South Carolina Home Health Care Agencies
Cost of South Carolina Home Care
According to the 2012 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average hourly home care rate in South Carolina is $17.00.
The monthly base rate for South Carolina home care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. South Carolina is also less expensive compared to the national average.
This cost is the base cost for home maker services in South Carolina. The rate for home health care services is typically higher. In South Carolina, the average hourly rate is $17.78. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.
Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States
South Carolina Home Care Services
The state of South Carolina makes on-site survey visits to all certified home care agencies to assess the quality of their services. South Carolina medicare-certified programs are surveyed annually against the Medicare Conditions of Participation.You can contact the South Dakota Department of Health at (800) 738-2301 for information on home health care agencies in the state.
South Carolina Home Health Care Resources
The South Dakota Office on Aging is a good consumer resource for more information
on resources that available for seniors.
South Carolina Office on Aging
P.O. Box 8206
1801 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29202-8206
Fax: (803) 898-4515
The South Carolina Home Care & Hospice Association is a cooperative partnership among many South Carolina home health care agencies that can be a good resource of information. The association can help refer you to one of their member agencies for home care and hospice needs. You can find a home care or hospice agency that serves your city by visiting the association's web site.
Percentage of Home Care Agencies that Accept Medicare
It is difficult to determine exactly what percentage of home health care agencies in South Carolina accept Medicare because there is no complete list of home health care agencies. According to our data, approximately 15% of South Carolina home care agencies are certified by Medicare. We have found 331 South Carolina certified Medicare home health care agencies and anoother 68 South Carolina home care companies. Realize that while Medicare provides a great deal of data about certain agencies, those agencies are also likely to be the type with trained nursing staff and therapists. If that isn't the type of care you or your loved one needs, be sure to examine all home care agencies in your area. Learn more about home care and Medicare
South Carolina Quality of Care (#9 in the U.S.)
Medicare periodically performs South Carolina home health care inspections in order to measure the quality of care provided to the patients. Among all of the agencies within the U.S., those in South Carolina earned the ratings listed below. More Info
South Carolina Home Care Services
Of the home care agencies in South Carolina that were surveyed by Medicare, the percentage of agencies that provide common services is listed below.
|Physical Therapy Services||100.0%|
|Nursing Care Services||100.0%|
|Home Health Aid Services||95.6%|
|Medical Social Services||92.6%|
|Occupational Therapy Services||88.2%|
|Speech Pathology Services||85.3%|
South Carolina Agencies by City
Garden City Beach
Hilton Head Island
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