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Description of Life Care Center Of Charleston in North Charleston, SC
Number of Beds : 148
Life Care Center Of Charleston, located in North Charleston, South Carolina provides the following services: Nursing Home, Senior Community, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. Life Care Center Of Charleston has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Life Care Center Of Charleston has a very good hospital, Bon Secours St Francis Xavier Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 87 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Life Care Center Of Charleston's nearest hospital is 5 miles away. The zipcode (29406) in South Carolina, where Life Care Center Of Charleston is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Life Care Center Of Charleston can be found here.
Life Care Center of Charleston 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, Life Care Center of Charleston is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.
Also, Life Care Center of Charleston 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.
For more information about Life Care Center Of Charleston call (866) 861-4370 to speak with a local Care Advisor
Demographic Profile for North Charleston, SC,29406
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