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Revamped Rooms a Success at Park House, Bulwell

The spacious rooms at Park House needed a bit of design input to show them off to their best advantage, I think you'll like what you see...............;

The subtle turquoise room is so restful.......

Vibrant purple is popular ..

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Rooms are spacious, light and airy, with modern easy to use ensuite facilities

Scope to personalise the individual rooms

Different rooms to suit different tastes, all carefully laid out for residents comfort.

 

Park House, a place called home to its 70 residents, with bags of care thrown in .............

Posted on 03 Jul 2018
Birthday Buffet, Singalong and Sangria for Jacqueline's Special 'Do' at Park House Bulwell

Jacqueline involved everyone in her birthday celebrations and dressed up for this special occasion,  in which residents and staff gave their full participation .....

Jacqueline looks the part and the ladies love it.......

Jacqueline bought the party 'nibbles' , the buffet adorned with tropical plants! and fabulous cakes from daughter Latia's Champion Cup Cakes.

Giant Pass the Parcel proved to be a hit as Joyce wonders just where to start on it! There seemed to be a present for everyone though....

Yes a gift for everyone, Joan is looking pleased with hers. This was some wrapping up job.

 

 

Sweet Caroline, Maybe its because I'm a Londoner, My Old Man said Follow the Van and Strolling Along - some of the good old  songs, along with maraccas, tambourine and drum, gave everyone a chance to join in.

Carer Kelly and Jacqueline, real party 'goers' - they sang, clapped, danced, entertained and lifted the atmosphere.

The party atmosphere was good for everyone and helped lift the spirits. Park House was also decorated ready for the start of the world cup - i hope they were up to watching the England Victory - What an exciting day.

Park House lends itself to dancing and Jacqueline leads the way for the ladies as they conga around the building,

 

Bryan looks on amused at the Conga, before having a Sangria or Snowball?

 

A shared tea ends the days party activities, ready for the evenings game.

Good decorations and a good Birthday Party ...... a bit of a specialisation at Park House - along with their exceptional care and super activities.

Park House - home to the residents and full of care ..........

 

 

Posted on 20 Jun 2018
Party at Park - Update for Jacqueline's Birthday - Monday 18th June

Jacqueline has been busy arranging lots of parties recently....now it is her turn! .................& its going to be fun on Monday;

To share her birthday with the residents, Jacqueline has encouraged many at Park House to help with preparations for her party and asking residents what they would like to eat and drink.

June 18th

Sangria, Spanish Dress 

& sounds of the 60's special CD, all go hand in hand to get the party going .......

 

Traditional games are planned; giant pass the parcel, the 

Okey - cokey and Snowball cocktails all aid the reminiscing process.

 

Champion Cupcakes are supplying cake and fondant. 

Preparations are underway for the World Cup Party, as Jacqueline starts on the next big party of the summer.

Whilst decorating the rooms and playing the England World Cup favourites residents start to join-in and reminisce about previous World Cups over the years.

 

 

 

 

 

Posted on 14 Jun 2018
Welcome Visitors from local Eastwood Schools bring Fun and Flowers to Alexandra House, Eastwood

Who can resist these special little visitors to Alexandra House, from local Schools, Brookhill Leys and Priory ................

Our residents appreciated their company, sharing; planting, birthday cake and flowers, plus the humour and excitement of youth.

 

#elderlyactivities with children from our local Eastwood schools: Priory and Brookhill Leys, go from strength to strength. Flower sharing and planting cement the bonds between old and young .

Glennis above shares her birthday cakes and Nora enjoys arranging flowers below.


Posted on 13 Jun 2018
Party Time at Park House, Bulwell

 We do like to throw a party ............... 

Following the recent visit by the Mayor of Nottingham for Jim's 100th, then the Royal Wedding, we now have preparations for Jacquelines Birthday Party, next week.

 

100 years old for Jim at Park House means a big party and a visit from the @LordMayorNottm the residents always enjoy a party and a special visit, Jim opens special post with Jacqueline and the Mayor @NottinghamPost @LordMayorNottm @BBCNottingham

Residents always enjoy a local celebrity visit..... & a chance for a party..

