For 24/7 counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 988, Press 1. You may also call the Florida Veterans Support Line at 1-844-MyFLVet (1-844-693-5838) or dial 211.


Veterans’ Home in Daytona Beach Has Residential Openings

October 16, 2017

DAYTONA BEACH – The Emory L. Bennett State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Volusia County has openings for qualified veterans.

The 120-bed skilled nursing facility, located at 1920 Mason Avenue in Daytona Beach, has a number of available rooms for both male and female veterans. Basic admission requirements for all state veterans’ homes include an honorable discharge, Florida residency, and certification of need of assisted living or skilled nursing care as determined by a VA physician.

“We are a tight-knit family of residents and staff,” said Home Administrator Gray Kilpatrick. “Every day we focus on serving our residents with compassion, sharing their lives and providing peace of mind for their families.”

Each of the facility’s two wings has a nursing station staffed 24 hours by Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants. A full complement of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy staff is maintained at the home.

The modern, state-of-the-art facility offers:

  • Spacious semi-private rooms
  • Semi-private screened porches
  • TVs over each resident’s bed
  • Direct TV satellite service in every room
  • Daily housekeeping and laundry services
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • U.S. Postal Service daily delivery
  • Extensive in-house library
  • Complete in-house pharmacy service
  • Barber and beautician services
  • Daily activities and field trips

For more information, call (386) 274-3460.