Arts & Crafts

Taking part in group activities while staying at The Porterbrook Care Home is a great way to meet new people while also learning new skills, especially when participating in one of our Arts & Crafts sessions. Our Activities Coordinator always ensures there is something fresh and exciting for our residents to put their hand to, from painting and drawing through to flower arranging.

Being creative has a plethora of fantastic mental and physical benefits for our residents at Beaumont Manor Care Home. Combined with the social aspect attending a group sessions offers, residents are almost certain to have fun at each of our sessions.

Psychological & Physiological Healing

Here at The Porterbrook Care Home we believe that while brains inevitably age, creative talents don’t essentially deteriorate. We truly believe that the therapy of art, in its various forms, improves the quality of life for the elderly, which is why we have dedicated Activity Coordinators who strive to produce an engaging and varied Activities Programme where all residents can flourish. Sharing art activities can also be beneficial in building relationships between residents, staff, friends, family and the wider community. Arts & Crafts Sessions go way beyond simply coloring a picture, it presents a whole host of benefits and our staff  witness the Psychological and Physiological benefits this type of group activity can have.

Ever Growing Facilities

Our ethos is to provide the highest quality of life for each and every one of our residents. 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 full. We continually encourage our residents to try new things as well as continue with their favourite activities in order to get the most out of their stay.

Inclusive & Accessible Activities

It is extremely important to us that every Activity available here at The Porterbrook Care Home can be enjoyed by all of our residents, including those living with Dementia and those with physical limitations. We encourage our residents to try new things and step a little bit outside of their comfort zone. We want all of our residents to be able to try out new activities in a safe, controlled and regulated way, which will fill them with the confidence they need to continue living fulfilled and happy lives. All sessions are designed specifically for our amazing residents, with the goal of motivating and inspiring everyone who takes part in our activities.

Arts & Crafts FAQs

We recognise that before deciding to move in with us, our residents and their families want to learn everything they can about daily life here at The Porterbrook. To make things a little easier, we have compiled our top most frequently asked questions and answers relating to arts & Crafts. Should you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

There is a great deal of variation for residents in our Arts & Crafts classes. From making paper tissue poppies to display on Remembrance Sunday, to celebrating all things Disney with drawing and colouring through to pumpkin painting during Halloween, our Activities Coordinator ensures each session is different, seasonal and will be enjoyed by all. Every one of our residents has access to a variety of creative activities and we supply all the necessary equipment.

You are free to proudly display your creation in your room or give it as a present to a loved one. Residents are also given the opportunity to display their work around the home for all residents, visitors and staff to admire.

The care home fee that you pay includes all of the activities residents participate in during their time at The Porterbrook Care Home. Art supplies are included within the care home fee.

Our Arts & Crafts workshops are held on a regular basis and last anywhere from one to three hours, depending on the activity. Every week, new schedules and activities are created, ensuring residents are motivated to join in and enjoy not only being creative but also making the most of the social aspect each session offers.

You Matter to us at The Porterbrook

Our purpose built home boasts an abundance of facilities, all offering residents with a variety of choice to make the most of their days. With fully equipped areas, both inside and out, and an exciting Activities Programme our residents are able to live each day as they wish. It’s extremely important to us that our residents think of The Porterbrook as their home. Our team is passionate about welcoming each resident to their new home, from the moment they arrive at The Porterbrook Care Home. Whether residents enjoy a good book in our library, taking in the views from our terrace balcony or making the most of the varied activities programme residents are free to enjoy their day as they wish; our ever growing facilities means no two days ever have to be the same.

Premium Care for You

Our home is built on a foundation of respect for residents’ needs and wishes as well as providing the freedom for residents to make their own choices and live their life their way. We continue to foster strong bonds between our residents, their families and our staff, which we believe is a testament to our approach to care. Our home has been carefully designed to meet both healthcare and privacy needs of our residents and our team is highly focussed on delivering the finest person-centered care, ensuring that each resident feels at home and has everything they should wish for and are free to make choices about what they love to do and want to enjoy more of.

We Welcome You to Contact Us

Our experienced Manager and her dedicated team are on hand to answer any questions and queries you have regarding our Arts & Crafts sessions at The Porterbrook Care Home and we welcome you to contact us. You are able to get in touch with us by calling 0114 266 0808 or emailing Alternatively, please complete our online Enquiry Form and we will get in touch with you.