Royal Wedding fever hit at park house, with another reason to party...

Lots of preparations are afoot for our well being expert and activity coordinator, Jacqueline and the residents are pleased to be involved in organising a party for her.

Cocktails and Champion Cupcakes are being formulated for 

June 18th.

Park House, a placed called home for 70 residents, with comfort and fun;

Posted on 11 Jun 2018
Appreciative Thanks to Staff at Alexandra House, Eastwood

It is great for our staff to receive heartfelt thanks from relatives, it is really appreciated, along with a little something too; Care Home Manager Caroline Carraher and her staff are thrilled and wanted to share these words with you;

Alex House is a place called home for our residents, with daily activities and wonderful caring staff.

Posted on 24 May 2018
Royal Wedding Preparations at Park House, Bulwell

Preparations get underway wiith the usual creative flair from Well-being Coordinator Jacqueline;

If you werent enthused about the forthcoming event, you soon will be if you visit Park House, where Jacqueline's enthusiasm is contagious.

Donated lace helps create the bridal gown with a special wedding arch and royal images. 

A royal wedding certainly creates talking points, but at Park House the focus is on stimulation and creativity, with making shortbread, crowns and decorating these.

 

Special tea will be served with the red, white and blue shortbreads and the best china of course.

Decorations and pictures adorn the windows, Residents have flags to wave as the wedding unfolds.

 

Posted on 18 May 2018
Activities Galore, at Park House, Bulwell

Our  new activities coordinator - Jaqueline at Park House, is proving to be a delight for both residents, relatives and staff. 

Jacqueline is so creative and well organised and the schedule for the next few months, looks so exciting, it is worth becoming resident at Park House! With a focus on mental and physical stimulation some of the forthcoming activities will help do just that;

Alphabet floor game - with monthly themes

Touch Smell, touch - tell, reminiscence

Guess What - Best of Six

Remember whats on the tray

Guess whats in the box

Summer Fayre planning - stalls, music, food,

Different Cultures, music and food

Whats for sale on the property market

 

 

The schedule is based on residents choice and residents say what they prefer to do for activities, creativity and relaxing. 

We are very good at doing tea and getting the china out! Always a discussion point.

Last Month a special occasion was the National Care Home Open Day  Which for Park House meant a Street Party and old fashioned tea, with the best china. Featuring Songs with Colours in; residents and staff thought of song titles with colours in eg yellow submarine, white cliffs of Dover etc Jaqueline's daughter created a CD which provided stimulus for the 'sing a long' in addition to entertainment from singer Graham.

 

 

Coming up;

Royal Wedding - Display window at Park House, mannequin with wedding dress, decorated with donated lace. Lady residents will make tiaras and gents, crowns. Already residents have created their red, white and blue flags.

Jims - 100th Birthday in May, Old Time Event with a Visit from the Mayor

Jacquelines Birthday Party - June

With Disco, colourful cocktails and special cup cakes from Latitia Renshaw's Cake Business

Summer Fayre - August 11th - old fashioned seaside theme with windbreaks, punch and Judy, magic tricks, balloon modelling - games to win water or wine

Alladins Cave shopping stall.

Activities to raise money for the Sensory Garden - already started with the solar fountain, just outside the patio doors.

 

So much going on......

 

Pictured, Park House Care Home Manager, Michelle Stevenson.

 

Posted on 09 May 2018
Deserved Thanks for Park House Staff, Bulwell

It's really good to know that our staff are greatly appreciated for their thoughtfulness, by relatives. It is difficult to quantify, but great to know that we are doing some good, so I am sharing this with you; Well done to the hard working caring team, at Park House.

 

Posted on 25 Apr 2018
Goodbye to Lisa At Belle Vue Lodge

We wish Lisa Crewe all the 'best' and a big thank you for her years of service as Manager at the Eastgate Care 59 bed, Dementia Care Home in Mapperley.

Lisa received many testimonials of thanks from relatives grateful for the care given at the home.

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Lisa participated in many of the events .......................

pictured the popular barn dance ...........

 

Posted on 09 Apr 2018

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