Commander Nursing Center

(866) 232-1428

4438 Pamplico Hwy, Florence, SC

Commander Nursing Center
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4438 PAMPLICO HWY
FLORENCE
SC
29505
USA
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4438 Pamplico Hwy
Florence, SC
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Commander Nursing Center is a large, for profit, nursing home with 163 beds based in Florence, SC. At last check, the facility had 162 residents indicating that it is 99% occupied which is about average within the state of South Carolina. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Commander Nursing Center, was 5 stars. Only 17% of nursing homes have 5 stars in South Carolina. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 4 stars to 5 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Commander Nursing Center with other senior care providers in South Carolina. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 05/04/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

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01/07/2010 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My family member didn't want to report when staff was negligent because of retributions from the staff members. Stated that they would be slow to respond to a bathroom request or something similar. Also the family did the laundry but we still lost three pairs of pajamas.

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Description of Commander Nursing Center in Florence, SC

Number of Beds : 163

Commander Nursing Center, located in Florence, South Carolina provides the following services: Nursing Home, Alzheimer's Care, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. Commander Nursing Center has received 5 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Commander Nursing Center has a very good hospital, Mcleod Regional Medical Center Pee Dee, located nearby, which scored a 93 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Commander Nursing Center's nearest hospital is 7 miles away. The zipcode (29505) in South Carolina, where Commander Nursing Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Commander Nursing Center can be found here.

Commander Nursing Center is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Commander Nursing Center facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Commander Nursing Center is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

Amenities

Security

  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • For more information about Commander Nursing Center call (866) 232-1428 to speak with a local Care Advisor


    Demographic Profile for Florence, SC,29505

    Annual Crime
    29505 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 9 4
    Property Crimes 9 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 29%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 73.6 / 100
    Water Quality 47 / 100
    Superfund Sites 99 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 259.8
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 13% Below
    Cost of Food Equal to
    Utilities 11% Below
    Miscellaneous 7% Below
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 7.52%
    People
    Male Population 47.20%
    Female Population 52.80%
    Median Age 38.6 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $50,258
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Florence SC
    Percent Religious 42.17%
    Baptist 19.09%
    Methodist 7.93%
    Pentecostal 4.57%
    Catholic 2.81%
    Other Christian 2.06%
    Presbyterian 2.02%
    All Other 3.7%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Florence SC
    White  72.6%
    Black  24.3%
    Asian  1.5%
    Hispanic/Latino  0.8%
    Multiracial  0.6%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.

    Nearby Hospitals

    Mcleod Regional Medical Center Pee Dee

    555 E Cheves St Box 8700
    Florence SC 29506
    Distance: 7 miles
    Tel: 843-777-2900
    Average Rating: 93%

    Carolinas Hospital System

    805 Pamplico Hwy Box 100550
    Florence SC 29505
    Distance: 7 miles
    Tel: 843-674-2500
    Average Rating: 86%
    Nearby Drug Stores

    Wal Mart Stores East Lp

    2014 S Irby St
    Distance: 2.9 miles
    (843) 292-0307

    Walgreen Co

    1500 S Irby St
    Distance: 2.9 miles
    (843) 629-8427

    South Carolina Cvs Pharmacy, L.L.C.

    800 Pamplico Hwy
    Distance: 2.9 miles
    (843) 292-0621
    Nearby Churches

    Unity Baptist Church

    2990 Pamplico Hwy
    Florence, SC
    Distance: 1.8 miles

    Evergreen Baptist Church

    6316 Pamplico Hwy
    Effingham, SC
    Distance: 3.0 miles

    Greenwood Baptist Church

    2401 Claussen Rd
    Florence, SC
    Distance: 3.1 miles
    Services

  • Nursing Home
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No