The Winchester Community
Welcome to Winchester Care and Rehabilitation! We are a skilled nursing facility in Canal Winchester, OH, committed to providing optimal care for every resident.
Our residential location gives you all the comforts of home with none of the worry. Winchester houses 176 beds with private and semi-private rooms. The facility also has separate care units for short term and long term services and memory care.
Our dedicated staff is one of the most experienced in the area with over 150 years of combined clinical and care knowledge and experience.
Short and Long Term Care
Winchester offers same-day admissions from a hospital or other living community. Our hospice services are partnered with local agencies with options for patients and their families. On-site transportation services will get patients to and from appointments, hospital visits or community events.
Short term services include:
- Physical, occupation and speech therapies
- Cardiac and stroke rehabilitation
- Transitional care
- Post-Surgical rehab
- Neuromuscular therapy
- Wound care
- Respiratory therapy
- IV therapy
Additional long term services:
- 24-hour skilled nursing
- Pain management
- Restorative care
- Medication management
- Diabetes care
Rehab & Therapy
Surgery, trauma and stroke are a few issues that often require rehabilitation before heading home or ongoing rehabilitation at home. Our state-of-the-art facility has a full modality package including ultrasound, electric stimulation, equipment and diathermy provided by Aspen Rehab.
We are one of the few departments with a standing frame that brings patients to a standing position for extended periods. Our staff coverage allows us to perform evaluations seven days a week. This ensures residents won’t go the entire weekend without rehab care.
Our dedicated caregivers work under expert medical direction to address the needs of our patients, helping to mitigate the effects of dementia. At Winchester, we maintain a secure unit for privacy and daily hands-on management.
We provide care to individuals with:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Normal pressure hydrocephalus
- Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
- Parkinson’s disease
- Frontal temporal dementia
- Vascular dementia
- Huntington’s disease
ALLY Lifestyle Memory Care Program
At Embassy of Winchester, we provide trust, friendship and fun in a safe, home-like atmosphere for your loved one with functional and cognitive capabilities. Our staff is proud to introduce our ALLY Lifestyle Memory Care Program.
“Allies” would include family members, physicians, nurses, state-tested nursing assistants, social workers, and therapists including occupational, physical, speech/language and recreational. With the help of these allies, we create a customized profile that details the unique preferences of each resident and their family.
Our Memory Care Program activities include:
- Cooking classes
- Arts and crafts
- Radio reminiscing
- Daily exercise programs
- Musical programs to enhance memory
- Sensory stimulation
- Self-care activities
- Community outings
- Pet therapy
- Religious activities
- Courtyard access
- Respite stays offered
- On-going staff training including Teepa Snow Education and the CMS “Hand in Hand” Program
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'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.