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347 Ballenger Center Drive, Frederick, MD 21703
Ballenger Creek is located conveniently to Route 70 in Frederick, Maryland. We specialize in wound care and have a Certified Wound Nurse on staff and 24-hour RN coverage. Now offering on-site Hemodialysis! At Ballenger Creek, we are known for our positive clinical outcomes and home-like environment.
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- ShortStay care
- Transitional Care Unit
- LongTerm care
- Cardiac Management Program
- Respite care
- Palliative care
- Rehabilitation therapy
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation - including joint replacement, injuries and amputation
- Registered Nurses
- IV Therapy
- Colostomy care
- Dementia care
- Dental care
- Personal care
- Pet therapy
- Podiatry care
- Psychiatric services
- Wound care
- Hospice care
- Pain management
- Case management
- Dietary and nutrition needs management
- Discharge planning
- Individual treatment plans
- Medication management
- 24-hour emergency alert and response system
- Coordinated transportation
- Cultural, educational, religious and social activities
- Recreation activities
- Vitality to You
- Private and Semi-Private Rooms
- Fully air conditioned
- Activity room
- Conveniently Located
- Private balcony/ porch / patio
- Beauty Salon / Barber Services
- Cable Television
- Comfortable common and lounge areas to gather with friends and family
- Dining Room
- In-room dining options
- Restaurant-Style Dining
- Alarm system to aid in the security of residents with cognitive deficits
- Complimentary laundry facility on-site
- Computer with internet access
- Mail and Newspaper Service
- Pets Permitted
- Pharmaceutical delivery service
- Phone service
- Wireless Internet
Christopher CoronadoCenter Executive Director
Chris is a Licensed Administrator in the State of Maryland, licensed since 2002 and in Pennsylvania since 2004. He earned his B.A. from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 1998 and has been working in some aspect of Healthcare since graduation. He started with Genesis in 2011 for several years and returned in 2017. Chris strives for the highest quality of care for residents and outstanding customer service for all.
Kerrie RomerilCenter Nurse Executive
Kerrie graduated as a RN at Frederick Community College in 1998. Kerrie has been a nurse for 20 years altogether. A GNA for 6 years. She was a Unit Manager for 5 years and then transitioned to ADON for 7 years. Kerrie has only worked with the geriatric population in short term/long term rehab centers.
Dr. Hemen ShahMedical Director
Dr. Hemen Shah is Medical Director over Genesis Ballenger Creek and Genesis Glade Valley Centers.
Dr. Shah received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, WI. He completed his internship training at Wykoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY and his residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, NJ. Dr. Shah is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. “I feel very confident about the care Glade Valley and Ballenger Creek provide to their patients, so much so, that I have placed my own family member here.”
"It did not take me too long to feel good at Genesis, I met nice people during different activities, nurses and assistants all dedicated to their jobs."
"Management and personnel are all people oriented, care and dedication at all levels."
"Your Staff took the time to know me as a person."
"Meals are excellent."
Heartfelt thnk you
We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all who have helped us prepare for this day. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you to Genesis HealthCare for the love, care and compassion that has been shown to our family during this time.
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