Welcome to South Park Care Home
Here in historic York, our South Park Care Home is a delightful place to live, whether residents are in need of long-term palliative care or short-term respite care on our dementia unit.
We are especially trained in caring for those living with dementia. Our unique approach is based on understanding dementia form the resident’s perspective, enabling us to deliver Special Resident Experiences and consistently good care everywhere.
Our newly refurbished care home features lovely, bright living areas and lounges which are very well furnished - perfect for spending the afternoon playing board games or reading a book.
We also have our own bar for residents and their families, with afternoon quizzes and music. Or residents can enjoy our newly landscaped gardens with fruit and colourful plants.
At South Park Care Home, residents are considered part of the family. We put their health and happiness at the heart of everything we do, and our dedicated team of nurses and carers actively encourage residents to take part in all decisions - contributing to everything from the way their rooms look to the therapies they receive.
Life at South Park Care Home
We plan a programme of activities based on residents' wishes. These include in-house crafts, baking, games, visiting entertainers and one-to-one sessions.
Regular outings include trips to local shops, community events and restaurants/pubs for meals, and we encourage families to visit as often as they wish and get involved with parties and social gatherings.
The local priest visits on a regular basis, and other visiting clergy can be arranged according to personal preferences.
Mam has got to get used to it, as it is a big change, as used to do a full house of family and funny about what she eats. But you can talk to all staff and they will go out of their way to help you. They just have to know her way and they are all good with her. Cant get any more help off the staff as they are all good with what you ask.
Types of care
People living with dementia have different needs, so either a residential or nursing care home...
Someone may need nursing care if they have a certain physical condition or difficulties. This...
Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at South Park Care Home whether they...
Facilities & services
Making care special is at the heart of South Park Care Home in York. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.
- All single rooms
- On site hairdressing
- Landscaped gardens
16 Nov 2017
Four Seasons Health Care were finalists in nine categories at this year’s LaingBuisson Awards, and at the awards ceremony on Wednesday 15th November, the organisation was awarded with a well-deserved award.
The LaingBuisson Awards recognise and celebrate industry excellence and innovative services in the public, private and third sectors.
Four Seasons Health Care scooped the award in the ‘Nursing Practice’ category in recognition of the innovative approach to the advancement of nursing knowledge and nursing education within the care home sector.
Our Care Home Nursing Journal (CNJ) along with our individual Nursing Twitter channel (@FSHCNurses) won plaudits with the judges for being totally unique within the care sector.
Furthermore, there was a recognition of the achievements of the front-line nurses who have written articles, presented at conferences, won scholarships and been finalists at numerous nursing awards in the past 12 months. Again, these achievements are unique within the care sector.
Joanne Strain, Head of Nursing, said: “This is a terrific result for Four Seasons Health Care and real recognition of our growing influence amongst care home nurses in the UK. This is only the start of our journey and I want to dedicate this award to all our tremendous nurses across the FSHC family”.
Carol Cousins, Northern Ireland Managing Director, also commented on the award success. She said: “This award is recognition for inspirational nurse leaders in creating the first clinical nursing journal in the independent care home sector – well done to all involved”.
While CNJ editorial board member, and Clinical Lead Nurse of Cameron House Care Home in Bury, Craig Priestley stated: “I’m so proud we won – the CNJ is one of the best learning resources we have for Four Seasons Nurses. It has shaped and improved nursing practice and helped to improve quality of life – well done to all involved in its production!”
If you’d like to take a look at the award winning journal, it’s available on the Four Seasons website in the publications area.
3 Nov 2017
Residents at South Park Care Home in York have enjoyed some time in the kitchen this week baking some delicious tarts whilst enjoying some fruity smoothies.
Joanne Fisher, Home Manager, said: “It’s important for the residents to be able to do day to day activities that they would usually do if they were living independently in their own homes. Baking is just one of these activities that help promote independence and well-being. The tarts were beautiful, and only crumbs were left on the plate.”
10 Oct 2017
Residents at South Park Care Home in York welcomed two furry friends to their fur-ever home last week.
The two newest residents are a rabbit and guinea pig for the residents to look after.
Joanne Fisher, Home Manager, said: “We regular have animals and other creatures that visit the home as part of Pet Therapy, which goes down a real treat with the residents. However, we thought it was time to get our very own South Park pets. Many of our residents used to have pets before they came to us, and this is a nice way for them to have them whilst they live here. Everyone have made our little fur babies very welcome in their first few days here.”