CDS Monarch Blog

Healthcare Achievement Honors

On Tuesday, March 25th, the Rochester Business Journal (RBJ) hosted their annual Healthcare Achievement Awards. CDS Monarch President/CEO, Sankar Sewn



CDS Monarch Recognized as High Performer

CDS Monarch was recently recognized by OPWDD for helping individuals obtain competitive employment. Using statewide data collected from April 1 to Nov



Visit to CDS Monarch Educates Local Students

On March 17th, Day Services welcomed the community by hosting a tour for 6th graders from Honeoye Falls-Lima. More than forty students came to visit B



Veteran Interns at Local Company

Jeremy is an Army Veteran who had three deployments to Afghanistan, before joining Warrior Salute. As part of the program, Warrior Salute offers emp



Personal Outcome Measures Training

When OPWDD begins its shift to the DISCO model of services for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, they will be utilizing Persona



Staff Highlight: Chris Plane

Chris Plane has been with CDS Monarch for 15 years. He began in Day Services, working as a Treatment Coordinator at Webster Creative Opportunities, an



Update: Senior Living Construction

Christa Construction hopes to start clearing the site for our newest CDS Monarch Senior Living community in the next week or two. Please be aware of t



Relph Benefit Advisors' CEO Recognized as Outstanding Community Donor

On Tuesday, February 18th, CEO of Relph Benefit Advisors, Mr. Robert G. Relph, Jr., was honored by CDS Monarch for being a kind and generous community



Staff Highlight: Ben Favata

Ben has spent the majority of his two years working at CDS Monarch's Matthew Drive residence, as the Assistant Residence Manager. During this time he



The Butterfly Spa

Who doesn't like to go to the spa every once in awhile to get their nails done, or relieve some stress with a massage? Well, several staff at Webste



Artist Spotlight: Justin

Justin is a very precise and methodical artist, who knows how to mix colors, which is a very difficult skill to learn. He likes to sketch photos or ar



A Home of Their Own

Ben and David have known each other for several years, beginning their friendship as housemates living at CDS Monarch's Hardwood Lane residence. Last



Career Prep Club

Once a week, a group of approximately 10 people get together for a Career Prep Club meeting. The club first formed last fall, for the purpose of helpi



Seniors Building Their Community

Over the past several months the residents at CDS Monarch Senior Living have been hosting a variety of fun activities to bring their community togethe



A Fresh Look

Our spices have a fresh, new look! You can find them on the shelf at your local Wegmans, or you can order them online and have them shipped right to y