Call us on: 0114 266 0808

Porterbrook News

Posts 1 to 27 of 27.  Subscribe to Porterbrook News feed

Staff profile: Head Housekeeper, Laura Liversidge

Laura has worked as Housekeeper at The Porterbrook since it opened in 2016, and now leads a team of five dedicated and professional domestic/laundry staff.
Read more

Brenda's Reminiscence Road Trip

Brenda arrived at The Porterbrook earlier this year to recuperate following surgery with some respite care. Read more

Be on the look-out for our flyer…

Neighbours in our local community should keep their eye out this week for an informative leaflet coming through the door – telling you all about what you can expect from life at The Porterbrook Care Home. Read more

Introducing our Home Manager Sheilagh Sweeney!

We are thrilled to introduce you to our Home Manager Sheilagh Sweeney. Read more

Our Chef “braves the shave” and raises over £700 for local cancer charity

We’re delighted to say a massive congratulations to one of our Chefs, Tina Carrick, who shaved her head in a bid to raise hundreds of pounds for Weston Park Cancer Charity. Read more

The show must go on!

We have been finding new ways of keeping our residents entertained throughout the Coronavirus outbreak and we thought we would share it with you! Read more

Celebrating Elf Day to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society

Porterbrook Staff dressed as elves to raise funds for charity. Read more

It will be homely this Christmas at Porterbrook

Our residents will be treated to a range of activities and events this Christmas! Read more

Bollywood comes to The Porterbrook

We had a taste of India recently when a Bollywood dancer came in to entertain our residents. Read more

Arts & Crafts

Our residents got their paint brushes out recently at a specially-organised arts and crafts day, culminating in a wonderful display of works. Read more

Seaside Trip

Our residents had fun 'beside the seaside' recently on a trip to the seaside town of Cleethorpes. Read more

Our Royal Wedding

Our residents got into the spirit of the Royal wedding last weekend. Read more

Green Fingers

Our residents are getting 'green fingers' at their new gardening club. Read more

Creepy Crawlies

Our residents got up close and personal with some exotic visitors recently. Read more

Open Day Success

Our residents were in fits of laughter at our open day... Read more

Open Day 21st November 2017

Join us at our open day on the 21st November 2017 between 10am-4pm Read more

2017 Activities

We've had a busy time here at The Porterbrook! Read more

Cupcake & Care Day

To celebrate National Care Home Open Day and in association with The Alzheimers Society, we invite you to join us for Cupcakes and Care! Read more


We are very pleased to announce that a leading care home website has name our home in their Top 20 Recommended Care Homes in Yorkshire and The Humber for 2017. Read more

Doors Open Days: April 2017

We're hosting a number of Open Days this month, taking place from 10am - 4pm on Thursday 27th, Friday 28th and Saturday 29th April.
Read more

Easter at The Porterbrook

We were delighted to welcome visitors, residents and members of the community to The Porterbrook last weekend for our Easter Cream Tea and Children’s Easter Egg Hunt. The day was a resounding success with over 100 cups of teas and many cakes consumed! Read more

Easter Family Fun at The Porterbrook

We're delighted to open our doors to the local community for an Easter Family Day, with Cream Tea and Children's Easter Egg Hunt, on Saturday 15th April from 1pm - 5pm. Read more

Audrey Is Our Number One!

When Audrey Denton needed residential care she came with her son Chris to visit The Porterbook and liked the place so much that Audrey became our first resident! Read more

Supporting Our Local Hospital During Winter Pressures

We are helping our local hospital to beat the effects of winter pressures by making 10 of our 44 beds available to Northern General Hospital in Herries Road. Read more

Festive Lunch & Celebrations

We are delighted to host a free festive lunchwith all the trimmings along with some fantastic entertainment to our retired friends and neighbours, some of whom may be alone this Christmas. Read more


Find out about the wonderful facilities we have at The Porterbrook. Read more