Dementia Care in Sheffield

The Porterbrook Care Home is a luxury, purpose built care home situated in a quiet residential area within the very heart of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Our care home offers accommodation for 44 residents with its beautiful en-suite bedrooms. We are proud to provide Residential Care and Dementia Care as well as Respite Care.

All care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and our residential home has many all-inclusive facilities that are available for residents at any time to support their overall wellbeing. Just a few of the on-site amenities include a hairdressing salon & treatment room, a library, a cinema room as well as fine dining.

What is Dementia Care?

Dementia is a condition that affects older people in a number of ways. It commonly affects a person’s cognitive thinking including memory, communication, and mood. As the condition develops over time, it becomes difficult to do daily tasks like they once used to, therefore help and assistance will be required. Many people will care for their loved one living with Dementia at home, but often it gets to a point where their care needs become too demanding, therefore the next best option will be finding professional care in a dementia care home. Those with the condition can continue to live to the fullest with the right care and support provided by a team of care professionals.

 

Resident Looking at Framed image
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Providing Specialist Dementia Care in Sheffield

We are one of the few care homes that provide specialist Dementia Care. At our dementia care home in Sheffield, our carers have received the most up-to-date training and has many years experience in providing specialist care to residents with dementia. Our team of compassionate individuals understands that no two people living with the condition are the same, therefore every resident has their own unique dementia care plan created in order to receive a level of care that is best suited for them.

Our staff regularly talk with residents and their loved ones to ensure that we get to know our residents to the best of our ability, which in turn will allow us to provide the best dementia care possible. The daily activities available have been carefully thought out to allow all residents, including those with dementia to be engaged and stimulated. If a resident requires a different type of care later down the line, such as nursing care, we can reassess an individual’s care needs to decipher if nursing care is the next best alternative. If this is the case, we will explore the nursing care options available elsewhere. 

Resident with a Tamberine
Residnent and Loved one

Life at The Porterbrook Care Home

Our dedicated Activities Coordinators create a diversified activities programme every week for our residents, which are all included in our weekly fees. There is always something to spark residents’ interest at The Porterbrook Care Home, and we strive to create a warm and loving atmosphere so that everyone can truly feel they belong here.

The activity sessions available to residents include arts & crafts, baking, sing-a-longs, and entertainment from local performers, and we often extend invites to friends and families to join is with us too. Our Activities Coordinators ensure that the activities and events available to residents meet a majority of interests and will happily welcome new suggestions.

Resident Brenda in Car
Cinema Room

Getting Out and About in Sheffield

The Porterbrook Care Home is ideally located within Sheffield and not too far from the city centre. Residents can spend time with those closest to them such as their son, daughter, husband or wife, grandchildren, other residents, or friends, venturing into the local community doing whatever suits them. Whether it’s visits to local garden centres year-round, attending appointments or browsing the shops, we provide a chauffeur driven car service that residents are welcome to use at any time, allowing them to get to a location with ease.

Fantastic attractions in Sheffield that are popular with residents include Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Kelham Island Museum, Peak District National Park, and Graves Art Gallery. Whether residents enjoy being surrounded by nature or are interested in learning, there are so many great places to visit within Sheffield.

Sheffield Botanical Gardens near The Porterbrook Care Home
A landscaped garden

We Offer Our Support

Deciding if a loved one is ready to move to a residential care home can often be a difficult decision as it’s important to find the right home that offers a quality care service suitable for a person’s needs. If home care is no longer a suitable care approach, the team at The Porterbrook Care Home is available to provide expert advice and support. We will sit with prospective residents and their families to establish an appropriate care method at our Sheffield care home as a step up from home care. Our expert care services are highlighted in our reviews on the leading care home review website:

“Mum moved into The Porterbrook last September after her dementia made it difficult to live independently. Here we are 6 months on and we are delighted with her care. She has put back on the previously lost weight and is still bright, cheerful, and engaged which is primarily down to the staff and setting”. – Son of resident at The Porterbrook.

Our goal is to improve every resident’s quality of life by enabling them to live an enriching lifestyle where they can pursue their hobbies, and spend time with like-minded people, while the care provided is given within a safe, welcoming environment. The Porterbrook is proud to be regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)which is an independent regulator that inspects, assesses, and provides a CQC overall rating for all health and social care within the England care sector. This helps to ensure nursing homes, residential care homes, and dementia care homes in Sheffield meet a high standard of care and provide peace of mind for new residents and their family members.

Contact Us

The Porterbrook Care Home
63 Tapton Crescent Road
Crosspool
Sheffield
S10 5DB

0114 266 0808manager@theporterbrookcare.comBook a TourDownload a Brochure

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