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Skilled Nursing near Jacksonville FL

Our skilled nursing care and rehab community near Jacksonville, FL, offers 24-hour skilled nursing services. There is always a licensed RN on staff, and certified aides tend to each resident's needs. Speech, occupational and physical therapy are available for those recovering from surgery or illness. Visitors can stop by the coffee shop to grab a cup of Starbucks for residents and stroll through the therapy garden for ease and relaxation.

Whether you need long-term skilled nursing care or short-term rehabilitation, you and all of our residents receive a tastefully decorated private suite. You'll also enjoy chef-prepared meals and an encouraging environment that promotes healing and well-being. Our Fleet Landing community also has many amenities near Jacksonville, FL, including indoor and outdoor pools. Our fitness studios are designed with the needs of older adults in mind, and you can even enjoy occasional musicals at the Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center.

Long-Term Skilled Nursing Care

The John and Marian Derfer Healthcare Pavilion at Fleet Landing near Jacksonville, Florida, offers residents top-rated long-term skilled nursing care in a beautiful community environment. Residents can choose from private and semi-private residences depending on their individual needs. The facility's health care center offers cafe-style dining with three fresh meals prepared daily by a team of chefs, along with an assortment of snacks and beverages. Residents can take advantage of the facility's therapy gym, housekeeping services, and full-service salon as well.

Live WELL near Jacksonville

Residents can choose from any number of recreational programs, fitness classes, and social events designed to engage and stimulate the mind and body for maximum health and wellness. The Fleet Landing WELLInspired™ Program has been fully integrated into every aspect of the community to enhance residents' lives in a meaningful way while improving their quality of life. 

Our programs are tailed with our senior residents in mind throughout each stage of life they are moving through. We are here to support our residents through continuing care while encouraging them to embrace, inspire, and enjoy their retirement at Fleet Landing.

Skilled Care Services

Other services provided to residents in the long-term skilled care program include:

  • An on-site medical director and Physician Assistant
  • Certified RNs and certified nursing assistants on staff
  • 24-hour skilled nursing services
  • Assistance with daily living activities
  • Therapy services provided on-site
  • Pain management, and wound care 
  • Mental health services

Our Restorative Nursing Program aims to support residents to help them maintain mobility. At the Derfer Healthcare Pavilion, residents have access to an on-site physician who can coordinate treatment with your chosen healthcare provider. Alternatively, one of our physicians can serve as your primary care provider.

No one likes having their independence or mobility limited by injury, illness, or surgery. However, Fleet Landing has you covered in case of such an event. We welcome current residents in our assisted living and independent communities and new seniors searching for skilled nursing care to join our tight-knit community.

Contact us today at Fleet Landing to discuss your skilled nursing care and long-term care options. Nestled outside of the Jacksonville area, you'll be sure to make yourself right at home in our community.


What is skilled nursing?

Skilled nursing provides professional, compassionate support and medical supervision delivered around the clock by licensed professionals including RNs, LPNs, and Therapists. Skilled nursing is appropriate for individuals recovering from illness, injury, surgery or stroke, who need intensive therapy and nursing care to gain optimal health and wellbeing.

Can family and friends visit?

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

Will Medicare and other insurance plans pay for skilled nursing?

We accept several insurance plans including Medicare and private plans. The Therapy Center in 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.