Long-Term Care Facility in Atlantic Beach


For people who have a serious, ongoing health condition or disability, long-term care may be appropriate. But if considering Long-Term Skilled Nursing Care for someone you love conjures up memories of nursing homes from generations past, you will be pleasantly surprised when you visit the John and Marian Derfer Healthcare Pavilion at Fleet Landing near Jacksonville, Florida. This beautifully appointed health care center features a choice of private and semiprivate residences and offers cafe-style dining with nutritious chef-prepared meals. In addition, all the benefits of Fleet Landing’s WELLInspired™ program are woven throughout our services to provide stimulating, engaging and meaningful recreational programs, fitness classes and social events.

The Derfer Healthcare Pavilion has an on-site medical director and 24-hour nursing supervision. Our on-site physician can serve as your primary care provider or coordinate with your current provider.

To learn more about Long-Term Skilled Nursing Care at the John and Marian Derfer Healthcare Pavilion, call (904) 748-2252 today to speak with a representative and schedule a personal visit.


  • On-site medical director and Physician Assistant (PA)
  • 24-hour skilled nursing services
  • Certified RNs and certified nursing assistants
  • Assistance with all activities of daily living
  • On-site physical, occupational and speech therapy services
  • Therapy gym
  • Mental health services
  • Restorative Nursing program to help Residents maintain functionality
  • Pain management
  • Wound care
  • Robust life enrichment program
  • Café-style dining with three meals daily plus snacks and beverages
  • On-site coffee shop
  • Housekeeping services including personal laundry
  • Labyrith
  • Full-service salon


What is long-term care?

Long-term care provides professional, compassionate support and medical supervision delivered around the clock by licensed professionals including RNs, LPNs, Certified Nurse Aides and Certified Medication Aides. Long-term care is appropriate for individuals who need intensive therapy and nursing care due to an ongoing health condition, permanent disability, chronic severe pain or those who have become frail due to the natural symptoms of advanced age.

Can family and friends visit?

Family and friends are welcome to visit. Ask about visitation policies when you tour our community.

Will Medicare pay for skilled nursing?

The John and Marian Derfer Healthcare Pavilion at Fleet Landing is a Medicare-certified provider of skilled nursing. With a qualifying hospital stay, Medicare typically covers days 1-20 of the stay. A Medicare-set daily coinsurance rate will be assessed for days 21-100. Medicare payment rules are very stringent and vary depending on a number of factors. Your out-of-pocket expense may vary based on any additional insurance coverage that you may have. Visit the Medicare website for more details.