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Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant

  • Nursing Home

Updated Aug 1, 2021 by Nick Reese

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+Sep 20: A+Oct 20: A+Jan 21: A+Feb 21: A+Mar 21: A+Apr 21: A+May 21: A+Jun 21: A+Jul 21: A+Aug 21: A+
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1010 Lake Hunter Circle,
Mount Pleasant SC 29464

(843) 388-2030

55% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant is one of four nursing homes located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. This facility is ranked among the most impressive nursing homes we assessed. In fact, it was given our most impressive score. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top five percent of all facilities in the nation. If you look further down this page, you will see this place's category ratings, which appear to be just as impressive as its overall score.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • No Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Limited Liability company

Specialized Services

  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy


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Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

We also found that this facility excelled in our short-term care rating. We awarded them an impressive grade of A+ in this category. Short-term care ratings are based in part on a facility's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a broad scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, not to mention other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not every facility employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 6.6 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A-plus

Another reason we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. We weighed the skill-level of nurses employed by the facility, in addition to the quantity of hours the nurses worked with patients, in determining our grade in this category. This nursing home provides 0.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can generally be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A

Racking up another strong category grade, this nursing home also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an impressive grade of A. Our inspection scores account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with better scores in this category usually have few of these severe deficiencies. While this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none of them were severe based on CMS' scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

In our final category, we awarded this nursing home an A for our long-term care grade. This topped off a very impressive profile. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category tend to provide consistent 24/7 care to ensure residents are well cared for. On top of looking at the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 95 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping residents healthy. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Sep 22

Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: F

In Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant, 9.53% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients which have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls

This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents that have suffered a fall leading to severe injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indication of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: D

In Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant, 3.18% of Patients had UTIs

This tells you the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by facilities with worst hygiene practices. Better hygiene protocols can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. We want to point out that this datapoint is affected by by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A

In Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant, 15.14% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic drugs are administered to patients for a variety of conditions, such as dementia. Sadly, in limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A+

In Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant, 19.68% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percentage of long-term care residents receiving antianxiety medications.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B

In Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant, 2.85% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant, 88.92% of Patients

Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines indispensable.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: A-minus

In Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant, 12.31 Percentage of Patients

This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-plus

In Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt Pleasant, 73.11% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percent of short-term stay residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living.

Scores for Mount Pleasant, SC

  • Overall Rating has a grade of B
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of B-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A

Looking for more options? Mount Pleasant, South Carolina has 3 other nursing homes

Nearby Hospitals

  • East Cooper Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 0.87 miles away2000 Hospital Dr Mount Pleasant South Carolina 29464Proprietary(843) 881-0100
  • Musc Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 5.35 miles away169 Ashley Ave Charleston South Carolina 29425Government - State(843) 792-2300
  • Roper HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.56 miles away316 Calhoun St Charleston South Carolina 29401Voluntary non-profit - Private(843) 724-2800
  • Mount Pleasant HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.2 miles away3510 Highway 17 North Suite 140 Mount Pleasant South Carolina 29466Voluntary non-profit - Private(843) 724-2954
  • Bon Secours-St Francis Xavier HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 10.47 miles away2095 Henry Tecklenburg Drive Charleston South Carolina 29414Voluntary non-profit - Private(843) 402-1006
  • Trident Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 16.26 miles away9330 Medical Plaza Dr Charleston South Carolina 29406Proprietary(843) 847-4100

Nearby Dialysis

  • Dci East Cooper0.36 miles away1088 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Mount Pleasant South Carolina 29464Dialysis Stations: 16 (843) 881-8344
  • Fresenius Medical Care Charleston County0.62 miles away901 Von Kolnitz Rd Mount Pleasant South Carolina 29464Dialysis Stations: 10 (843) 881-4842
  • Mt Pleasant Dialysis Center0.87 miles away1028 E-Wall Street Building a3 Mount Pleasant South Carolina 29464Dialysis Stations: 16 (843) 884-3115
  • Dci Magnolia Court5.18 miles away1427 King Street Charleston South Carolina 29403Dialysis Stations: 17 (843) 853-3399
  • Dci James Island8.62 miles away959 Folly Road Charleston South Carolina 29412Dialysis Stations: 16 (843) 795-8386
  • Dci West Ashley8.71 miles away46 B Markfield Road Charleston South Carolina 29407CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 23 (843) 766-2317
  • Pointe Dialysis, LLC9.4 miles away1964 Ashley River Road Suite D-3 Charleston South Carolina 29407Dialysis Stations: 20 (843) 852-3537
  • Coast Dialysis, LLC9.4 miles away1964 Ashley River Road Suite D-2 Charleston South Carolina 29407Dialysis Stations: 4 (843) 573-8767