We started Broad Street because we believe there is a better way to deliver Home Care. Our goal is to go beyond the basic necessities, to focus on enhancing overall quality of life. We strongly believe that choice is the key component to effective care; preserving dignity and promoting independence. At Broad Street, we don’t look to drive our clients’ decisions, but to provide the comprehensive support to live the life they choose.Join Our Team
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How Our Home Care Service Works Best
Broad Street Home Care’s unique model of premium senior home care services makes us the top provider of personalized in-home care for seniors in Chicago. While we can accommodate a variety of senior home care needs, we are best utilized in more complex situations with underlying health conditions we can help manage.
What Makes our Home Care Service the Best?
Our home care services center on our people and our approach. Through a rigorous screening process, we work with the best caregivers and care professionals in Chicago, including Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) and Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) with experience and training in a variety of senior care specializations.
Our team is made up of professionals, dedicated to careers focused on care for seniors. For their skills to be most effectively utilized, deeper engagement with the client and collaboration with Nurse Oversight is often utilized.
Communication is critical in making sure we are continuing to improve the level of service and the overall effectiveness of our support.
The strength of our relationships with our Caregivers and Care Professionals results in better overall home care service for our clients. In addition to establishing best practices in everyday tasks, the coordination with our Nurse Supervisors elevates the service and bridges the gap between enjoying your life while also remaining healthy. This includes ensuring medication is taken on time, any underlying health conditions are being monitored and managed, and any relevant information is communicated.
With a more proactive approach to Home Care, Broad Street is not only able to handle more complex needs of seniors, but we are able to quickly adapt the service to continue to support our clients’ changing needs.
An Experienced and Professional Home Care Team
At Broad Street, we take a team approach to Home Care. Our Personal Assistants provide the core, serving as the conduit to a larger solution. Our skilled nurse oversight provides overall support in coordinating with your personal assistant, family members and other health care providers. The Professional Network and Concierge complete the solution by expanding the range of capabilities while remaining consistent and seamless.
Care Professionals Focused on Home Care
All of Broad Street’s Care Professionals are carefully selected based on experience and sincere passion. We focus recruiting on Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA’s) and Patient Care Technicians (PCT’s), along with other relevant certifications. Each Care Professional undergoes extensive and ongoing training in personal care and active companionship, along with specialized training in specific underlying health conditions including the following:
- Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders
- Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of Dementia
- Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation
- Chronic Conditions including Diabetes, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)
- Other Physical and Cognitive Conditions including MS and ALS, Cancer Treatment and Recovery, Traumatic Brain Injury, Advanced Mobility Assistance and Fall Prevention, Depression and other forms of Anxiety
Nurse Oversight as Part of a Home Care Solution
Our Registered Nurses (RN) have extensive experience in medical and non-medical care, in the home, as well as in hospitals and other care facilities.
Their wealth of knowledge goes beyond the clinical, as their focus is on the overall experience both for the Client and their Family. The Nurse Supervisor’s role is to be a resource to both the Client and the Care Professional to ensure you are receiving the best support possible, without overwhelming the situation. The Nurse Supervisor can also serve as a Case Manager in certain cases, providing a communication link to Family as well as Physicians and other Health Professionals.
Professional Network of Additional Home Care Services
As part of a complete solution, Broad Street has developed relationships with a Professional Network of high quality skilled health-related specialists, as well as other complementary services. This network can provide valuable resources when needed. We coordinate with these other services so your experience is seamless.
Coordinated Concierge Medicine with Home Care
With or focus on supporting health in the home, we work extensively with Concierge Medicine. This can include Primary Care Physicians and Geriatric Physicians as well as Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy and other health related specialists.
These services can be delivered in office as well as in the home.
In all cases, they are focused on the quality of the care that is provided as well as understanding that it is also about customer service and the experience. We work collaboratively with Concierge Medicine to ensure that your health is being supported but in a way that also supports your quality of life.
Providing Premium Care to the Chicago Area
Broad Street is committed to bringing the highest quality custom in-home care to the Chicago area. We service residents of the North Shore from Evanston, Wilmette and Northbrook to Highland Park, Deerfield and Lake Forest. We also serve the Western Suburbs from Barrington and Palatine all the way down to Hinsdale and Oak Brook and everywhere in between. This means you’ll always have a professional caregiver nearby.
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Are you passionate about making a difference in people’s lives? Come talk to us about joining the team.
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