Glan-yr-Afon Nursing Home is registered to provide care to thirty-nine residents, welcoming long-term residential needs, as well as respite and palliative care, and also running a day care service to help local home carers.
The home is well-situated for Blackwood amenities, as well as outings to many scenic South Wales locations and with much to enjoy within the accommodation itself.
All regulatory requirements are treated seriously by carers, who aim for an efficient service that is both friendly and versatile.
Group: Comfort Care Homes
Person in charge: Arlene Testa (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Caerphilly County Borough Council (click for contact details)
Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , 39 residents
Registered Care Categories*: Old Age • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment
Specialist Care Categories: Down Syndrome • Hearing Impairment
Admission Information: Private and Social Services. Ages 65+.
Languages Spoken by Staff (other than English): Welsh
Single Rooms: 39
Rooms with ensuite WC: 5
Weekly Charges Guide: Personal Care Single £600 – £700 Nursing Care Single from £600
Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Day Care • Respite Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room
Latest Care & Social Services Inspectorate* Report on Glan-yr-Afon : click here
* Care & Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Wales.
Recommendation Score: 8.2 (8.151)
The user 'Recommendation Score' (8.2 for Glan-yr-Afon) is calculated using a combination of the average of all ratings on user Recommendations submitted in the last 2 years, and the total number of user recommendations submitted in relation to the number of beds at the care home. The maximum Recommendation Score is 10. To see more about the carehome.co.uk user recommendations please click here.
Submitted by Sonia Phillips (Daughter of Resident/Service User) on Friday 6 March 2015. Review relates to January 2015.
Can't thank the staff enough for making my dad as comfortable and pain free as possible. Showing him compassion,care and dignity. And for making us feel welcome,nothing was too much trouble. Thankyou from the bottom of my heart,it's good to know that there are people who genuinely care and obviously love what they do x
How likely would you be to recommend Glan-yr-Afon? Extremely likely
Overall Standard: Excellent
Care / Support: Excellent
Treated with Dignity: Excellent
Food & Drink: Excellent
Safety / Security: Excellent
Value for Money: Excellent
There are currently no Care Home Idol entrants who have performed at Glan-yr-Afon