Long Term Care Banner, Fleet Landing Retirement Community

Long-Term Care Near Jacksonville FL

Fleet Landing has several long-term care options for seniors who require assistance with daily living. Some of these options allow individuals to remain in their homes, while others include residential living in our long-term care facility nestled near Jacksonville, FL.

Long-term care is provided to residents who require intensive therapy. Our dedicated team will take care of residents who suffer from a permanent disability, chronic severe pain, or an ongoing health condition that may require medical supervision. Depending on individual needs, the staff at Fleet Landing can provide the long-term care assistance needed to ensure that residents achieve the highest quality of life.

Our facilities are located in the state's northeast corner near Jacksonville, FL. According to U.S. News and World Reports, it is noted as one of the best places to live in Florida and one of the best places to retire in the United States. With over 13% of the population aged 65 or older, Jacksonville makes a great place for retirement. The area offers abundant sunshine, warm temperatures year-round, a relatively low cost of living, and various cultural activities. With a wide array of area attractions, you won't be bored at Fleet Landing's Retirement Community!

The Care You Need Near Jacksonville, Florida

When it comes to long-term care, look no further than the John and Marian Derfer Healthcare Pavilion at Fleet Landing near Jacksonville, Florida. This top-of-the-line facility offers long-term care in a beautiful and serene setting that inspires wellness and healing. Residents can choose from private and semi-private residences depending on their individual needs. All residents in the long-term care program have access to the full selection of services available.

Long-term care residents can expect the highest quality of care. We have dedicated staff that includes an on-site medical director and physician assistant, certified RNs, certified nursing assistants, and 24-hour skilled nursing services. Our on-site physician can coordinate treatment with your current health care provider. They are also available to serve as your primary care provider if needed. 

The staff can assist with pain management and wound care. Our Restorative Nursing program is designed to help residents stay active and maintain mobility. Our facility also offers on-site occupational, speech, and physical therapy programs. A therapy gym is available for residents, and mental health services are also provided.

WELLInspired™ for Long-Term Care Residents

Fleet Landing's WELLInspired™ Program is integrated into all aspects of life at the Derfer Healthcare Pavilion. The center provides:

  • Engaging and enriching recreational programming
  • Various social events
  • Fitness classes designed to improve the quality of life
  • Indivualized therapy and lifestlye improvement support

Residents can take advantage of the many additional amenities, such as a full-service salon, an on-site coffee shop, housekeeping, laundry services, and cafe-style dining. With three chef-prepared meals offered daily, along with lots of snack and beverage options, it won't be difficult to find something you enjoy!

Long-term care services at the Derfer Healthcare Pavilion are part of Fleet Landing's continuing care retirement community. New residents are accepted through our direct admission program with no entrance fee required.


  • 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
  • Labyrinth
  • Full-service salon

Fleet Landing offers many other long-term care senior living options for seniors near Jacksonville, FL. Our community provides a calendar of events and activities to keep residents motivated and engaged. Learn more about Fleet Landing and all we offer by contacting us today. We can answer any questions and schedule an appointment to tour our facilities. 


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.