As older adults’ health care needs change, they deserve to receive care from experts who understand the importance of maintaining optimal health to so patients can live longer, comfortable and productive lives.
ECHN’s Senior Care program is an interprofessional, collaborative network of healthcare professionals and services, created to help those aged 55 and older receive high quality medical care. From routine doctor’s visits to outpatient treatments, to inpatient hospital stays or home care services, our skilled medical team provides compassionate and expertise medical attention, coordination of care as well as provide loved ones and caregivers access to essential information and resources.
Our Senior Care Program services include:
Routine Primary Care Visits
Geriatricians provide medical evaluation and treatment with a focus on overall wellness, chronic disease management and cognitive and functional assessment. Geriatricians are trained to treat patients with multiple medical concerns at the same time, and they can provide counseling and resources for caregiver needs.
Specialty Care Visits
ECHN Medical Group is comprised of specialty care services that provide confidence, safety and relief in cardiovascular, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Orthopedics, and even Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Your primary care physician or Geriatrician can work with you to determine the best course of medical attention based on your specific medical concerns, concerns or injury.
Outpatient Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy Services
Our rehabilitation program aims to help develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability. With specialty-based programs for older adults, including treatments for neurological disorders such as Dementia, Stroke and Parkinson’s disease, our team of licensed, certified and experienced therapists work with you and your healthcare providers to create a unique treatment plan tailored to your individual needs.
Diagnostics & Imaging Services
With the latest techniques and technology, ECHN’s imaging and testing services provide you and your physician rapid and reliable results.
ECHN Diagnostics operates a cutting-edge, fully automated laboratory at Manchester Memorial Hospital so test samples can be received, prepared for testing and analyzed on a single line in order to provide physicians with results in a timely fashion. We also provide easy access to routine blood draw and more in-depth testing by operating over a dozen walk-in blood draw locations throughout our community.
Behavioral Health Services
Our adult outpatient mental health services are designed to decrease barriers to treatment by providing a variety of counseling options including individual therapy, specialized group therapies and family counseling. Our team of clinicians will complete a comprehensive assessment and talk to you in more depth about services and available programs.
Those aged 55 and older who are experiencing emotional and behavioral changes that cannot be managed in an outpatient setting, ECHN’s Older Adult Behavioral Health Unit located at Rockville General Hospital is an inpatient unit designed to provide a safe and secure environment to address special needs.
Cancer Care Services
ECHN’s John. A DeQuattro Cancer Center located on the Manchester Memorial Hospital campus is home to innovative treatment technologies, clinical excellence, support services and compassionate care. Recognized by the Commission on Cancer for meeting quality care standards and maintaining levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient care, our primary focus is to help you and your loved ones navigate through this disease with comfort and ease.
Hospice and Palliative Care Services
ECHN provides hospice and palliative care services through Visiting Nurse and Health Services of Connecticut (VNHSC). Nationally recognized for having earned Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse accreditations, VNHSC is dedicated to providing the medical care, comfort and emotional support needed to respect you and your loved ones wishes.