Broad Street Home Care is pleased to announce that Diane Breslow, MSW, LCSW recently joined Broad Street as Clinical Consultant and Curriculum Developer working in support of Broad Street’s Comprehensive Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Program. Ms. Breslow will focus on the development of Broad Street’s internal and external efforts in Parkinson’s education and awareness, as well as their collaborative approach to effective Parkinson’s care.
Ms. Breslow, MSW, LCSW (Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker) has worked as an educator, support group leader, consultant, program development specialist, and clinician counseling individuals and families. She has taught psychology and social work courses at many Chicago colleges and universities. Diane received her BA with Honors in Psychology from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work, with a specialty in Family Therapy, from the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work.
Ms. Breslow is “thrilled to work with the committed team at Broad Street Home Care.” She states that “Through staff training, professional and community seminars, and client consultation, I will have the opportunity to reach and impact many individuals and families who are affected by movement disorders.”
“Diane possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience, not only in the direct support of individuals with PD and their families but also in the interdisciplinary coordination of health systems working together to provide a seamless care path,” Sam Cross, Administrator of Broad Street, said in a statement.
“We are very fortunate to have her join our team, to help guide us to the next level of comprehensive, symptom-specific support for our clients,” Cross added.
With a long-standing knowledge of movement disorders as well as an expertise in systems theory, Ms. Breslow has collaborated with numerous Chicagoland retirement homes, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes in establishing movement disorders programming and holistic care. In 2003 she was honored to be chosen as the first Center Coordinator of Northwestern Medicine’s Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders Center, a Parkinson Foundation (PF) Center of Excellence, under the medical directorship of Tanya Simuni, MD. During her 12-year tenure there, Diane developed the Center’s program components and counseled patients and families.
Broad Street provides Care Professionals who can assist with the activities of daily living, help manage medication, doctor visits and overall health care and awareness. Through our Professional Network, we can help you find the right resources like advocates and care managers. We provide home care in Wilmette, Illinois, the North Shore area of Chicago. For more information, please call 847.728.0134.