The Bernardy Center, formerly known as Children's Convalescent Hospital, is a long-term care facility that specializes in the area of pediatrics. The hospital offers a range of health, medical and nursing care services for children. It operates various programs that assist individuals with developmental disabilities. The hospital offers a variety of treatment and diagnostic services. The Bernardy Center conducts occupational, physical and recreational therapy sessions. The Bernardy Center is owned by Rady Children's Hospital, which is a nonprofit organization and administers several child abuse prevention programs. Operational since 1954, Rady Children's Hospital and accepts donations from individuals and institutions. .