The Elms of Charleston Retirement Homes

9101 Lafayette Ct
Charleston, South Carolina, 29406-9131 USA

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†CONTACT
††David Boland
†ACTIVITIES DIR
††Janice Young.
†INDEPENDENT LIVING
††Priv homes 137
†† Condos 30
†† Avg monthly fees $0-$1,000
†† Dependent relative
†SERVICES
††Transportation
†† Social and recreational
†† Security
†† Library
†† Swimming pool
†† Maintenance
†† Group exercise
†DATE OPENED
††June 1987
†OWNER TYPE
††Private non-profit


Each state licensing agency has its own definition of the term it uses to describe assisted living. Nursing Home residents include the elderly and younger adults with physical or mental disabilities. A nursing home may be a good choice if both medical and personal care needs have become too great to handle at home. The usual retirement home pattern is that each person or couple in the home has an apartment-style room or suite of rooms. The housing is friendlier to older adults, more compact, with easier navigation and assistance in outside maintenance. Retirement homes are privately owned rental accommodations for seniors who are able to manage and pay for their own care. A retirement home differs from a nursing home primarily in the level of medical care given. An assisted living facility may be a good choice if you donít need the round-the-clock medical care and supervision of a nursing home. Retirement villages and retirement communities, unlike retirement homes, offer separate and autonomous homes for residents. A place in a retirement home can be paid for on a rental basis, like an apartment, or can be bought in perpetuity on the same basis as a condominium. Assisted Living communities are regulated and licensed at the US state level. Each state licensing agency has its own definition of the term it uses to describe assisted living. Assisted living is a philosophy of care and services promoting independence and dignity. Generally, retirement homes are designed for seniors who need minimal to moderate support with their daily living activities. Assisted Living communities are regulated and licensed at the US state level. A nursing home is a place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living.

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Amenities

  • Community Center
  • Computer Access
  • Guest Rooms
  • Indoor Pool
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Lounges
  • Mail Delivery
  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pool
  • Private Dining Room

Languages Spoken

  • Finnish

Religion

  • All Religions Welcome

Accommodation

  • Semi-private
  • 1-bedroom
  • 2-bedroom
  • 3-bedroom
  • Variety of Suite Styles
  • Apartment
  • Assisted Living Program
  • Independent Living Program
  • Secure Living Program - Dementia / Alzheimers Care

Accommodation Details

  • Locks
  • Storage
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenettes
  • Fridge
  • Window Coverings
  • Thermostats
  • Fire Alarms
  • Smoke Detector
  • Sprinkler
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Bathrooms
  • Gated Community
  • Emergency Phone System
  • Climate Control In-suite
  • Wall-to-wall Broadloom

Recreational Facilities

  • Pool Table
  • Billiards
  • Exercise Room
  • Garden
  • BBQ Area
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center

Recreational Programs

  • Exercise
  • Computer
  • Parties
  • Entertainment
  • Art
  • Recreational Programs
  • Bingo
  • Cards

Health Services

  • Doctor's Office

Dining Services

  • Buffet
  • Cafeteria Style Dining
  • Full-service restaurant
  • Independent Living Dining
  • Special diets accommodated

Special Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Low salt
  • Diabetic