Our team at
Sunningdale Court

Trusted to care in Hull


Meet our friendly care team

The team at our Hull care home are experienced and skilled in caring for older people. Above all, they're passionate about delivering personalised care and about supporting your loved one to maintain their independence for as long as possible. You can find out more about us on these pages.

Linda Portlock

Home Manager

Linda Portlock

Initially I was drawn to care for practical reasons because it offered some flexibility around my child care commitments, but as I've moved up through the ranks this has become a real vocation and I was very happy to become manager of Sunningdale Court in July 2010.

It is a privilege and a great responsibility to care for a person at any stage of their life and I’m conscious of the fact that families want their relatives to enjoy the best environment possible, so that’s exactly what we aim to provide here. Everything we do is about providing a safe setting for residents, one in which families are welcome, residents feel comfortable and can enjoy life in any way they like.

Our team here has worked hard to create a really friendly atmosphere. We build strong relationships with all residents, to find out about their personalities, life stories and how they like to spend their time. This allows us to accommodate people’s wishes, whether that’s taking part in activities, relaxing in the lounge or enjoying our garden.

We always have something going on and our activities coordinator comes up with lots of interesting new events which keep people entertained. One of the best was a Chinese themed evening – a great day for all staff and residents – and we also had a fantastic Summer Fair, which has definitely been the highlight of the year so far.

I’m proud of what we’ve achieved here already, but we’re always coming up with new ideas to make Sunningdale Court better, such as bringing in new carpets and soft furnishings throughout the home. We are also developing an exceptional palliative care service and I see it as crucial that we give people the best possible quality of life no matter what challenges they face.

Our experienced teams

Every day Care UK colleagues live our values of passionate, caring and teamwork to empower residents to enjoy fulfilling lives.


Our hardworking teams always keep residents and their families at the heart of the care they provide. We work with you to shape the care your loved one receives, the food they’re served, the activities and experiences they want to do – even the ways they prefer to keep in touch with their friends and family. 


The nurses at Care UK are highly skilled and receive sector-leading training, which enables them to keep developing expertise in different clinical fields from dementia to palliative care.


Our dedicated lifestyle teams work hard to organise a range of activities and events at our home. From gardening and baking to quizzes, music sessions and even live entertainment. Above all, we get to know your loved one to make sure our activities are tailored to suit their interests and hobbies.

Home support roles

From catering to maintenance, housekeeping to administration, our home support teams play a crucial part in ensuring residents enjoy an exceptional and safe service every day.

All our teams get to know residents to ensure they provide a service that’s designed around their unique needs and tastes. 

Infection control

Each of our homes have a trained Infection Control and Prevention Champion – they are responsible for carrying out daily infection control audit and ensuring cleaning protocols are meticulously applied.