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Carolina Gardens Senior Living at Kathwood

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Carolina Gardens Senior Living at Kathwood 4520 Trenholm Rd. Columbia, SC 29206 803-787-1234
Office Hours Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST Saturday – Call for appointment Sunday – Call for appointment
  • About

    About Carolina Gardens Senior Living at Kathwood

    Carolina Gardens at Kathwood is an assisted living community located on Trenholm Road behind Trenholm Plaza in the city of Forest Acres in Columbia, South Carolina. Our community is a nice walk or a short drive away from shopping, churches, restaurants, and parks. It’s also close to downtown Columbia and the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.

    Nestled in the heart of the Forest Acres community in downtown Columbia, Carolina Gardens at Kathwood is the perfect place for seniors to remain active in the local community. The grounds are surrounded by mature trees and a myriad of local mom and pop businesses as well as beautiful brick homes and churches.

    Carolina Gardens at Kathwood has a rich history. Once a horse-training center, our community offers a loveliness like no other. Choose a room with large windows and a view of woods, a stream or our beautiful courtyard. Our homelike environment is both inviting and relaxing for residents, families, and friends.

    Life Enrichment Programming

    Tell us what you love to do! The Carolina Gardens at Kathwood Life Enrichment program schedules many activities and local outings. All our activities have a purpose and are essential to keeping our residents healthy. We use our Life Enrichment program to naturally help nurture our seniors mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially.

    Having a purpose keeps us going at every age. We encourage our residents to enjoy activities that help them continue with their interests and hobbies. For example, residents have chosen to serve the homeless population by knitting blankets. Our residents put together welcome signs and gifts for new residents. Many residents are active with the local church, with weekly services and Bible studies.

    Programming at Carolina Gardens at Kathwood keeps residents vibrant and in touch with our surrounding community. We get out into the community daily though activities, events, shopping, and restaurant trips. You’ll find our spirited program inspires residents to lead a fulfilling and active lives.

    Dining Program

    Join us for three meals a day, plus snacks! The dining experience is a great way to meet friends and enjoy our friendly staff. Each meal is home-cooked, Southern food and served in our dining room. We offer cooked-to-order eggs at breakfast and a wide variety of different proteins and sides with each meal. Residents are seated at their table and order from a menu. Our staff members are pleasant and meet with each resident so we may accommodate individual tastes, preferences, and food allergies.

  • Care & Services

    Care and Services

    Assisted Living

    At Carolina Gardens at Kathwood, our focus is supporting our residents’ independence and overall wellness.

    The care that each resident receives at Carolina Gardens is unique to his or her needs. Each resident’s activities of daily living (ADLs), such as dressing, bathing, and hygiene, are assessed upon move-in and regularly throughout their stay. We work with the resident, family members, and health practitioners to create the right plan of care for each person.

    Care-related services include, but are not limited to:

    • Care staff, including a licensed nurse, at facility 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
    • Personal care assistance with activities of daily living
    • Medication assistance and administration
    • Mobility assistance
    • Continence maintenance
    • On-site visits from the medical physician and/or nurse practitioner, dentist, podiatrist, home health, physical therapists, and others.

    Learn more about assisted living.

    Short-Term Respite Care

    Residents in short-term respite care receive all of the amenities and care in our assisted living or memory care options, but for a shorter, predetermined length of stay. Respite care is for loved ones who may need a little help after a hospital or rehab stay, or when caregivers plan a family vacation or just need some time to relax and recharge. We are here for you. Call and ask us about our respite care package.

    Learn more about memory care.

    Learn more about short-term respite care.

  • Amenities

    Amenities

    Our apartments are sunny, with large windows. Interior rooms are painted in tasteful neutral colors and include private bathrooms and personal heating and cooling. With mostly private apartments and a couple of semi-private apartments, we are an affordable choice for all seniors.

    In addition to their apartments, residents can take advantage of all of the amenities that Carolina Gardens has to offer:

    • Three meals a day
    • Restaurant-style dining
    • Alternative menu
    • 24-hour care staff
    • Licensed nurse
    • Emergency call system
    • Along the Journey memory care programming
    • Secured community (entire community)
    • Large community areas for socializing
    • Weekly housekeeping, laundry and trash service
    • Library for relaxing and reading
    • Beautifully Landscaped Courtyard(s)
    • Exciting and fulfilling daily activities
    • Local community outings
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi
    • Utilities included
    • Free cable
    • Telephone hookup
    • Pet friendly
    • Independent climate control
    • State-of-the-art security and fire safety systems​
    • Transportation assistance for medical appointments
    • On-site salon/barber
    • On-site therapy – physical, occupational, and speech
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  • Contact

    Contact Information

    We would love to hear from you! Our friendly staff is here to answer all of your questions.

