The Pickerington Community
Pickerington is a skilled nursing facility located amongst the bustling Hill Road strip amidst golf courses and metro parks. You’ll never find a shortage of activity at our facility, whether you’re here for short-term rehabilitation or an extended stay.
Our 89-bed facility boasts private and semi-private rooms and a beautiful courtyard with flat walking surfaces to accommodate your needs. You’ll enjoy our full activities schedule, where you can participate at your discretion. Enjoy the restaurants, shopping centers, and community activities nearby.
We can help build a care plan for you or your loved one based on the level of required care. Our care team will work together with you to create the perfect service based on your budget and needs.
Your goals are our goals. Whether you just had surgery or are transitioning home, we want every resident to regain much mobility, functionality, and cognitive ability as possible.
Our short-term care services include:
- Physical, speech, and occupational therapies
- Cardiac rehabilitation
- Stroke rehabilitation
- Transitional care
- Neuro-Muscular therapy
- Wound care
- Respiratory therapy
- IV therapy
Our care team is fully staffed with RNs, LPNs, nursing assistants, and therapists. These staff members work 24/7 to help develop and maintain treatment plans for you to meet short- and long-term care goals.
Our short-term care services are available to all our long-term residents. Additional services include:
- Cancer care
- Pain management
- Diabetic care
- Restorative nursing care
Rehab and Therapy
Aspen Rehab’s dedicated therapists administer our physical, speech, and occupational therapies. Their services are available to both short- and long-term patients.
Aspen’s therapists are experts at providing personalized therapy sessions while allowing you to recapture health and energy in a warm and inviting environment. You’ll enjoy the benefits of one-on-one therapy while you recover and regain your optimum health and quality of life.
Pulmonary Care at Embassy Healthcare
At Embassy Healthcare, we understand having a Pulmonary Unit with a dedicated staff can drastically reduce rehospitalization, allow for a faster recovery, and foster a better quality of life for our patients and residents. Our Pulmonary Care Program, EMPOWER PULMONARY, strives to help our short-term and long-term residents with diagnoses of COPD, pneumonia, asthma, or respiratory failure re-establish their highest functioning pulmonary status.
Embassy of Pickerington’s Pulmonary Team is led by Dr. Mohammed Shareef, M.D.!
Dr. Shareef is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, and has been serving the residents of Ohio for over 36 years.
His Pulmonary Critical experience as a Staff Physician at the VA Medical Center in Chillicothe Ohio, as well as his extensive experience in Private Practice makes him uniquely qualified to head up the Embassy of Pickerington Pulmonary Program!
Dr. Shareef is married and has four children, two boys and two girls. He has lived in Columbus, Ohio for 32 years, and enjoys reading, traveling and collecting seashells.
Embassy's Wound Care Program is led by Dr. Marc Berkowitz
Dr. Marc A. Berkowitz started practicing Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in the greater Cleveland area in 2007. Dr. Berkowitz has special interests in Wound Care, Reconstructive Foot Surgery, Sports Medicine and Diabetic Foot Care. Dr. Berkowitz graduated from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 2004 where he served as an adjunct clinical faculty member. He completed a three year surgical foot and ankle residency at University Hospitals Health System/Richmond Heights where he served as a clinical attending. During his post-graduate residency, Dr. Berkowitz received specialized training in Pediatric Lower Extremity Surgery in Vienna, Austria. Dr. Berkowitz currently owns and operates Wound Care Consultants LLC, a multi-specialty company composed of physicians and nurse practitioners that render conservative and invasive care to patients residing in post-acute type facilities. Dr. Berkowitz is double American Board Certified in Podiatric Medicine and Wound Healing.
What is Wound Care?
What is the Wound care program?
The wound program would be more of a preventive program to start. Reviewing new admissions/ being proactive with current residents in identifying nutrition and surface selection for the residents. Weekly rounds and communication between the facility and the wound provider. Weekly and monthly outcome tracking.
Why is it a good program?
Our wound program is good because we focus on being proactive with new and current residents to help reduce the chances of new wounds to develop. When wound care is needed the physicians look at the entire care of the residents and address them holistically with the IDT.
What are the benefits of the program?
Staff and resident education by the provider. 7 day provider available to assist with complex wounds on admission/ skin sweeps. Advance skin substitutes for wound healing.
Who are the providers?
Please see the list of physicians in the accordion below. Click on a physician’s name and title to read their biography.
Embassy’s Fantastic Providers
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Brooke Abraham, Certified Nurse Practitioner
Brooke Abraham is a Certified Nurse Practitioner whom specializes in wound and ostomy care. She originally attended Ohio University Zanesville where she received her Associates degree in Nursing. Brooke went back to obtain her Bachelors of Nursing from Ohio University Athens while working in a wound clinic in her local town. Brooke completed her Masters of Nursing at Chamberlain College of Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has 11 years of experience as it pertains to wound, ostomy and continence care and thoroughly enjoys what she does. She is board certified through ANCC and has completed several wound care certificates as it pertains to her education. She is currently employed with Wound Care Consults, LLC and practicing throughout Ohio, traveling to skilled nursing facilities, and working with patients and staff to develop a wound healing treatment plan based on the wound and the individual.