Who can receive services through ECS?

Anyone looking for alternatives on how they receive medical attention and care.

ECS Fort Wayne DasFort

Extended Care Specialists, Inc. proudly offers expert and compassionate primary, wound, and behavioral health services in independent and assisted living homes, as well as skilled and long-term care settings across the state of Indiana. Extended Care Specialists (ECS) providers promptly answer calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Residents are ensured their care is not delayed and their needs are urgently addressed.

ECS nurse providers manage care onsite, and any decline in a resident's health status is quickly identified and medically treated early. Early identification and treatment reduces the need for uncomfortable and often unnecessary hospital transfers. ECS providers are onsite at the facility weekly addressing resident needs and often times more depending upon the residents’ and facility needs. Our nurse providers' frequent availability and easy access reduces resident and family stress by eliminating transportation and scheduling conflicts that arise when arranging outside PCP appointments. 

Why Choose ECS services?

ECS provides a full range of services including:

  • Nurse Practitioners and Physician-Assistants providing primary care in LTC, Assisted Living, and home settings

  • ECS collaborates with physicians and healthcare professionals throughout the entire state of Indiana

  • Behavioral health, wound, and pain specialists also available

Provider Services:

Our providers can play a vital role in improving medical care within your facility. Our providers have a minimum of weekly on-site presence for acute concerns and routine check-up visits, with additional visits available as needed. By utilizing in-house providers your facility will experience reduced phone calls, faxes, and telephone ordering. Our providers can facilitate ordering and review of labs/diagnostic tests. Our providers will participate in family and resident conferences to discuss health issues or concerns including weight loss, end of life concerns, and wound management. We reduce hospital transfers and hospital admissions because of timely acute and incident follow-up. Providers have on-call continuity for nursing staff and residents. Our providers are also a great resource for facility wellness functions.

Inservices Available:

ECS Healthcare is a full-service continuum that can provide your residents and staff, with a full line of healthcare services to best assist your residents. Having an on-site routine services within your facility not only provides your staff and residents with peace of mind knowing that healthcare services are at their fingertips, it also serves as a great marketing addition to potential future residents during tours.

Due to the nature of the healthcare industry, ECS can adapt and implement programs based on individual and facility needs.