The Life Enrichment Department offers a variety of group and individual activities to meet your social, religious, recreational, physical, creative, and emotional needs. Activities on campus include, Monthly Themed Party, Prom, ice cream social, pet therapy, daily exercise, crafts, volleyball, birthday and anniversary parties, visits from Knox County Public Library and many more. We welcome your suggestions and ideas for activities. You may contact our activities department for further details.
Our culinary team provides daily menus and alternative selections upon your request. Snacks are also available. We encourage you to dine in the neighborhood dining room. Mealtimes can be an enjoyable social part of your day. It is our pleasure to assist you ff you prefer to dine in your own room. Your guest may dine for a nominal charge.
It is suggested you keep only a small amount of money in your room for immediate needs. The accounting office can arrange a personal fund for you which can be drawn upon at the regular office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Any personal mail, subscriptions, packages and deliveries are delivered directly to your room. Our address is:
The Ohio Eastern Star Health Care Center
1451 Gambier Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Personal laundry is routinely picked up on scheduled days. To insure fast service, each item should be marked with your first initial and last name. You may choose to have your laundry completed by a family member or friend off-campus.
Please notify the Social Service Director and the Nursing Supervisor so we can help you prepare for your time away.
The Ohio Eastern Star is a tobacco free campus.