Encompass Home Health & Hospice moving to more central site
12/24/2013 10:57 AM
12/24/2013 11:25 AM
WICHITA — Dallas-based Encompass Home Health & Hospice is moving its Wichita office to a more centralized site.
The company is moving from 8415 E. 32nd St. North to the Farm Credit Bank Building at 245 N. Waco. At almost 4,000 square feet, Encompass will be using about the same square footage it does now.
The office has three divisions: hospice, home health for the elderly and a pediatric division.
"Nurses and therapists see patients all over the city, so being kind of centrally located helps," says Andrew Ingram, vice president of operations for Encompass in Dallas.
He says Encompass' Hutchinson office recently moved to a more functional space as well.
Tony Utter of Utter Commercial Real Estate handled the Farm Credit deal along with Tim Fisher of Cresa in Kansas City.
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