Irmo, which is located in a principally rural part of Richland County, has five residential care facilities which offers individuals a range of long term care options to select from. There is potential for it to be difficult to move about Irmo, but it can be manageable for most without a car. According to the latest published surveys there are several highly rated nursing home options and hospitals in the surrounding areas.
Senior Living Amenities
Feeling secure at a care facility is mainly about finding the combination of amenities the resident needs that are applicable at a given facility. Some standard amenities in Irmo include:
Individualized meal options
Ability to have pets on premises
Doctors on-call as needed
In addition to a full range of standard amenities, Irmo also has a diverse network of care facilities that provides for seniors' unique needs. Some care facilities in the city provide kosher meals, allow pets like cats, provide outdoor social activities, as well as common areas for activites. Specialized senior care facilities may provide or facilitate access to on-call therapists for example, occupational and speech therapists. Some elder care facilities provide transportation (for-fee and complimentary), giving your loved one the option to get around.
When getting in touch with the long term care facilities listed on this page it can be advantageous - though not mandatory - to have the resident's history available. Consider preparing a brief medical history summary. Be sure to include any relevant insurance, doctor and hospital names and phone numbers as the new facility representative might have some questions and information requests. This kind of information can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might need, which helps with cost estimates and facility choice.
Assisted Living Costs
A year of elder care facilities in the city may run in the range of $50,200 to $58,300 or $4,200 - $4,900 per month based on records and surveys. Nearby Lexington averages around $4,400 for care facilities, which costs more than Irmo. For families who can qualify there may be federal and even state options to supplement the financial burden. The list below has average costs in cities close to Irmo:
Assisted Living Average Prices for Neighboring Cities
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.