Bluebell Park Care Home

Royal Glen Park,

Off Rowallan Way,

Chellaston,

Derbyshire,

DE73 5XE

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Care enquiries 01332 425 696
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Bluebell Park Care Home in Derby

Bluebell Park is an elderly care home in Derby and first opened its doors in October 2010. Our nursing home is purpose-built and specifically designed to deliver first class quality residential and nursing care for older people. Featuring 64 en-suite rooms furnished to an exceptional standard, our Memory Lane Community is dedicated to providing stimulation and excellent care to those living with dementia, in a homely yet secure environment.

With individual care plans based on the needs of our residents, we treat each one as an individual. Learning about life stories and then undertaking reminiscence work with them is as important to us as it is for the people that live with us - this valuable work helps us to connect with our residents on a personal level and enhance the overall care package that we offer to them. Memory boxes are a key feature on our resident’s doors and we encourage families and residents to fill these with personal memorabilia, which are used to great effect to help each person reminisce. With features such as sensory gardens with low risk walkways and lifestyle kitchens we are here to enable people to engage in life's everyday tasks and pleasures. Essential to our homely feel is the enhanced relationship of trust we build with family and friends as well as with our residents.

Visiting us is essential to help you with visualising the experience of living with us here at Bluebell Park. So why not arrange a visit today or call in and share a cup of tea or coffee with us and see for yourself just how we may be able to meet your needs - whether now or in the future?

Types of care

Bluebell Park provides person-centred care for older people within our purpose-built home. We are able to provide care for those living with dementia on our Memory Lane community, as well as providing residential care to older people on Bramble Way and nursing care on Woodland View. We understand that individuality needs to be recognised, and so care needs are based on personal assessments completed prior to admission then updated on a monthly basis. We believe in maintaining independence where possible and encourage residents and their families to be involved in care planning and decision making.

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Nursing Care

Residential Care

Dementia Care

Respite / Short Stay

Facilities

  • Sky TV
  • En-suite rooms
  • Step-free access
  • Hairdressing salon

On-site

  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Flexible mealtimes
  • Laundry
  • Landscaped gardens

Accessibility

  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training

Accommodation

  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
  • Nurse call system

Our Team

The dedicated and experienced team are passionate about providing quality care to each individual living at the home.

Rachel Smith

General Manager

My name is Rachel and I am the General Manager here at Bluebell Park. Welcome to our website!

I am a qualified nurse with over 25 years of experience in the care sector. I love working at Bluebell Park and really enjoy getting to know the team, residents and loved ones. I am devoted to making a positive difference to peoples' lives and ensuring that those we support at the home can live as comfortably as possible.

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Prathap Paulson Junjuri

Deputy Manager

I started working at Bluebell in September 2017 and I believe that it was one of the best decisions I've ever made for my career. Bluebell is a lovely place – a home away from home – and I strive to make sure it feels like that for others too.

I qualified as a nurse in 2011 in India and moved to the UK in 2016. In my life, I have always aimed higher and we are striving to see Bluebell receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the CQC for the exceptional work the staff do every day. I’m passionate about ensuring that we maintain the high standards we set ourselves.

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Sarah Smedley

Administrator

Sarah has been the administrator at Bluebell since September 2012, and has worked in accounts since leaving school. She really enjoys working at Bluebell and has found everyone friendly and helpful since she joined.

In her spare time she enjoys walking, birdwatching and following Derby County football club. She enjoys doing all of this with her 8 year old son Billy.

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Juna Jose

Head of Woodland View

I completed my nursing training in 2006, in India. I moved to England in 2010 and started my career in 2011 with Bluebell Park. I recently became Head of Unit in July 2015 and it was the best decision I have made.

In my spare time, I and my son like to go adventuring around Derbyshire; our favourite adventure is Strawberry picking.

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Esondol Khurelee

Activities Coordinator

Hi, my name is Es, and I started working at Bluebell Park in 2016. I started out as a Hostess and thoroughly enjoyed interacting with residents, and I learnt a lot.

