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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Summerville 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 Summerville, 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 Summerville or another care type is right for you. Browse 24 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Summerville.

Nursing Homes near Summerville, South Carolina

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Cypress Place

205 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485

4.3
(42 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...

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,...

The Retreat at Summerville

950 Travelers Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485

3.0
(5 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed

Magnolias of Summerville

335 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485

3.8
(15 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Magnolias of Summerville is a community designed to serve the needs of those requiring incremental levels of assistance in the aging process. We provide support based on the particular needs of each resident. This individualized care allows each resident to enjoy a feeling of independence similar...

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Savannah Place

1501 Secessionville Rd., James Island, SC 29412

4.3
(44 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...

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...

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...

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,...

Harmony at West Ashley

1925 Essex Farms Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

3.8
(6 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...

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...

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...

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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

Summerville, South Carolina

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers lodging to at least two seniors who have no familial relation to the administrator. This type of residence offers its residents around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These caregivers provide maintenance, personal care and other health related services for those who cannot adequately take care of themselves due to their aging.

This type of facility is a familiar and comfortable living option for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will routinely take in individuals 55 and above which is unusual for other senior care types.Examples of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes can include monitoring of medication, wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound, adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , and meal programs. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get information on services and fees, to manage your money, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, and get proper medical care. Some services come at an extra cost which can include cosmetic and grooming items, personal clothing, and special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment. A large number of nursing home residents are persons who have a physical or mental disability, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, have incontinence issues, or experience difficulty with hearing and vision. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with behavioral issues. These can consist of resisting care, a tendency to wander, or verbal outbursts.

Cost of Living

Senior community price is influenced by the destination where it is located. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Summerville is about $1,273 per month and the median home value in Summerville is $188,061. The rent burden for Summerville is around 20.6% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Summerville is 73.6% white, 1.7% Asian, 2.5% mixed race, 5.9% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.3% other or not specified, 0.4% Native American, and 19.4% black. In Summerville, 14.3% of the population are veterans of the United States military. In terms of education, 31.6% have a college degree, 25.8% have a high-school diploma, and 12.2% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 48.2% are male and 51.8% are female. The median age of Summerville is 35 years old. In Summerville, 10.4% live in poverty, 10.8% have some form of disability, 5.4% are widowed, and 66.0% participate in the labor force. Currently, the population of Summerville consists of 50,388 people. Summerville has a population density of 995 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. GHS Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of resources, South Carolina has a cost of living index of 98.3, a grocery index rating of 101.9, and a housing index rating of 85.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The natural beauty of South Carolina is ranked 34th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average South Carolina citizen is ranked 42nd nation-wide. Additionally, South Carolina is ranked 36th by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 55% voted for the Republican candidate while 41% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 40 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. 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 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.

State-wide weather information

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 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. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 66F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 26F during the month of January. 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. On average, the humidity rating for South Carolina is around 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 shadblow serviceberry, blue wild indigo, devil’s walking stick, and common yarrow. 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.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in South Carolina

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