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Rated 9.7 / 10*
*Carehome.co.uk November 2018

We’re Suffolk’s Leading Care Home

Park View Care Home is located next to the beautiful Chantry Park, close to public transport routes.

Situated on the outskirts of the historic Ipswich, Park View Care and retirement homes, Ipswich is an attractive modern, purpose-built care home, providing residential and nursing care for up to 61 elderly people. Close to local transport and amenities, Park View Care Home is just one mile away from Ipswich, the bustling county town of Suffolk.

About Us

The Park View Care Home is nestled within large and attractive landscaped gardens, built with red brick and a large glass frontage which provides fantastic views of the gardens and surrounding park. As well as a comprehensive activities programme residents at Park View are treated to a quality cinema which shows their favourite films, a therapy room offering physiotherapy, aromatherapy along with a dedicated treatment room and a hospitality bar in reception.

In addition to the main spacious dining room Park View also offers residents three private dining rooms and lounges where they can chat, relax and take in the beautiful landscaped gardens.

First Care Homes in Suffolk, are passionate about ensuring residents continue to lead active lives and play a fulfilling role in the local community, to whatever extent they wish.

Some of the activities we offer include:

  • Tea parties
  • Coffee mornings
  • Reminiscence afternoons
  • Craft sessions
  • Live music
  • Day trips
  • Film afternoons

Carol qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1993, with a passion for care of the elderly and qualifying as a District Nurse in 1998. She has worked in a variety of areas of nursing in the NHS then moving to management roles before moving to the care sector.

Carol is passionate about ensuring the residents are receiving a high quality service feeling completely at home, working together with the residents, team and families. Importantly, that the residents are supported to live their lives to the full.

Why choose Park View Care Home?

We are committed to being your shoulder to lean on and providing honest advice for your loved one’s situation during this delicate time.

MYO App – Our exclusive messaging service directly between you and your loved ones

Why not choose one of the few care homes that uses the MYO app to keep in touch with your family members during this difficult time?

Stay up to date about the life in Park View Care Home by receiving news and messages directly to your mobile phone. Videos, photos and text allow you to take part in the daily life of your loved one in real time and without the barrier of distance.

 

Elizabeth Hoggett, Relative: I finally managed to log into MYO and I love it! My dad Ronnie has Dementia and can’t ever remember what he’s been doing, so it’s fantastic to see the photos, to see him looking so happy, and taking part in so many activities at Park View. Thank you so much’

Natasha Jackson-Gotham, Relative: ‘I absolutely love your app. It makes my day to receive alerts that I have a post of my mother who is in a nursing home (Park View). I live in America and she lives in Ipswich UK. What a delight to see what activity she is involved in. I have been using your comments to communicate with carers and have received almost immediate responses. This app is priceless to me.’

Ashton Wills, Wellbeing Team: ‘myo is a great way for relatives to get an insight of the daily lifestyle and activities programme at Parkview. Especially for those relatives who do not get the change to visit as regulars as they would like or who live in a different country, myo is the perfect app.’

 

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Our client satisfaction rate

Our client satisfaction rate is unparalleled in our field.

Read below what our clients have to say and learn more about what makes us the premier provider of personalised care home services in the heart of Suffolk.

HB Son

Park View is like a hotel. It is both beautiful inside with plush furnishings and outside with a wonderful landscaped garden.

HB

DM Daughter

I would like to thank all the carers, staff, and particularly Rob and his team in the kitchen for helping to make Mum’s birthday a very special occasion at the weekend.

CC

When Peggy returned back to the home from hospital on Christmas Eve and said “I’m glad to be back“.

CS

Just a short none to thank yourself and your staff for a wonderful Luncheon. The food was really excellent along with really good service. My mother had a very good time being surrounded by her family.

Park View Care Home: Suffolk’s Leading Care Home

Situated in striking landscaped gardens, Park View care home is a charming care home purpose-built to deliver high-quality residential and nursing care. Our residence can provide personalised care for up to 61 elderly people.

we provide first-rate residential and nursing care that focusses on the needs of our residents. Whether a resident’s stay is a short or long residency, we treat everyone living here with care and respect.

You can find Care Home next to Chantry Park, a large leafy park which is just a short distance away from the historic country town of Ipswich, Suffolk. Our home is close to all local transport links. Including those that give us access to the rest of the country.

