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 respectable rating. This is right about in the middle of the pack by national standards, which is perfectly respectable. You can continue reading to find more information about how this city's nursing homes performed in our category grades.
While its overall score was somewhat average, we awarded North Charleston an A for our inspections rating. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, North Charleston earned a B+ for the city's long-term care rating. In our final two categories, North Charleston earned terrible grades for our short-term care and nursing categories respectively.