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Flat Rock Homes Thanks-Singing 2020

By Meg | November 21, 2020

We’re hoping to brighten everyone’s day with some songs via zoom! RSVP is necessary for this event to get the Zoom information. Email mlarkin@flatrockhomes.org! The songs we will be singing are listed. To view sheet music, please click the song name.

IMMEDIATE NEED: RV, CAMPER, OR CAMPER TRAILER FOR INDOOR FAMILY VISITATION

By Meg | October 15, 2020

The Governor has approved indoor family visitation for individuals with developmental disabilities who live in intermediate care facilities if the facility can meet certain strict guidelines for space. The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities has published a lengthy list of guidelines that we’re required to meet.   Unfortunately, Flat Rock Care Center doesn’t have any…

Flat Rock Purchases New Vehicles!

By Meg | October 9, 2020

FLAT ROCK, OH- (October 2020) Flat Rock Homes purchased three new vehicles for their fleet with the help of grants from The White Family Fund- Tiffin Community Foundation, The Albert G. and Olive H. Schlink Foundation, and gifts from their 2019 #GivingTuesday Project. All vehicles were purchased from Reineke Ford of Tiffin and modifications were…

Donors & The CARES Act

By Meg | June 10, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is well known for the economic stimulus checks provided to millions of Americans this year. But this sweeping legislation also includes two new temporary tax benefits for donors giving to nonprofits. Universal Deduction for donations up to $300 Even if you no longer itemize your charitable…

Need: Gowns & Masks [Updated: 5.21.2020]

By Meg | May 15, 2020

Thank you all for your mask donations! We are now just seeking GOWN donations. We will leave the patterns up for the masks should you want to make them for another organization or personal use. Flat Rock has a current on-going need for fabric, washable and re-useable gowns. We’re seeking seamstresses, sewing groups, church, and…

Thinking out of the box! Virgin Pulse: Charity On Top

By Meg | May 14, 2020

Flat Rock Homes is grateful for the many ways in which the East Ohio Conference churches support us. It’s been especially wonderful to receive the in-kind and monetary contributions during this time. We are blessed that our residents and staff continue to stay safe and healthy as we await the passing of this virus and…

Flat Rock Homes, Care Center, and Community Services Implement Preventative Measures in Light of COVID-19

By Meg | March 16, 2020

Flat Rock Homes, Care Center, and Community Services has implemented measures to ensure the health and safety of those served, as well as staff, during the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) spreading across our state and country. Effective immediately: No visitation is allowed in our Flat Rock Care Center and is discouraged in our Community Services homes.…

Flat Rock Staff: In The News

By Meg | September 23, 2019

Recently, our Director of Nursing, Lisa Hart, and her family were featured in a news story about their family. The story out of Galion features Hart and her husband and their 10 adopted children. It’s an incredible story about the love they have for each other and others in the community. Watch or read the…

Rev. Dr. Valerie Stultz Memorial Staff Room Dedicated

By Meg | September 13, 2019

On September 12, 2019, we were thrilled to dedicate the Rev. Dr. Valerie Stultz Memorial Staff Room here at Flat Rock Care Center. The Staff Room was dedicated by Karen Kilgo, President/CEO of Flat Rock Homes, Care Center, and Community Services. The dedication ceremony was held in the Flat Rock Gymnasium, across the hall from…

July-September News

By Meg | September 9, 2019

Fall is in the air here at Flat Rock and we’re looking forward to all the festivities at the fall and winter seasons bring. This week (September 9-14) we are celebrating our Direct Support Professionals! We appreciate them every single day, but this week is about them! They work so incredibly hard every day to…