JAMES RIVER
James River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a 154-bed facility located in central Newport News near Hilton Village, has private and semi-private accommodations. Our nursing team is available around-the-clock, and there are onsite rehabilitation facilities.
JAMES RIVER
James River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a 154-bed facility located in central Newport News near Hilton Village, has private and semi-private accommodations. Our nursing team is available around-the-clock, and there are onsite rehabilitation facilities.

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SKILLED

Individuals seeking skilled care need after-hospital care and/or rehabilitation, and are often shorter-term stays.
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LONG-TERM

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LONG-TERM

When care needs become too much to go home, our long-term care units can provide a safe environment.
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RESPITE

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RESPITE

Short-term stays, either for a brief recovery period or to give a caregiver a break.
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PAYING FOR CARE

This location accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private pay
  • Most commercial insurances

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James River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
offers many services to its Residents.

  • 24/7 nursing staff
  • Certified wound nurse
  • Infection preventionist
  • Dietary specialists
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner service
  • Linen service
  • Wi-fi throughout the building
  • Onsite salon/barber
  • Telemedicine available
  • Activities team and regular recreational activities
  • Laundry services are available (fee)
  • Onsite rehabilitation therapy room 
  • Restorative programs to help maintain function
  • Medication services provided by VHS Pharmacy
  • No entrance or community fees
  • Complimentary cable
  • Smoking is permitted for Residents and regulated by the James River team

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Karl Keffer, LNHA | Administrator

Karl oversees the Team providing exceptional care to the residents of James River Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He began his career with Virginia Health Services as Administrator-in-Training at James River Convalescent in 1988 and opened Northampton Convalescent in 1989 as Administrator.  Karl went on to hold various leadership positions with Sentara Life Care and Five Star Senior Living.  He rejoined VHS in 2022 as Administrator at James River.  Karl is a past member of the service organizations Rotary International and Lions Club International, and recently served on the Board of the Virginia Assisted Living Association.  His wife, Wendi, teaches sixth-grade Language Arts in the Hampton City School System.

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Learn more about our mission, services and the people you will get to know. Download a copy of our brochure.

We are located at
540 Aberthaw Ave.
Newport News, VA 23601

757-595-2273

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