When a vacancy on the activities team became available, I applied and was very happy to be accepted.

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Anna Smith

Carer

I started working at Bluebell Park in 2016 as a full time Carer, and I have always enjoyed my role. I then applied for the role of Activities Coordinator, and was overjoyed to get the job.

I still work as a Carer and enjoy interacting and sharing wonderful experiences with residents on a daily basis.

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Jonathan Trout

Musical Therapist

Before getting into music therapy, I was a violinist and conductor. Through this career, I had experienced the enormous enrichment that music provides and the idea of working in music therapy had been bubbling in me for some time. However, it was a conversation in a pub which finally spurred me to do it; I was talking to a violinist who plays in an orchestra I conduct. She is a music therapist and asked if I would like to spend a day with her as an assistant. I did this and it is true to say it was a life changing experience. I came straight home, got on the internet and tracked down a course with Nordoff Robbins.

I graduated with my Master's degree in 2013 and have been working at Bluebell Park ever since. It wasn’t my first time at the home though, as I spent my placement year working here!

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Jordan Marriott

Gardener

Hi, my name is Jordan and I have been at Bluebell Park since November 2017, and I have always loved gardening.

In 2013, I completed a horticulture course and obtained NVQ Levels 1 and 2. I plan to make the gardens at Bluebell Park a place for residents and loved ones to relax, whilst enjoying my hobby and extending my knowledge of horticulture.

I feel lucky to have the opportunity to work in such a quality garden and it is great to do what I love as a job.

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Trisha Byrne

Head of Housekeeping

I joined Bluebell Park in 2011 and began working as a domestic assistant contracted to 20 hours per week. I progressed to Head of Housekeeping in 2016. I enjoy my job immensely but when I'm not at work I enjoy spending time with my family, socialising and going to the gym.

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Clare Cunningham

Senior Carer

I have been working here at Bluebell Park since 2014. No two days are the same here and I enjoy the challenge of working with the residents and their families. Here at Bluebell there is a very homely, friendly atmosphere.

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Kerry-Anne Doyle

Senior Care Assistant

My name is Kerry, I have worked with Barchester for 5 years. A year ago I became a Senior Care Assistant. I really enjoy my work, developing relationships with residents is the best part of my job.

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Gary Wye

Head of Maintenance

On leaving school in the 80's, I started work as an apprentice shoemaker which I did for 10 years. I then went on to train as a plumber which I have done for the past 20 years. I have recently moved into a 200 year old cottage which I am renovating myself. In my spare time which I don't have a lot of, I like to be outdoors walking, cycling, fishing, shooting and even the odd beer garden.

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Angela Reittie

Head Chef

I started my career in 1984 as a trainee chef and I still love to cook!

I have been at Bluebell Park since the opening in October 2010; I started as the second chef. Then became the Head Chef in June 2015 and love it!  We all provide a high quality catering and dining experience to all our residents and vistors. Our menu is a four week menu, where we use fresh products daily.

In my spare time I am kept very busy with my 3 children and Husband but when I get a minute to myself I enjoy reading.

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Life at Bluebell Park Care Home

Our home is designed so that each person we care for feels completely supported in every aspect of their lives. First and foremost, the care and services we provide are delivered by trained professionals who are dedicated to looking after the health of each resident. Our activities programme is tailored around particular interests and our facilities are designed to enhance the lives of everyone living at the home. We also offer tasty and nutritious food that is prepared by a skilled team of chefs.

Food & Nutrition

Food and nutrition

Our fantastic catering team are always on hand to prepare tasty and nutritious food with fresh, seasonal produce that is cooked to the highest of standards.

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Activities & events

Activities

Our varied activities programme reflects the dedication of our skilled staff, who bring a certain uniqueness to the home, which can’t be found anywhere else.

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Care & Facilties

Care and facilities

Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that serve to enhance the lives of those we support.

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What people say about us

Bluebell Park Care Home

CQC Overall rating

Good

02 June 2018

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