With a population of 71,702 , North Charleston, South Carolina is a relatively small city. There are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not give you too many options to choose from. We gave this small group of nursing homes a city grade of B, which is a very solid rating. This is as good or better than the city grade of most of the cities in the nation. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the facilities in North Charleston performed remarkably well in our inspections category. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received nearly flawless inspection reports this year. Consequently, it received one of our highest grades in that category with an A+. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, North Charleston performed spectacularly well in our long-term care category as well. Consequently, it received a grade of A- in this area. Lastly, we awarded the city a C for short-term care and a C in nursing.