Carolina Gardens Senior Living at Kathwood 803-787-1234
Office Hours Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST Saturday – Call for appointment Sunday – Call for appointment

About Carolina Gardens Senior Living at Kathwood

Carolina Gardens at Kathwood is an assisted living community located on Trenholm Road behind Trenholm Plaza in the city of Forest Acres in Columbia, South Carolina. Our community is a nice walk or a short drive away from shopping, churches, restaurants, and parks. It’s also close to downtown Columbia and the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.

Nestled in the heart of the Forest Acres community in downtown Columbia, Carolina Gardens at Kathwood is the perfect place for seniors to remain active in the local community. The grounds are surrounded by mature trees and a myriad of local mom and pop businesses as well as beautiful brick homes and churches.

Carolina Gardens at Kathwood has a rich history. Once a horse-training center, our community offers a loveliness like no other. Choose a room with large windows and a view of woods, a stream or our beautiful courtyard. Our homelike environment is both inviting and relaxing for residents, families, and friends.

Life Enrichment Programming

Tell us what you love to do! The Carolina Gardens at Kathwood Life Enrichment program schedules many activities and local outings. All our activities have a purpose and are essential to keeping our residents healthy. We use our Life Enrichment program to naturally help nurture our seniors mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially.

Having a purpose keeps us going at every age. We encourage our residents to enjoy activities that help them continue with their interests and hobbies. For example, residents have chosen to serve the homeless population by knitting blankets. Our residents put together welcome signs and gifts for new residents. Many residents are active with the local church, with weekly services and Bible studies.

Programming at Carolina Gardens at Kathwood keeps residents vibrant and in touch with our surrounding community. We get out into the community daily though activities, events, shopping, and restaurant trips. You’ll find our spirited program inspires residents to lead a fulfilling and active lives.

Dining Program

Join us for three meals a day, plus snacks! The dining experience is a great way to meet friends and enjoy our friendly staff. Each meal is home-cooked, Southern food and served in our dining room. We offer cooked-to-order eggs at breakfast and a wide variety of different proteins and sides with each meal. Residents are seated at their table and order from a menu. Our staff members are pleasant and meet with each resident so we may accommodate individual tastes, preferences, and food allergies.

Care and Services

Assisted Living

At Carolina Gardens at Kathwood, our focus is supporting our residents’ independence and overall wellness.

The care that each resident receives at Carolina Gardens is unique to his or her needs. Each resident’s activities of daily living (ADLs), such as dressing, bathing, and hygiene, are assessed upon move-in and regularly throughout their stay. We work with the resident, family members, and health practitioners to create the right plan of care for each person.

Care-related services include, but are not limited to:

  • Care staff, including a licensed nurse, at facility 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Personal care assistance with activities of daily living
  • Medication assistance and administration
  • Mobility assistance
  • Continence maintenance
  • On-site visits from the medical physician and/or nurse practitioner, dentist, podiatrist, home health, physical therapists, and others.

Learn more about assisted living.

Short-Term Respite Care

Residents in short-term respite care receive all of the amenities and care in our assisted living or memory care options, but for a shorter, predetermined length of stay. Respite care is for loved ones who may need a little help after a hospital or rehab stay, or when caregivers plan a family vacation or just need some time to relax and recharge. We are here for you. Call and ask us about our respite care package.

Learn more about memory care.

Learn more about short-term respite care.

Amenities

Our apartments are sunny, with large windows. Interior rooms are painted in tasteful neutral colors and include private bathrooms and personal heating and cooling. With mostly private apartments and a couple of semi-private apartments, we are an affordable choice for all seniors.

In addition to their apartments, residents can take advantage of all of the amenities that Carolina Gardens has to offer:

  • Three meals a day
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Alternative menu
  • 24-hour care staff
  • Licensed nurse
  • Emergency call system
  • Along the Journey memory care programming
  • Secured community (entire community)
  • Large community areas for socializing
  • Weekly housekeeping, laundry and trash service
  • Library for relaxing and reading
  • Beautifully Landscaped Courtyard(s)
  • Exciting and fulfilling daily activities
  • Local community outings
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Utilities included
  • Free cable
  • Telephone hookup
  • Pet friendly
  • Independent climate control
  • State-of-the-art security and fire safety systems​
  • Transportation assistance for medical appointments
  • On-site salon/barber
  • On-site therapy – physical, occupational, and speech

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Contact Information

We would love to hear from you! Our friendly staff is here to answer all of your questions.

Testimonial

“My mother-in-law is still adjusting to living at this community. The staff have been fabulous and have helped every step of the way. The entire staff watch out for her. She likes the food, and they do offer a variety of activities. They keep the community clean. We felt the most comfortable with this community, and I have already recommended it.”

-Anonymous, senioradvisor.com

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