Hopkins Investment Management has researched the Charleston area for the best Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, In-Home Care, and CCRC facilities for our clients. Our recommendations are based on open source research, reviews, ratings, calls, and visits to some locations.
Assisted Living: Cypress Place
205 Midland Pkwy, Summerville, SC 29485
Cypress Place of Summerville, SC is an assisted living community that has been rated one of 2015’s best senior living options by families on SeniorAdvisor.com. They offer their residents “Attentive and individualized care plans while maintaining a free and comfortable atmosphere.” Additionally, if an emergency arises, Cypress Place is located less than half a mile from Summerville Medical Center. Some of their services and amenities include transportation to nearby attractions and outdoor activities, room service for all three daily meals, as well as pet friendly and family visiting programs. The average monthly cost of living in one of their studio apartments is around $3,160, while the average for a single bedroom apartment is around $3,980, according to published prices from SeniorAdvisor.com*. Private pay is accepted, and many LTC insurance plans may cover some or all of these costs. The main reason we recommend Cypress Place of Summerville is the plethora of reviews from residents and their relatives praising the level of care and service they have received from the Cypress Place staff and on-site registered nurses. For more information and positive reviews about Cypress Place, please call or visit:
Skilled Nursing: Heartland Health and Rehab Care Center
1800 Eagle Landing Blvd, Hanahan, SC 29410
Heartland Health and Rehab Care Center in Hanahan, SC is a skilled nursing facility and rehab center that offers high-level, 24-hour medical care to its residents. The nursing facility can provide care for up to 135 patients at a given time. In addition, they are located just a few miles away from Trident Medical Center, a highly rated hospital. At Heartland Care Center, an individualized service plan is developed for each resident that is designed to address health needs, functional capabilities, and personal desires. According to HealthGrove.com, you can expect an average daily cost of around $211 for a private room and $160 for a semi-private room*. Private pay, LTC insurance, as well as Medicare and Medicaid are all accepted forms of payment. With a HealthGrove.com Smart Rating of 90 out of 100, as well as 5 out of 5 stars for overall rating and quality measures given by Medicare.gov, we recommend Heartland Health and Rehab Care Center as a quality option for skilled nursing care. For more information and a look at their ratings, please call or visit:
In Home Care: Home Care Assistance of Charleston
1230 Hospital Drive, Suite B, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Home Care Assistance of Charleston is an in-home care service dedicated to providing both medical and nonmedical assistance to patients in their homes, in a facility, or even for patients in the hospital. Care may be given on a part-time hourly basis as needed or through Live-In 24-hour care – a comprehensive alternative to facility living that helps families balance their aging loved one’s increasing need for care with their desire to stay at home. Home Care Assistance offers numerous types of care, including dementia or Alzheimer’s care. Additionally, they have a registered nurse on staff 24 hours a day. Home Care Assistance charges an hourly rate of $26* and they accept LTC insurance as well as workers compensation. We highly recommend Home Care Assistance of Charleston as a quality in-home care option because of their client testimonials and professional recommendations. We also appreciate that they also hire a 3rd party quality control company to evaluate both the clients’ and employees’ opinions. For more information and positive feedback, please call or visit:
CCRC: White Oak Manor
9285 Medical Plaza Drive, Charleston, SC 29418
White Oak Manor is a privately owned continuing care retirement community (CCRC) that offers residents independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing services depending on the level care needed. Their skilled nursing facility can provide care for up to 176 residents at a given time. Residents can enjoy a wide range of activities, amenities, and programs designed to keep them active and engaged. Family visiting is highly encouraged, and transportation services to and from the community can be arranged through their shuttling service. According to published average prices given by SeniorAdvisor.com, if you live in an independent or assisted living residence, you can expect to pay an average monthly cost of around $3,244*. If skilled nursing care becomes a necessity, you can expect to pay a daily cost of around $200 for a private room and $175 for a semi-private room*. Private pay, LTC insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid are all accepted as forms of payment. Due to their high HealthGrove.com smart rating of 96 out of 100, as well as their high star ratings given by Medicare.gov, we recommend White Oak Manor of Charleston as a quality CCRC option. For more information, as well as positive ratings, please call or visit:.
*All costs listed are averages and estimations gathered from online sources. We would highly recommend calling or visiting to obtain a better, more specific quote.
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