Some of those we serve receive care and support within their own home – while many others are supported in a Bello Machre home where they feel safe and loved.
Dedicated and compassionate staff care for people of all ages challenged with a variety of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Some of those we serve have profound disabilities while others only need a little help.
The disabilities may include:
•Traumatic Brain Injuries
•Autism Spectrum Disorders
•Epilepsy and/or Seizure Disorder
•Other Cognitive and/or Physical Disabilities
We put the person before the disability
We strive to encourage positive awareness about people with developmental disabilities. It is often attitudinal barriers that affect everyday life for people with developmental disabilities. In addressing those barriers through positive awareness efforts, fears and negative attitudes can be replaced with knowledge and understanding, and most importantly, respect.
Bello Machre has been nurturing, teaching, and caring for people with developmental disabilities since 1972.
Services We Provide:
•Safe and loving homes
•Certified Nursing Assistant-Developmental Disabilities Administration (CNA-DDA) Program
•Skilled, professional live-in caregivers that guide and help individuals so they can grow and develop and live life to its fullest
•Life-long care for your loved one
•Direct care support to families in their own home
•Respite Care services in time of crisis or when families need a break
•Information to help families through the application process
•Case management, referral services, resource coordination, and advocacy
It was a "super" day for our staff and their families at this year's Employee Appreciation Picnic! The day was filled with laughter and fun as we celebrated the incredible service that our caregivers provide. Many people got in to the spirit of things and dressed up as their favorite superheroes. It was a great time for all and we loved showing off what we already know - that are staff are EXTRAordinary!
Bello Machre means Home of My Heart in Gaelic. We provide homes and support to children, teens, adults, and seniors with developmental disabilities. More importantly, we make a lifetime commitment to provide loving care, opportunity, and guidance to people with developmental disabilities throughout Maryland.
Many of the people we serve live in our more than 55 community homes located throughout Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Bello Machre also provides help and support to hundreds of children and adults in their own homes. The Hertha & Jesse Adams Ray of Hope Program offers assistance with expenses such as specialized summer camp, physical therapy, and adaptive equipment. Trained and caring staff also provides residential respite care during family hospitalizations, emergencies, and vacations—24-hours a day—seven days a week.
Our vision is to be the first choice service provider offering outstanding, comprehensive services enriching lives.
We believe that every person served by Bello Machre will have the opportunity to experience a meaningful day based on their needs and desire and will live in a safe and beautiful home or receive personalized in-home assistance by trained and compassionate caregivers. Every person who is part of the Bello Machre family will be treated with kindness and respect and will have the opportunity to love and to be loved.
Bello Machre is there to help with whatever is needed, empowering people with developmental disabilities to live life to its fullest. – less