If you are interested in hearing more about the program at Rose-Mary's Center for Children, please contact:
at 216-481-4823 x 150 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rose-Mary Center's seven group homes are contracted through the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Please contact the County at 216-241-8230 for additional information.
The following components of Rose-Mary Center's program help those we serve acquire more skills and learn to live more independently.
Individual Habilitation Plans – Each individual served is assessed in order to understand his or her strengths and areas that need improvement. This assessment is reviewed and updated quarterly.
Medical attention – Nursing services are available 24 hours a day to address medical needs, such as seizure disorders.
Interdisciplinary team – A comprehensive team of professionals assesses, writes and implements each individual's habilitation plan. The team can include nurses, a social worker, psychologist, registered dietician, pediatrician, dentist, child psychiatrist, physical and occupational therapists and assistants, a speech pathologist, Qualified Mental Retardation Professionals, a client/family advocate, trained direct care staff, in addition to the resident her/himself and family members.
Recreational opportunities – Recreation activities are planned for all the residents, giving them opportunities to practice and improve community based skills. Residents have available a state of the art multi-sensory room, a beautiful outdoor sensory garden, a safe enclosed play area, and an indoor therapeutic swimming pool to enhance program goals in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere.
Family involvement – Family visits are an important part of the resident's treatment plan. Residents may go home any time, or families may visit at the Rose-Mary residences if preferred. In addition, family members are involved in activities that are held at the different residential sites such as picnics or holiday gatherings. Finally, families are an important part of creating the Individual Habilitation Plan for their loved one.
Rose-Mary Center’s respite program, which includes overnight and after school, assists families who have loved ones
with intellectual disabilities living at home.
Overnight Respite is available to residents of Cuyahoga County with referral through the Cuyahoga County Board of
Developmental Disabilities Family Resource Department.
Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental
Disabilities website. The program serves individuals with developmental disabilities on a short-term basis. Respite provides supervision and care when a parent or guardian needs a break due to a family emergency or just a well-deserved vacation.
Before and After School Respite
Before and after school respite is available Monday through Friday to working parents who need supervision for their child with
intellectual disabilities. Personal care and recreational activities are provided for those in the program. Contact Diahna Davis at (216) 481-4823 Ext. 165
Summer Camp Program
The Summer Camp Program for school-aged children provides social and recreational services designed to improve socialization and daily living skills in a safe, yet fun environment. The campers enjoy swimming and field trips to the zoo and other local recreation areas.
OLA/St. Joseph’s Center
The school is located on West 14th in the Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland’s near Westside. A school program, operated in conjunction with the Educational Services Center of Cuyahoga County, serves 36 children with
Anthony Adult Day Center
This is a community-based, structured care program providing supervision, respite and socialization for persons who can benefit from daytime care, yet do not require skilled nursing care, including persons with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, mental retardation or other developmental disabilities, physical disabilities or paralysis caused by stroke illness or accident, and the frail elderly. Services are available Monday through Friday. Contact Melanie DiRocco at (216) 481-4823 Ext. 104.