Mission: We will provide a safe and nurturing haven for medically fragile children while giving family members periods of relief from the demands of full-time caregiving.
Results: The O’Hana Heritage Foundation has built A Rosie Place, the first specialty care hospital in Indiana for medically fragile children. Just finishing our 6th year of supportive service to families, we continue to grow, reaching into the community we serve.
Target demographics: Medically fragile children (require skilled care), age birth to 21.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 80 FAMILIES CARING FOR MEDICALLY FRAGILE CHILDREN, PROVIDED 100 RESPITE STAYS, HOSTED QUARTERLY FAMILY EVENTS
Geographic areas served: Northern Indiana
Programs: Weekend stays for medically fragile children to provide respite for caregivers and families; supportive services, quarterly family events, education & training, collaboration with area nursing programs providing clinical observation/experience for future pediatric nurses.