About Us

The Heritage at Lowman is a continuing care retirement community that serves older adults throughout their retirement with a variety of levels of care. As an extension of Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, the Heritage at Lowman offers residential options for active lifestyle living and assisted living with specialized care for those with memory impairment. Healthcare and rehabilitation services are also available on-campus.

Lutheran Homes also operates Lutheran Hospice in the Upstate, Midlands, and Lowcountry areas of our state while providing BeWell Home Services, a non-medical home care program, and [email protected], a healthcare membership program, across the state.

Mission Statement

Believing in the presence of God, the value of human life and the dignity of the individual, the mission of Lutheran Homes of South Carolina, Inc., as a ministry of the church, is to promote the well-being of older adults by providing residential, health care, and hospice services.

Vision Statement

As a ministry built on trust, Lutheran Homes of South Carolina will be:

  • The premier provider of quality residential, health care, and hospice services for older adults in South Carolina;
  • A model for innovation and compassionate care provided by our caring, professional, and competent staff;
  • Committed to respecting and valuing our employees and our partnership in this ministry;
  • Respectful of the dignity and worth of the individual;
  • Financially strong due to disciplined operational and financial management and control, combined with the continued growth of the LHSC Foundation;
  • Effective in the use of our endowment to address the needs of our residents, patients, clients, communities, and services;
  • Effective and disciplined in development of strategies that are responsive to the needs of the community; and
  • Committed to providing facilities and services that are efficiently and thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of the community. 

Values

Ministry

LHSC is a ministry of the South Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We demonstrate our faithfulness through the provision of programs and services that reflect our Christian heritage and commitment to holistic care for people of all faiths and beliefs.

Respect

We value and respect our residents, patients, clients, their families, our employees, volunteers, donors, and other partners.

Quality

Our commitment is to continuously improve quality through processes that support the delivery of our care and services through teamwork, staff development, and empowerment of our employees and volunteers

Accountability

We accept our fiduciary and stewardship responsibilities. We efficiently manage the resources of LHSC in order to be a financially-strong organization. We utilize measurable outcomes and a system for reporting of progress toward goals attainment. We comply with all laws, rules, and regulations and promote a quality living and work environment.

Integrity

We adhere to our values and are honest and ethical in all communications and actions.

Person-Centered Focus

LHSC offers a continuum of care and services focused on the individual needs of our residents, patients, clients, and their families.

Commitment to Employees

LHSC commits to provide its employees a safe working environment, competitive compensation, opportunities for training and development, and the leadership to achieve LHSC’s mission and vision for the future.

Strategic Market Focus

LHSC utilizes a disciplined strategic management process to implement planned development strategies based on current and future needs of our target populations.