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#GivingTuesday is Coming: Will You Join the Movement?

October 7, 2016

As the calendar turns to October, we prepare for the last few months of the year and brace ourselves for the barrage of upcoming holidays that always seem to arrive before we are ready for them. From October through the first of the new year we are in constant “holiday prep” mode. Whether its planning a…

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Flat Rock Welcomes 42 Firelands School of Nursing Students

September 8, 2016

For the third consecutive year, Flat Rock Care Center is partnering with the Firelands School of Nursing for a clinical observation program. This fall, 42 nursing students will participate in this program as they gain invaluable skills interacting with persons with intellectual & developmental disabilities. Thanks to the efforts of Lisa Hart R.N., Flat Rock…

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Adult Advantages & Aktion Club Celebrate a Fun-Filled Summer

August 3, 2016

Our individuals at Adult Advantages have been busy this summer! Their days have been filled with exciting field trips to see movies, visit local parks, to local swimming pools and to cheer on the Lake Erie Crushers. In addition, they work hard each day to achieve their vocation goals and work together to maintain their…

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Flat Rock Prepares for 2016-2017 School Year

August 3, 2016

As summer ends, our residents are anticipating a busy fall schedule as they prepare to return to school. Soon they will transition from days filled with field trips to local parks, swimming pools or to enjoy a ball game to attend school again. At Flat Rock Education Center, our students build valuable life and vocational…

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Flat Rock Announces 2016 Local Church Representatives Training: “Special Needs Ministry & Your Church”

August 3, 2016

Register now for the 2016 Local Church Representatives (LCR) Training “Special Needs Ministry & Your Church” on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 10am- 2pm at Strongsville United Methodist Church. Our goal is to start a conversation about how you can best serve persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in your congregation and community and to…

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Summer Mission Teams Spotlight

July 6, 2016

Summer is a busy time of year as travelers take vacation, enjoy ball games, take in summer concerts, spend time cooking out with friends & family and celebrate all that warm weather brings. For many youth groups and churches, summer is a filled with great anticipation as youth look forward to their annual mission trip. This summer,…

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Flat Rock Now Provides Non-Medical Transportation

July 6, 2016

We are excited to announce that Flat Rock is expanding our services to provide non-medical transportation to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in the surrounding community. The need for reliable, quality non-medical transportation for individuals with I/DD is apparent. In an effort to meet this need, the Flat Rock Board of Directors has…

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Summer Blessings

July 6, 2016

Summer is here and our days are filled with warm smiles and laughter. We are still celebrating Henry’s* graduation from the Flat Rock Education Center.  After a well deserved break, he transitioned to our Adult Advantages program where he will continue to build valuable vocation and social skills. Our school aged individuals are actively participating…

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End of School Year Celebrations

June 14, 2016

As the 2016 school year concluded, our individuals marked the end of another successful school year by celebrating graduation and prom. Prom was held on perfect summer evening in May at Flat Rock Education Center. We celebrated with four of our individuals attending their prom that evening!    Each of our residents participated in a shopping trip…

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Flat Rock Receives Perfect Surveys from Medicaid and Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

June 14, 2016

The results are in: our individuals are safe, happy and healthy! In April, Flat Rock Homes earned a perfect rating from the Ohio Department of Health and Medicaid in the area of our annual Program and Life Safety Surveys. Then, at the end of May, we were visited by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities for…

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