Located near historic downtown Charleston and the Cypress Gardens nature preserve, Life Care Center of Charleston affords residents many advantages. Adjacent to the nursing home's campus are many beautiful parks, scenic attractions and historic locations, allowing numerous opportunities for exploration. The facility is also within minutes of five hospitals, offering easy access to physicians offering senior health care. However the greatest advantage afforded by Life Care residency is superior-quality nursing care. Staff strives diligently to ensure each resident's well-being and to enhance resident's quality of life. Treatment programs are individually tailored to help meet this goal. Services include assisted living on campus, Vital Stim therapy and much more.
Life Care Physician Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Life Care Centers of America, recently placed Ruth Hoover, M.D., as an on-site physician at Life Care Center of Charleston, S.C.
Hoover is the first doctor hired as part of Life Care's initiative to place physicians in Life Care Centers of America's buildings in South Carolina. In her new position, Hoover will work with the Life Care Center of Charleston interdisciplinary team, facility medical director and other attending physicians in caring for each of the facility's patients. Her presence in the nursing home will enhance physician accessibility to patients and families. She will aid in hospital transitions and pharmacy communications, and being on-site will allow her to personally respond to medical changes or emergencies in a timely manner..
Life Care Center of Charleston offers a number of services for the comfort and convenience of our residents. These services include:
- 148 skilled nursing beds
- 100 percent Medicare certified
- Skilled nursing trained in geriatric care
- Licensed therapy including physical,occupational and speech
- Anodyne therapy
- Vital Stim therapy
- Wound Management
- Oxygen and IV therapy
- Outpatient therapy
- Assisted living on campus
- Respite services