Park House, Dorchester, Dorset
Park House, Dorchester, Dorset
Park House, Dorchester, Dorset

Park House is a Care Home in a Georgian Country House, in an attractive village setting, but near to the county town of Dorchester. Accommodation is provided in single en-suite rooms and there are two lounge areas, a dining area and an orangery for residents to enjoy.

Full 24 hour care is provided seven days a week by trained staff. Meals and refreshments are catered to a high standard having been awarded 5 stars by the Local Environmental Health Team.

Involvement in daily social activities is encouraged, including a monthly visit from a local Vicar, weekly visits from members of the village WI and weekly sing alongs with a family member and staff.

The home also has weekly visits from a hairdresser to a salon and visits from a chiropodist.

The Philosophy of care at Park House is to create a secure, relaxed, happy and homely atmosphere to live in.

Owner: Mr & Mrs S Cannie

Person in charge: Kelly Mitchell (Registered Manager)

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

Type of Service: Care Home only (Residential Care) – Privately Owned , 20 residents

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Learning Disability • Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 20

Shared Rooms: 0

Rooms with ensuite WC: 19

Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £550 – £800

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 • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • 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: 8.2 (8.200)

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Park House

Park House is a real home from home. We always get a warm welcome and Mum seems content and happy. The house is warm, clean and fresh as is Mum's cosy room. The staff are caring and patient with everyone. I can call at any time to catch up on Mum's progress and I do appreciate this. I know that Mum is in a safe and secure environment in Park House, cared for by lovely people.

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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Kelly Louise Mitchell

Job Title: Registered Manager

Joined: 2011


Kelly manages both the Care Home and Domiciliary.

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Clare Clarke

Job Title: Assistant Manager

Joined: 2011


Clare works along side Kelly managing the Care Home.

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