Cwmgelli Lodge

Cwmgelli Lodge, Lon Pennant, Blackwood NP12 1BR

Cwmgelli Lodge is a brand new purpose built 24 bed care home for adults (18 years plus) in Blackwood.

They offer nursing care across two communities - Daffodil and Rose Suite.

Daffodil offers support for people living with physical disability and neurological conditions such as Stroke, Huntington's and Acquired Brain Injury.

Rose offers support for people living with a dementia and other associated conditions.

The home has been purposely designed to provide a bright, positive and vibrant environment to meet the needs of younger people. Split over two floors, Cwmgelli Lodge provides spacious accommodation that hosts a range of assistive technology and facilities to enable independent living.

It is a beautiful place to live, and a positive and vibrant place to work. Cwmgelli has excellent staff to resident ratios which mean they can deliver true person centred care every day and make a real difference.

Group: Gwalia

Person in charge: Kevin Michael (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Caerphilly County Borough Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 24 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Detention Under Mental Health Act • Physical Disability • Sensory Impairment • Younger Adults

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Cancer Care • Cerebral Palsy • Down Syndrome • Epilepsy • Head/Brain Injury • Huntington's Disease • Motor Neurone Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Muscular Dystrophy • Neuropathic • Parkinson's Disease • Speech Impairment • Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus • Stroke • Visual Impairment

Admission Information: Ages 18+.

Single Rooms: 24

Rooms with ensuite WC: 24

Facilities & Services: Palliative Care • Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Separate Dementia Care Unit • Smoking not permitted • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Bar/Cafe on premises • Residents Kitchenette • Phone Point in own room/Mobile • Television point in own room • Residents Internet Access


Cwmgelli Lodge is directly behind Blackwood Ambulance Station off the A4048.


Cwmgelli Lodge have a private car park directly outside the home offering ample parking.

Latest Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales* Report on Cwmgelli Lodge: click here

* Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in Wales.


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Bed Vacancies

4 Bed Vacancies

posted 22 May 2018

4 Rooms available on Daffodil Suite - Providing nursing care for 18 - 65 year olds with a physical disability or neurological condition such as Stroke, MS, Huntingdons and Acquired Brain Injury

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Staff Profiles


Kevin Michael

Job Title: Home Manager

Joined: 2018


Things others appreciate about me:
•   Positive and cheerful outlook
•   Honesty
•   Friendly and approachable
•   Fairness
•   Sense of humour
•   I keep my promises

What is important to me at work:
•   Knowing I make a difference – being able to see that the things I do ultimately support the people who use our services to live how they want to
•   Opportunity to meet and listen to staff, volunteers, families and people who use or purchase our services
•   Opportunities to think – ‘we are only as good as the thinking we do beforehand’
•   A challenge – it keeps my mind active!
•   Delivering excellent, quality services that I can be proud of
•   Supporting people to be amazing at what they do


Vicki Powell

Job Title: Administrator


Vicki is Cwmgelli's Administrator. She if often the first person you will meet whether you call, email or pop in. Vicki is always happy to help with anything she can.


Fran Jones

Job Title: Activities Co-ordinator


Fran co-ordinates the homes efforts to ensure the people we support are given lots of opportunities for meaningful engagement and enjoyable activities.

She is often out and about supporting people in the community and she has recently started a weekly coffee morning at the home encouraging the community to come to us.


Kyle Rodgers

Job Title: Chef


Kyle is the home's chef - he leads a team of Cooks and Kitchen Assistants to provide lovely fresh food every day.

If he wasn't already busy enough he also looks after the homes maintenance and general up keep as our facilities co-ordinator.


Sharon Vick

Job Title: Housekeeper


Sharon is our Housekeeper at Cwmgelli, leading the cleaning and laundry service.

There is a lot that goes on behind the scenes to keep a care home fresh and clean. Sharon is the person who co-ordinates all this and makes sure the home always looks at its best.


Bethan Hughes

Job Title: Clinical Lead - Daffodil


Beth is responsible for looking after the residents and staff on the Daffodil suite. Beth is an skilled Nurse with lots of experience in providing Nursing care.


Angela Stewart

Job Title: Clinical Lead - Rose


Angela is responsible for looking after the residents and staff on the Rose suite. Angela is an skilled Nurse with lots of experience in providing Nursing care.

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