going to love it here. Located in the 1,700 acre Carolina Park master planned community with shopping, dining and outdoor activities, Merrill Gardens is in the heart of it all. This new community is modern yet intimate with spacious apartments as well as cottages. Relax and enjoy the...

Atria Mount Pleasant NOW OPEN

601 Solana Way, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

3.5
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Set among the natural coastal beauty of the Lowcountry, Atria Mount Pleasant is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being.This inviting residence features spacious apartments and villas, each with a flexible...

Goose Creek Manor

104 Marilyn Street, Goose Creek, SC 29445

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Goose Creek manor provides compassionate assisted living services that allows our residents to live happy and productive lives while having direct access to assistance, when needed. We do assisted living with a community-first approach. Our residents enjoy expert care, a home-like varied culinary...

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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
Complete guide to nursing homes

North Charleston, South Carolina

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility provides room and board to two or more persons who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its inhabitants with around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These nurses offer healthcare services for those who cannot care for their own needs.

Nursing homes are a helpful and easy care choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely allow individuals 55 and above (a rarity in theworldof senior care).Nursing homes are required to provide nursing and related services, pharmaceutical services, routine personal hygiene items, and room and bed maintenance services to residents. Some services come at an extra cost which can include flowers and plants, a private room, unless medically needed, and personal comfort items. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from discrimination, be free from abuse and neglect, make complaints, and spend time with visitors. Many inhabitants tend to be bachelors or widows who have less social support, and about half of nursing home residents are over 85 years old. Types of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes can include bill pay, intravenous or nutrition therapy, care coordination and case management, and room and board.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a big influence in choosing what care choice is best for your family. Monthly, the median rent in North Charleston is around $1,052 and the median value for a home for North Charleston is approximately $148,012. The rent burden for North Charleston is about 22.1% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 49.1% are male and 50.9% are female. The median age of North Charleston is 33 years old. The current population of North Charleston consists of 110,861 people. North Charleston has a population density of 552 people per square mile. In North Charleston, 11.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of North Charleston, 10.7% have some form of disability, 66.7% participate in the labor force, 22.8% live in poverty, and 18.9% do not have health insurance. Demographically, North Charleston is 0.2% Native American, 2.1% Asian, 1.9% other or not specified, 45.3% white, 10.4% Hispanic, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 47.2% black, and 3.3% mixed race. Of the population of North Charleston 6.5% have a graduate degree, 30.2% have a high-school diploma, and 22.1% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of South Carolina

Overall, South Carolina ranks 42nd in quality of life and 36th in healthcare compared to other US 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. There are 71 general hospitals and 189 health centers that provide care for 5,147,823 South Carolina residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be GHS Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital. The natural beauty of South Carolina is ranked 34th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The state of South Carolina ranks 24th in the country for diversity. In South Carolina, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In terms of religion, 47% of South Carolina residents attend religious services among the 8,051 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-15%. In South Carolina there are 658 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 41% of South Carolina residents voted Democrat and 55% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

On average, South Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 35.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 42.6 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 7.64 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 59F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in South Carolina drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 26F during the month of January. South Carolina experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of August. 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 common leopard bane, sweet birch, common yarrow, and devil’s walking stick. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the wild hog, the manatee, 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.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in South Carolina

There are 23 nursing homes near North Charleston, South Carolina. See the full list.

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