Buckingham South Assisted Living

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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5450 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31406
Call (800) 385-2527
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October 31, 2015

By Anonymous113034850

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My father's attorney recommended Buckingham South. We did place him there, and he is receiving excellent care. We're very pleased with the facility, the staff, and the care he's getting. He's in assisted living, but his condition has deteriorated some to where it's going to end up being a memory-care facility for him. Everything's been great, and they have programs every day. They take him wherever he wants to go and when he wants to go. He can't drive anymore, his hygiene is not good, he was not eating properly, and he wasn't taking his medications. It's been a great place, although he has had a very difficult time transitioning. They had to do a lot of hand-holding with him, calling him to remind him to come eat and have bingo. His comment to me is, there's a bunch of old people there. The staff has been fabulous. They have 24-hour medical nurse on staff. They have call buttons, and they check on them and make sure he takes his medicine ritually and that he is eating properly because of his other medical conditions. We've been very pleased. Everything is on computer, and they have cameras everywhere. They log everything in when they go check on him, and they can print out everything for us.

March 10, 2015

By sueme82

I am a friend or relative of resident

My husband's grandfather has been living at Buckingham South for over 12 years this month. He is well into his 90's and we have watched his health decline over the years. We are so amazed at the outstanding personal and high level of medical attention that he receives. The staff are kind, compassionate and very well trained. Their registered nurse is incredible and we are able to speak with her any hour of any day of the week when we have concerns about Grampa. The nurses respond to his calls within 5 minutes which we find amazing! We often invite him for holidays but he prefers staying at Buckingham South so we join him there & I must say, the food is amazing and there are so many choices if he doesn't like what's on the menu. What a blessing!!

March 31, 2014

By Jessie5

I visited this facility

Buckingham South- the exterior setting is not as attractive for the building, but the building itself is in a great location with sound proofing, so that noise is not a problem. They are licensed as a long term care, assisted living facility so that their insurance policies would pay. They would be able to stay in the same apartment at all times and receive up to 45 minutes of care a day included. They have nurses and lpn's on staff 24/7 and will check on residents every 2 hours if requested. They can help with meds, bathing, dressing and transferring as well. If they need more care they do not have to move and can just add more care where they are. The transportation seems to be readily available. Meals can be brought to the room and there is a full breakfast. It is a lot of value for the money and appears to be a a happy, smaller place where folks seem to know and care about each other. There are church services and a barber and beauty shop onsite as well as transport to some churches in the area.

February 28, 2014

By Linda77360650

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Mom has already settled at Buckingham South. It's a beautiful place. They have good lighting and for an assisted living facility, I think it is very nice. The staff is excellent. Their activities vary from each week. They have entertainment, movies, and games. They also have some arts and crafts. They have a lot of activities within the building. They have a nice library and a pool table. The food is good, not gourmet eating, but its good. The residents love having choices with the type of food that they want. I like that they have a lot of choices in the layout of the rooms. It's very efficient and very safe. They do try to make the community happy and that is nice. They are also pretty good at addressing issues right way.

July 30, 2012

By ahahah

I visited this facility

Buckingham has been great for my grandmother. When she lived at home, she was having a great deal of both physical and mental difficulties, and things were getting worse. Since moving to a facility, she has improved dramatically from a combination of the increased social interaction, the structured daily schedule and the around the clock care she receives from Buckingham South's highly trained employees. My grandmother lives comfortably in a studio unit and has been able to bring over many of the staple that made her house feel like a home. As a result, she doesn't feel like she has had to make any major sacrifices in terms of independence as a result of the move. In addition, activities like Bingo and the educational classes offered through her facility have offered her added enrichment, which she wouldn't have received otherwise. In conclusion, my grandmother's move has been a dramatic success.

November 30, 2011

By healthcareconsultant

I am a past client of this provider

I visited Buckingham South. In general, I thought Buckingham South was a nice facility. The grounds of the facility are okay, the facility is located on a very busy street. The common areas of the facility are clean and clutter free. It has a look of elegance. The residents' rooms are clean as well, and organized. The staff and management of the facility are professional and friendly. I think the residents receive wonderful care there. While I was there, I noticed that the staff was very personable with the residents. They seem to know them as individuals and not just as a resident there. Overall, Buckingham South is a good facility, and I would recommend it to anyone that is seeking assisted living care.
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Services and Amenities of Buckingham South Assisted Living


  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Entry Fee

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Coffee Shop
  • Party Space
  • General Store
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Security Gate

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Private Cleaning Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Internet Enabled Rooms
  • Wifi

Health services

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Hospice Care
  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychiatric Care
  • Pharma


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Wii Sports
  • Tai Chi
  • Fitness Room
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • Resident Capacity: 92
  • Pets: All Pets Allowed

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy
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About Buckingham South Assisted Living

Locally owned and operated, founded on more than 45 years of experience in the health care field.

Located in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, this thoughtfully planned community has set the standard for retirement living. We offer an elegant, quality lifestyle where exciting activities, companionship, service, luxury accommodations, and peace of mind are everyday experiences.

At Buckingham South you are able to enjoy two exciting social scenes, the Buckingham South community with over 80 residents and all the opportunities that the jewel of the south, Savannah, Georgia has to offer! The qualified activities staff at Buckingham South organizes a vast array of social, cultural and recreational events to enjoy ranging from weekly sing-alongs, daily aerobics, guest speakers, guest entertainers, line-dancing, ballroom dancing, trips to the nationally renowned symphony, playhouses, museums, parks, beaches, and so much more!

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