Home Care Services in Lake Forest
Broad Street Brings Premium Home Care to Lake Forest
Broad Street Home Care provides customized in-home care services for seniors in Lake Forest. As the premier local, and independently owned elderly care service in the North Shore, we serve those who want to remain healthy and independent in their homes. Through our trained Care Professionals and Nurse Oversight, Broad Street offers support with all the activities of daily living, including personal care and active companionship. But we don’t stop there.
Our experienced Registered Nurses (RN) train and supervise all Care Professionals and we ensure the highest level of personal care available.
Broad Street takes the time to find the highest quality people, that are experienced in in-home care and dedicated to the profession of home care. It’s not just about the tasks, it is about the person. We provide all the personal support you need to feel good and stay healthy.
Lake Forest is a beautiful town right on Lake Michigan and is home to generations of families who have worked in and around the North Shore and raised their children in this small community. Many of these children have stayed or returned to Lake Forest and in turn, raised their family here as well. It can be very important for seniors to able to age in their homes and stay within the support of this small community. With this in mind, our personal care support is tailored to provide respect and dignity and to take advantage of all the lifestyle amenities that Lake Forest provides.
With health and safety supported, you are now free to do the things that make life more enjoyable and fulfilling – after all, that’s why you chose to live on the North Shore.
Broad Street’s Care Professionals can assist you in actively engaging in life, both physically and mentally. Whether it’s walking by the lake, attending events like the Lake Forest Symphony, enjoying nature at Middlefork Savanna, or spending time with family, Broad Street Care Professionals are there to encourage and support, without being overwhelming or intrusive. This is about empowering your independence and improving your quality of life.
Broad Street Service and Support Remains Uninterrupted
Broad Street excels in complex situations, and the Coronavirus is no exception. This is due to our highly detailed planning and proactively managed service. We intensify our existing procedures on infection prevention to keep Care Professionals and RN’s healthy then we focus on backup planning to ensure we have the resources ready to provide essential and uninterrupted support.
The end result is that Broad Street gets stronger during crisis.
Our Care Professionals and RN’s rise to the occasion to ensure our clients are safe and healthy but also calm and comfortable.
To view our COVID-19 Operating procedures, click here.
At Broad Street, our Care Professionals encourage mobility using appropriate techniques that promote safety.
Our senior home care clients remain physically active and being in Lake Forest near the beautiful beach at Lake Michigan or the accessible Market Square in the downtown area, it’s hard not to want to be active. Exercise leads to greater strength and balance.
With support from Broad Street Home Care for transfer and mobility assistance, our approach promotes an overall healthier lifestyle and greater engagement. Our senior clients are able to remain in their homes for longer and experience a greater level of independence.
If you would prefer to speak with us directly, please call 847-728-0134
Advanced Need Home Care Specializations
Broad Street’s more comprehensive home service model with active Nurse Oversight and extensive training makes us particularly effective in working with complex underlying health conditions. This involves greater attention to detail, planning and ongoing training, and communication and collaboration. The result is very effective as we help support your specific symptoms in the context of your overall needs and preferences.
Specific areas where we specialize include:
- Specialized Home Care service for Parkinson’s Disease and other Movement Disorders
- Specialized Home Care service for Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body and other forms of Dementia
- Specialized Home Care service for Stroke Recovery and Stroke Rehabilitation
- Specialized Home Care service for Chronic physical conditions such as Diabetes, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder) and CHF (Congestive Heart Failure)
- Fall Prevention and Mobility Assistance
- Other Physical and Cognitive Conditions
Nurse Oversight, Patient Advocacy and Care Management in Lake Forest
Once Broad Street puts the right home care team in place, it then comes down to proactive management. Nurse Supervisors oversee all client care, working closely with the caregiving team to make sure we are following the Plan of Service and making any necessary adjustments. Nurse Supervisors also serve as a liaison between everyone involved, from the Client to their Family, to Physicians and other healthcare specialists, and to any other professionals who may be involved in your overall support network. Communication is critical in navigating the complexities that often accompany the constantly changing environment of home care.
In effect, our Nurse Supervisors can serve as your personal Care Manager and Patient Advocate. With a deep understanding of your home care needs and preferences, and how to manage that support, along with an awareness of your overall situation, your Nurse Supervisor can provide advice and direct support, along with any additional resources.
We also understand that you may already have these resources in place, and not every home care service applies to everyone with some preferring a more private life with less active engagement. At Broad Street, we respect your individuality. Our Nurse Supervisors are there as a Care Management resources but only when needed and requested.
Additional Home Care Services in Lake Forest
- Geriatric Care Management, Elder Care Management, Patient Advocacy
- Medication Management
- Skilled Nursing
- Broad Street Adventures – Travel Companion
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A Network of Support in Lake Forest
As part of a coordinated home care solution, Broad Street maintains an extensive network of relationships related to overall health and home care in Lake Forest, the North Shore, and Chicago. The former Lake Forest Hospital campus is now the site of the new Northwestern Medicine Hospital Lake Forest Campus and hosts incredible state-of-the-art facilities including a fitness center and multiple doctor’s offices. These services can be provided in and out of the Home. This can include physician and healthcare systems but also non-health related services. We know you often have a well-developed network of support within the close Lake Forest community, so we don’t look to overwhelm. Broad Street can seamlessly plug-in to your existing network – or fill in the gaps when needed. When it comes to your customized home care service, the choice is always yours. Some areas where we can support your overall solution include:
- Physicians Specialists
- Primary Care Physicians
- Concierge Medicine
- Patient Advocates and Top Care Managers
- Medicare Home Health Providers
- Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
- Social Workers
- Mental Health
- Relationships with North Shore Health Systems, Northwestern Medical and other Healthcare facilities
Chicago and the North Shore’s Best Home Care
Empowering Your Life
We believe there is a better way to deliver Home Care. Our goal is to go beyond the basic necessities, to focus on enhancing the 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 comprehensive support to live the life they choose.
We tailor our service around your individual needs and interests, empowering you to live the life you choose. Whatever the solution, the Broad Street team will be there to make it happen.
Customized Care Services
Our home care solutions are built on a solid foundation of experience and compassion.
It is not just about time, it is about quality time with family. Having the highest quality home care solution in place not only gives you and your family peace of mind, it allows you to enjoy life to the fullest.
Through significant upfront planning which includes careful selection of Personal Assistants, client-specific training and proactive oversight, Broad Street gets more engaged in our clients’ overall solution. This also allows for greater attention to detail.
This is a cornerstone to Broad Street’s high level of customer service and is what enables us to provide home care support that is both comprehensive and customized.
Lake Forest's Best Home Care Solutions
At Broad Street, our service goes above and beyond that of the typical home care agency. We design our service to support our clients’ unique situation but in a way that is empowering
Our goal is to help manage an overall solution so that each of our clients can live the life they choose.
Call us today at (847)-728-0134
For Personalized Home Care in Lake Forest.
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