Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care Educational Event

Broad Street Educational Series Presents

Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care

January 21, 2020, 5-7 PM 
(Dinner will be served)
Northbrook Inn Memory Care Community
99 Pointe Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062 

When is palliative care more appropriate than hospice? How do you know? Who is eligible? How do you enroll?  What are the most common misperceptions?

At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish between the various levels of hospice care
  • Enhance sensitivity toward Hospice and Palliative Care patients
  • Understand the criteria for Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Be able to develop three personal end-of-life goals

Debra Torres, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Debra Torres has been a licensed clinical social worker for 36 years.  She believes that through practical support, encouragement and proper coaching individuals have the potential to overcome barriers that hinder us. Her educational and clinical training deals with mood and psychiatric disorders, and end-of-life and palliative issues.

Janet Katz, MSN, Broad Street Nurse Supervisor
Mary Scott, MSN, Broad Street Nurse Supervisor

As Nurse Supervisors at Broad Street, Janet and Mary bring over 40 years of hospice, palliative and direct patient care experience from working with NorthShore Health System. Both Janet and Mary provide Care Professional instruction and direct oversight in support of Broad Street’s clients and their families.

About Broad Street Home Care
Broad Street Home Care provides premium, customized care services for seniors who want to remain in their homes. Through trained Care Professionals and experienced Nurse Oversight, Broad Street offers specialized support for individuals with underlying health conditions.  This includes Hospice Care focused on dignity and respect, and support of family.

Social Workers and Registered Nurses will receive 1 CEU at the completion of this program.

Please RSVP to Ruthie Wilson at Broad Street Home Care at 847-728-0134 or