April at Portobello Place
News | Events
Take a look at what we've been up to over the month of April Thank you! Alina and Tudor wanted to thank each and every staff member for the hard work and commitment they strive for every day. It can be hard sometimes working in care for many reasons, however, our staff team delivers every day with a smile. You are all amazing - Happy Easter everyone Easter Fun at Port ...
Life of a BCG Resident
"I'm sorry I couldn't speak to you I was just busy!" Many of our residents have always led busy, active lives and we don’t see why that should change when they join our community – regardless of whether they are a long-term resident or staying with us temporarily to receive respite care. With a whole range of activities on offer on both a daily and weekly basis - as w ...
Three tips on having better conversations about care
Guides to Care | News
There are few discussion subjects within a family that are as difficult to initiate as the delicate subject of care with an elderly relative. We understand how difficult this can be and the extra questions it brings up as a result. There is no substitute for speaking with a professional before embarking on this journey which can start with a simple conversation with one of our team.
Choosing a care home for someone with Dementia
Guides to Care | News
Looking after a person living with memory loss can be extremely challenging. We are here to help you and your loved one through that journey. If you are struggling with how to look after a loved one who has dementia, we can help you navigate the journey so that both you and your relative or friend, and your wider network benefit from expert advice and first-class care.
Important information on isolation and COVID testing
News | Covid updates
Our homes are still accepting new admissions but with a few extra measures to keep everyone safe. All new residents joining us are asked to take a Polymerase Chain Reaction test (PCR) Covid test prior to admission. We will be happy for a team member to visit your home to do the test, the resident will need to self-isolate at home for 3 days prior to admission. If the re ...