Welcome to Park Lane Care Home
You'll find Park Lane in Knypersley, Staffordshire. Here we provide excellent nursing care to meet a range of individual needs - including dementia and end-of-life care, as well as respite for carers. Everyone in our dedicated team works hard to make sure each person living here is comfortable and well looked after.
Ours is a large, specially converted home set in a peaceful location. We have several lounges, including a bright, airy space overlooking the gardens.
In keeping with the house's character, there's a variety of warm, comfortable bedrooms. We love residents to bring their own furniture to make these spaces more familiar and homely.
Life at Park Lane Care Home
Our activities coordinator organises a programme of both group and one-to-one hobbies and entertainment.
Many residents find the one-to-one time with staff particularly calming and rewarding. All activities are completely optional - there's no pressure to join in.
Meals are freshly prepared by our in-house chef, and cater for all dietary and cultural needs. Our food is always high quality, and menus provide plenty of choice every mealtime.
Professionally I had a 25yr long involvement with residential care homes before retiring from a very senior position in a large and busy Social Services Dept. As a result I visited and inspected hundreds of homes in great detail. I can say that Park Lane would rate very highly on my list of best homes. So far it has proved excellent in many ways in my view. The Management team and the care staff are top class, appearing to be well trained caring and concerned individuals who perform their work diligently with pride and enthusiasm. The Homes support staff also come highly recommended with all of the above qualities. All staff go more than the proverbial 'extra mile.'
Well Done Park Lane.
Types of care
This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing,...
People living with dementia have different needs, so either a residential or nursing care home...
Park Lane Care Home also offers specialist help for adults and young people with different needs,...
Facilities & services
Making care special is at the heart of Park Lane Care Home in Stoke-on-Trent. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.
- Quiet lounge
- Landscaped gardens
- Summer house
- Sensory gardens
24 Apr 2017
As delayed transfers of care remain at record highs, how can we reduce unnecessary hospital stays for older people? That was the key question at an HSJ event held in association with Four Seasons Health Care.
The roundtable heard that the healthcare system often finds reasons not to deal with care home residents and looked at the success of an innovative collaboration between the NHS and care homes in Belfast.
With a collaborative approach between care homes and the NHS, older people are able to leave hospital and receive expert care, whilst assessing whether their long term future would be in their current home or a local care home. “The idea is that it would provide short term rehabilitation in conjunction with the two trusts in that area. The joint partnerships with the trusts I’ve worked with have just been amazing, and that’s what makes it work”, explained Janice Brown, Four Seasons’ regional manager for the Belfast and Newtownabbey area.
In addition to the improvements from a collaborative solution, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust reported that the joint partnership approach of providing a bed in a care home reduced their yearly cost by more than half.
You can read further thoughts and insights from the HSJ Roundtable, in association with Four Seasons Health Care, at HSJ Roundtable Guides
21 Apr 2017
Seven Four Seasons Care Homes from across the UK have been awarded ‘Top 20 Recommended Homes’ awards by Carehome.co.uk.
The prestigious award highlight the most recommended care homes in each region of the UK and are based on thousands of reviews and recommendations received from residents, family and friends.
The 7 homes who received the awards are:
- Elm Bank Care Home in Hexham
- Wansbeck Care Home in Choppington
- Botham Hall Care Home in Huddersfield
- Balmoral View Care Centre in Belfast
- Clandeboye Care Home in Bangor
- Hawthorn House Care Home in Belfast
- Longfield Care Home in Eglinton
Charlotte Oppong-Agyare, Sales and Marketing Director of Four Seasons Health Care said: “I’m delighted that seven of our homes have received this award in their regions. To be named one of the ‘Top 20 Recommended Homes’ is a fantastic achievement, and goes to show the feedback we are collecting through our Quality of Life programme is being mirrored with the reviews residents and family members are giving on carehome.co.uk.
Visit Carehome.co.uk to read the reviews on all Four Seasons Care Homes.
5 Apr 2017
On any given day, 2500 hospital beds are occupied by patients for whom treatment has finished but are often too frail to return home. When they do, it can often lead to a breakdown in the individual’s care and a return to hospital.
This leads to, what is termed ‘bed blocking’, where beds are occupied by people medically fit for discharge and the hospital is unable to free beds for those requiring urgent treatment.
Working alongside local authorities and care commissioning groups, Four Seasons has successfully trialled ‘rehabilitation homes’ offering step-down care for elderly people ready to leave hospital but not yet ready to return home.
In addition to caring for the needs of the elderly person, carers are able to observe the person sufficiently to provide an effective assessment of their individual care needs and re-build their confidence as they return to their community.
Paul Hayes, Commissioning and Commercial Operations Director for Four Seasons Health Care, said: “In an ideal world care homes would be a hub in their local community that would provide the care and support individuals need. This can range from short-term solutions like step down care and intermediate care, where someone is with us for as little as 6 weeks, to a longer term solution where we address their care needs on a more permanent basis.”
Step down care philosophy is helping embed an effective and pragmatic approach to care within the Health and Social Care System and feedback has been positive.
One lady who, after spending three weeks in hospital following a fall, resided at a Four Seasons Care Home in Cricklewood had the following to say: “Coming to the home was a nice simple change, but it made a big difference. Obviously everyone is different, but coming to a care home you have the opportunity to get up and socialise with the people in there, as opposed to just sitting in bed all day. I enjoyed my time at the home, especially as I was never on my own.” Whilst this lady was in the care home, the provisions were being put into place to ensure she had all the support she needed at home.
Another lady, who used a similar service in a Four Seasons Home, enthused: “It’ puts you on your feet and gives you back your confidence.
The story of our rehabilitation homes was recently featured on Radio 4. You can listen to the full article, including resident stories and interviews, at www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ksc5p
Should you wish to learn more about our approach to step-down care visit www.fshc.co.uk/safedischargebeds/
Contact our care home
If you'd like to arrange a visit to Park Lane Care Home in Stoke-on-Trent, or talk to us about our care options, please call, email, or fill in the contact form.
Care home manager: Neil Fell
St David's Way, Knypersley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST8 7BG