Park House, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Park House, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Park House, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Park House is a Great Yarmouth care accommodation offering en-suite facilities to twenty-five residents with elderly care needs, while respecting their individuality and personal choice.

Both long-term and temporary respite stays are available from the service, which has shown to be effective in rehabilitation techniques with the added advantage of a scenic and coastal location.

Park House has its own private gardens and car park, with staff always pleased to welcome loved ones of residents and listen to their concerns.

Group: Black Swan International Ltd

Person in charge: Carol Ridler (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Norfolk County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 25 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Old Age

Admission Information: Ages 50+.

Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Spanish; Castilian, French, Polish, Portuguese

Single Rooms: 21

Shared Rooms: 2

Rooms with ensuite WC: 23

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £550 – £750 , Personal Care Shared (per person) £450 – £500

Facilities & Services: Day Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Television point in own room

Latest CQC* Report on Park House: click here

* Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

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Current Reviews

Review Score: 9.4 (9.375)

The Review Score of 9.4 (maximum of 10) for Park House is based on 9 Review/Recommendations in the last 2 years. This Review Score of 9.375 is made up of a Quality Score of 4.755 Points (maximum of 5) relating to the rating and a Quantity Score of 4.62 Points (maximum of 5) relating to the number of positive Reviews/Recommendations.

  • The maximum Review Score for a care home / service is 10 and it is based on the published (including Restricted Publication) Reviews in the last 2 years. When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.

    The Review Score of 9.375 for Park House is based on 9 Reviews/Recommendations in the last 2 years.

  • The Review Score (maximum of 10) is made up of a Quality Score (maximum of 5) and Quantity Score (maximum of 5):

    • Quality Score: 5 Points are available for the average rating. For each review the care home / service is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The care home / service receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating. (Please note that the ratings of Very Poor and Poor have only been available since the change from Recommendations to Reviews on 7th July 2015.)

      The Quality Score (average rating) of 4.755 for Park House is calculated as follows: ( (83 Excellents x 5) + (20 Goods x 4) + (3 Satisfactorys x 3) ) ÷ 106 Ratings = 4.755

    • Quantity Score: 5 Points are available for the number of 'Positive Reviews' for a care home / service. A Positive Review is defined as:

      • Any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this care provider to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?'

      • Any Recommendation. Before the change from Recommendations to Reviews on 7th July 2015 all feedback was limited to Recommendations (ie positive comments only)

      The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

      1. 3 points for receiving the first Positive Review.

      2. 0.1 Point per Positive Review, up to a maximum score of 1 Point. (ie a care home / service requires 10 Positive Reviews to receive the maximum score of 1 point.)

      3. (Number of Positive Reviews ÷ number of registered beds) x 2, up to a maximum score of 1 Point. ie a care home / service has to receive a number of Positive Reviews equal to half of the number of registered beds to obtain the maximum score of 1 point. eg a care home / service with 40 registered beds has to receive 20 Positive Reviews to obtain the maximum score of 1 point.

        (For Adult Day Care Centres and Extra Care Housing which do not have a registered number of beds, 1) and 2) are replaced by the formula of 0.2 points per Review, up to a maximum score of 2 points. ie a listing needs 10 Reviews to receive the maximum score of 2 points

      The Quantity Score of 4.62 for Park House is calculated as follows:

      1. 9 Positive Reviews = 3

      2. 0.1 x 9 Positive Reviews = 0.900

      3. (9 Positive Reviews ÷ 25 Registered Beds) x 2 = 0.720

  • The Review Score is based on user Recommendations/Reviews submitted in the last 2 years. The maximum Review Score is 10. There are 5 Points available for the average of all ratings on users Recommendations/Reviews (Excellent 5, Good 4, Satisfactory 3, Poor 2, Very Poor 1). There are 5 Points available for the total number of positive Recommendations/Reviews submitted in relation to the number of beds at the Care Home.

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Park House is lovely clean, warm and friendly. The staff are on hand whenever needed. It's a bonus having it's own care park as parking in town is never easy.

How likely would you be to recommend Park House? Extremely Likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

They do take care of you. Fair play. They look after you as much as they can.

How likely would you be to recommend Park House? Likely

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Satisfactory

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Satisfactory

My arrival here was very sudden. I had a fall and came to Park House, I am happy here. I enjoy the food but not liver and kidney. The staff are friendly and nice and understanding.

How likely would you be to recommend Park House? Likely

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Good

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Good

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Satisfactory

Feel that there are some great carers at Park House and that many of them can't do enough for me. Very happy with the food and it tastes like it came out of a restaurant most of the time. Glad to have the support of the staff team and the new management team.

How likely would you be to recommend Park House? Extremely Likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I am very happy here, I have a lovely room which recently had a new en suite fitted.
We also have an Elvis impersonator who visits us and he is really wonderful.
The food is great and I have no complaints.

How likely would you be to recommend Park House? Extremely Likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Staff showed great warmth and kindness to my late mother and to myself. They were very hardworking but all found time to talk to residents. Staff worked as a cooperative team creating a cheerful atmosphere, a warm huddle of humanity. The food was freshly cooked and appetising. Residents are given a choice for each meal. Nursing attention was careful. The general practice next door was quick to respond when required and also monitored residents health on a regular basis. There are good communal areas and residents are encouraged to participate in group activities if they wish. The house was spotless.

How likely would you be to recommend Park House? Extremely Likely

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Leon Smith, Regional Manager at Park House responded to this review on 18 Nov 2015:

Ian, thank you for your wonderful comments.
It was fantastic getting to know you and a absolute pleasure caring for mum.
Please do visit us... Don't be a stranger.

Like being in a first class hotel.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Good

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the care home as it's first class, every aspect is excellent and would like to thank every body.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

I find this care home very good and friendly and my mum is very happy here.

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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