South Carolina Assisted Living Records & Reports

When choosing assisted living care, consumers are reliant on their state’s regulatory agencies to provide information about communities and their backgrounds. Public access to assisted living records varies greatly state by state. Here is a snapshot of the level of transparency in the state of South Carolina:

KEY FINDINGS

  • South Carolina was marked down somewhat in our rankings because it does not provide a searchable database of licensed assisted living communities.
  • South Carolina only requires mandatory inspections of assisted living communities every two years.

HOW TO ACCESS RECORDS

Update: January 2018

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South Carolina Accessibility Criteria

Our ratings are based on the objective criteria outlined in the table below.

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# CRITERIA  
1  Are licensed assisted living communities listed online in any form? Yes
2  If Yes to #1, is the information updated frequently? Yes
3  If Yes to #1, is the list of licensed communities searchable? No
4  Does the state post inspections, complaints, survey results, or violations online? No
5  If Yes to #4, is the information updated frequently? [within 90 days] No
6  If Yes to #2 and #4, is the enforcement information included in the same place as licensed communities? No or N/A
7  If Yes to #4 and No to #6, are violations / inspections searchable at all? Yes
8  Is information about special licensing for care shown? Yes
9  Capacity shown? Yes
10  Payment types shown, [e.g. Medicaid, private pay]? No
11  Administrator / Contact name shown? Yes
12  State may fine facility? Yes
13  Frequency of inspections? Every 24 months
14  Website includes pricing of facility? No

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