Chase Park supports adults of all ages, abilities and disabilities. The purpose is to promote service users well-being and to work with them ensuring their best interests are respected while assisting adults that require long term nursing needs as well as those moving back into independent living after a period of rehabilitation.
We aim to promote the independence, inclusion and well-being of people with support needs. w do this by working with individuals, their families, and partner agencies to deliver innovative, high quality services that meet the individual’s needs and aspirations in a person-centred way.
Chase Park works closely with Walkergate Park hospital. This service is provided to service users who can and will benefit from sessions with our on-site Occupational & Physiotherapists.
Our Two Suites
Chase Park is a 60 bed home split across two suites: Chase Park Nursing Suite & Chase park Rehabilitation Suite.
Our Nursing suite is designed and well equipped, with a pleasant and comfortable environment for service users who require long term nursing care.
Our Rehabilitation Suite is designed specifically for service users to help assist with skills in preparation for independent living for when they move back out into the community.
"To the staff at chase park, thank you so much for looking after our aunt. We know how much she thought of you all and she really could not have been better cared for. Everyone has been so kind to her over the last four years. "
T.M. and G.M.
Gordon is a 33 year old gentleman from Gateshead. Gordon loves spending time with his son who is now 4 years old. Prior to his brain injury Gordon was fully active and enjoyed working out in the local gym.
Gordon was admitted to the RVI in Newcastle in August 2016, following a medication issue, which required him to have a tracheostomy tube inserted. An MRI scan diagnosed a brain injury. Following hospital treatment, Gordon was admitted to Chase Park in April 2017 for further rehabilitation.
On admission to Chase Park, Gordon required the use of a wheelchair and needed the assistance of 2 members of staff for his mobility and transfer needs. He also required assistance with his meals and had considerable communication difficulties, especially in relation to his cognitive ability and eyesight. Gordon also required the assistance of 2 members of staff to assist with all aspects of his personal care.
Gordon received therapeutic input from Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Neuropsychology, Short-term goals including being able to walk a distance of 5 metres, with assistance of 2 staff, being supported to promote independence in his personal care and to engage in therapeutic work to improve Gordon’s communication and social awareness skills.
With the regular intervention form the Chase park team and other supporting agencies, Gordon has achieved remarkable progress. He is now able to attend community based projects, such as walking football and attends a gym again, as well as and interest in carpentry.
Gordon is now able to walk without requiring assistance and can manage all of his personal care independently. He is also able to hold appropriate conversation with staff, other residents and visitors and is able to make informed choices about his care and well-being.
Gordon has been supported to apply for a property within Gateshead that will allow him to live independently, with support available when required. Chase Park staff and other supporting agencies are working closely together in preparing Gordon for the transition to his own home.
“I couldn’t have done it without Chase Park staff, they’ve been mint!”