At Palmetto Health, we understand the delicate and sensitive health needs of older adults. Our Division of Geriatric Services offers a wide array of services thoughtfully developed to cater to the special needs of the growing population of older adults.
We have long been committed to protecting and preserving seniors’ quality of life and meeting the needs of older South Carolinians, their families, their communities and health care providers through coordinated programs that reinforce our commitment to Service, Education, Research and Community.
Palmetto Health is proud to be a NICHE Designated Hospital. NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) is a geriatric initiative dedicated to improving the care of hospitalized patients over the age of 65 through:
We enjoy a long-standing collaborative relationship with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Division of Geriatrics. Together we are deeply committed to developing geriatric programs that serve older South Carolinians.