Park House can be easily accessed by road and by rail. The home not only overlooks the Old Peterborough Park but is in easy reach of the Cathedral and City.
Park House Nursing Home is a high quality service that provides nursing care for up to 52 older people, some of whom may be living with dementia.
Accommodation is level throughout arranged over a ground and first floor. The home offers five lounges, each with different décor and character, a large dining room and an in-house hairdressing salon.
Gardens at Park House are exceptionally well maintained. They are easily accessible both by foot and by wheelchair. An array of seasonal plants, shrubs and trees can be enjoyed by residents and visitors all year round.
Following the last inspection at Park House, CQC rated the home as ‘Good’.
- 48 en suite bedrooms
- 5 individually decorated lounge areas
- Specialist bath/shower rooms
- Large dining room
- In-house hairdressing salon
- Secure well maintained gardens
- Freshly cooked meals prepared with locally sourced produce – all dietary needs and requirements are catered for
- Internet access; skype and other programmes available
A wide range of activities are arranged at the home, including:
- Various social gatherings
- Weekly quiz
- Exercise group
- Word games
- Crafts and painting
- External musicians and entertainers visit the home to perform
- Shopping trips
- Visits to the park opposite
- Activities to suit ladies and men’s distinct interests
Why did you decide to work at Healthcare Homes?
I saw an opportunity to work with a team to make a difference and improve the well-being of the residents
What role did you carry out before you came to Healthcare Homes?
Ward clerk at Peterborough Hospital
What do you think a person needs to do to be good in your role?
An enthusiastic and positive approach. Be a good communicator. Have a sense of fun. Empathy and understanding. Good listener. Organised.
What’s your favourite part of your working day and why?
Direct contact with our residents either in a group or one to one. Always good to chat, share news or a joke
What’s been your biggest professional challenge in your current role, or in your career to date?
Striving to find new ways to communicate with the residents, all who have individual preferences, interests and requirements
What has been your biggest career highlight to date?
So many highlights, i.e. a group of residents helped make a braided rag rug which is now displayed in Peterborough Museum
What qualities do you think make you stand out?
Approachable and supportive.. A good communicator
What are your interests outside of work/how do you unwind?
Walking, swimming, photography, gardening, socialising, sewing, knitting, craft, reading and music
What do you enjoy/you looking forward to most about working at this care home?
I enjoy the variety of my job, every day is different. I enjoy getting to know our residents and their families
27 Peterborough Crescent,