We’re proud to say that we are Suffolk’s leading care home

A Registered Care Home In Ipswich

At Park View, Ipswich, our qualified care team provides residents with around the clock nursing care. We strive to provide a homely and safe environment. Here our trained staff administer care in a range of specialist areas including

  • MS
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Diabetes

We operate to rigorous policies and procedures with a robust approach to clinical governance. Our care home is registered by the Care Quality Commission, an executive non-department public body established to regulate and inspect health and social care services in England.

Personalised help with Elderly Care

A Park View we offer a personalised care plan that we develop together with our residents and their family. A member of our staff will meet with the potential resident after registration. From here the potential resident will undertake a full needs assessment. This enables us to develop a plan that will meet our future guests’ requirements.

Our plan will include details such as

  • Favourite activities
  • Information on diets
  • Medication
  • Daily Routines
  • Level of assistance

This all helps form the basis of all the future care and support our residents receive.

We perform regular reviews of the care plans to ensure that we always deliver appropriate care. This ensures we take any changes to care needs are into consideration.

Relative Gateway

We have an electronic system which links the needs assessment with risk assessments, care plans and daily recording.

These are web-based and are accessed by all the team as appropriate to ensure the care is safe, relevant and individualised. In some circumstances, relatives can access their relative’s plans online remotely.

We have found this a great advantage for relatives who live abroad or are on holiday.

The relative gateway also allows for messaging between the relative and the home. The team invite the resident and relatives, as appropriate, for care plan reviews, normally 2 weeks after admission to check everything is working well and then as requested/required to ensure they are relevant, appropriate and up to date.

Our Care Home Staff

At Park View, we are very proud that we have never required agency staff for resident care.  We manage this by always over recruiting to our team and having our own bank staff who also cover shifts. This means that our residents will always be supported by people they know.

Park View Care Home Facilities

At Park View, we offer exceptional facilities to all that stay with us, whether your stay is for Assisted Living, Palliative Care or Respite stay.

Inside our modern home, you will find a homely and comfortable environment. Here we provide our residents with a choice of lounges to relax in, dining facilities and therapy rooms.

Our home is set within beautifully landscaped gardens, which provide the perfect environment for respite and recovery.

At Park View, we make the most of a carefully selected range of technology to provide a premier personal care experience.

You will find modern amenities and care services can be throughout the home.

Our home is fully Wi-Fi enabled

You’ll find Sky Plus and television in every room

There is a Cinema Room showing classic films

 

Park View is proud to be working with myo to improve our communication with relatives. myo enables our caregivers, wellbeing team and other staff to share photos and videos of our residents with their relatives. Whether it’s catching a glimpse of time with friends, being a part of a trip around our gardens, or even witnessing an appointment with the hairdresser, myo gives families an insight into those routine moments in our care home that often go unnoticed. Families can use the app to comment on posts directly, bringing them one step closer to life in the care home. This is a great motivation for our caregivers and a source of real comfort for your loved ones, who we pass the comments on to. This interaction with you is vital to our dedicated team as we continue to work to deliver first class care to each and every one of our residents.

Well-being at Park View

At Park View, we provide our residents with an excellent range of themed events. This Includes

  • Tea parties
  • Coffee mornings
  • Reminiscence afternoons
  • Craft sessions
  • Live music
  • Day trips

All our activities are designed to help each resident feel at home while meeting their cognitive, sensory, social and emotional needs.

At Park View, we believe that outstanding care is a given. However, where we make a difference is to combine this with the 2 important areas of an exceptional dining experience and importantly an engaging and motivating well-being program.

Previously this was called ‘activities’ however we believe that well-being encompasses a 24/7 program of engaging residents in their interests and supporting them to live their lives to the full.  Activities were about ‘doing’ something, but we believe well-being is about living, being engaged and feeling motivated and encouraged to get up in the morning to enjoy the day.  Our personalised programs provide a range of engaging themes both at the home and importantly out in the community.

Park View Care Home Location

You can find us by Chantry Park, which is just a short journey out from the Ipswich Centre.
A Historic Country town and tourist hot spot, we provide our residents with regular trips into Ipswich to make the most of the bustling centre and beautiful marina.
Being so close to Ipswich our home is easy to access by train via the Great Eastern Railway Line and by car using the A14 and A12 roads.