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Dementia Care

We are proud to offer Dementia Care at The Porterbrook Care Home, where care is entirely tailored to each resident. Our highly-skilled Dementia Care team have all undertaken professional and specialised training in dealing with all various elements and aspects of Dementia. We are committed to presenting staff with every opportunity to continue training and furthering their knowledge in this specialised field, ensuring that as a home, we provide only the best Dementia care and high-level of attention to each and every one of our residents.

Fully understanding the benefits living a fulfilled life can have on the elederly or those living with an imposing illness, our Care Teams and Activity Coordinators go above and beyond, collaborating with dementia residents and their loved ones to identify activities and therapies that are appropriate for their specific needs and help them flourish. Our home works with an open-door policy and encourages a regular open line of communication between our teams, our residents, and their loved ones.

Living with Dementia

Our approach to care is to help maintain resident’s sense of self and independence for as long as possible. Here at The Porterbrook Care Home, we recognise that no two individuals are the same and while some may only require modest assistance in managing their daily lives while living with Dementia, others may require much more support. All residents are welcomed into our home where they will experience high-levels of care and compassion. Together with family and loved ones our staff take time to get to know our residents in order to create an accurate picture of their life, in order to enhance their ongoing happiness, comfort, and well-being.

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A Wealth of Dementia Care Knowledge

Our approach to care is unique to each individual. Our focus is on ensuring that each resident feels comfortable and safe and has everything they should wish for in their new home. Our aim is always to foster independence, and our experienced team is highly focused on delivering the best person-centered care. Due to our wealth of Dementia Care knowledge and experience working with individuals who have suffered or are currently suffering with memory loss, allows our wonderful staff to provide unrivalled care in a warm and safe environment to all of our residents. When it comes to assisting individuals who are living with dementia, there is no one-size-fits-all approach; daily care is entirely tailored to each resident’s needs, as well as the desires and perspectives of their friends and family.

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You Matter to us at The Porterbrook Care Home

Our ethos is to provide the highest quality of life for each and every one of our residents. Free from the stresses of managing a household, our residents enjoy the benefits of group living with like-minded individuals. In addition to enhanced wellbeing and an active social life, residents often enjoy increased confidence and independence. With a varied activities and entertainment programme, in addition to regular outings and events, every day can be enjoyed to the fullest.

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Understanding & Managing Dementia

For both individuals living with Dementia and their loved ones and caregivers, Dementia can present a number of challenges every day, where daily tasks become difficult to accomplish. Our staff are fully trained to understand Dementia and we take pride in providing the highest levels of care and respect for every individual. With the essential help of friends, family and loved ones, our staff construct an accurate picture of residents’ lives, ensuring both medical and wellbeing care is being considered and catered for. Through daily planned activities, social and mental stimulation is improved, and frustrations and tensions linked with Dementia are eased.

Premium Care for You

Our approach to care is unique for every individual. Before you, or your loved one choose to make The Porterbrook Care Home your home, our full, confidential consultation takes into account not only the care needs but individual likes, dislikes and preferences. Our focus is on ensuring that each resident feels comfortable and safe and has everything they should wish for in their new home. Our aim is to foster independence and our experienced team is highly focused on delivering the best person-centered care.

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Top Quality Care For Every Need

We have a wide range of activities and amenities that are included in the cost of your stay at The Porterbrook Care Home. We aim to ensure that every care need is catered for and includes:

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GP Access

Residents are able to schedule and attend regular appointments with their GP, either on their own or with the assistance of a team member. Access to our chauffeur driven car means residents can make appointments as and when desired. The cost of GP visits is included within the overall care home fee.

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Vision Care

All residents have access to our optician, where visual needs are assessed and treated. This service incurs an additional fee and is discussed directly with residents and their loved ones.

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Dental Appointments

All residents have access to our experienced dentist who will look after overall oral health and treat any dental needs and/or oral disease(s). This service incurs additional fees which are discussed directly with residents and their family.

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Experience has shown that undertaking Physiotherapy comes with benefits, including improving overall strength, flexibility and coordination. In order to help our residents feel more like themselves again, physiotherapy treatments can be organised through a GP or privately.

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1-1 Support

At The Porterbrook Care Home, we offer exclusive 1-1 support to each and every one of our residents, especially those living with dementia. This support also extends to loved ones.

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Specialised Areas

Throughout the building, there are plenty of specialised areas dedicated to those of our residents who are learning to cope with the challenges that dementia presents.

Ever Growing Facilities

The Porterbrook Care Home has been designed, decorated and finished to the highest standard, with no detail left to chance. Our superb onsite facilities have been deliberately chosen to offer choice and variety, and our focus is on providing every opportunity for residents to live life to the full, their way. Whether it’s enjoying a good book in our library, taking in the views from our terrace balcony, or enjoying our varied activities programme, residents are free to enjoy every day as they wish.

We Welcome You to Contact Us

If you’d like to get in touch to find out more about our Dementia Care at The Porterbrook Care Home, we would love to hear from you. Our Manager, Sheilagh Sweeney is available to contact by phone on 0114 266 0808 or via email You can also use our online Enquiry Form to send us a message and we will be in touch. We look forward to speaking with you.