Awel-Y-Mor Care Centre

Brynafon Road
Gorseinon
SA4 4YF

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Tel: 01792 912729

Care Provider: Barchester Healthcare Homes Limited

Care Type Care Home
Care Category Nursing.
Availability Call for details
Overall CQC Rating Not Yet Rated
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Meet The Manager

Lynda Hamilton-Shaw is General Manager at Awel-Y-Mor Care Centre.

I started at Awel-Y-Mor in January 2013 and became General Manager in October 2015. I am responsible for the day-to-day running of the home, ensuring all staff provide excellent care to residents, and promoting a happy and friendly atmosphere in which family and friends can feel welcome and know their loved one is cared for and supported.

Lynda Hamilton-Shaw

Awel-Y-Mor Care Centre is situated in Swansea, Wales. We welcome young, physically disabled adults with complex disabilities following traumatic or acquired brain injury, spinal injury or degenerative disease. We also provide care for up to three clients with learning disabilities, 15 elderly frail clients and we have the facilities to care for bariatric clients.

We have strong links with the local GP service and clinical specialists whilst our clients are supported by a full time experienced physiotherapist based at Awel–Y-Mor.

Please click here to view our Care Inspectorate Wales report:

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Care Options We Can Provide
Support For Companionship, Personal care.
Disability Support Bed Bound, Wheel Chair Bound, Walking Frame, Physical Disability, Physically Frail, Requires Hoist .
Medication By Mouth, Injection, Suppository.
Nursing Specialisms Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis.
Minimum Age
18

Our Building and Facilities

Our unique care options are designed to offer residents an excellent, person-centred experience at our home. Staff are always happy to offer helpful advice if you’re ever unsure of anything and are trained to provide a range of different services to those we support. Our home is equipped with a number of facilities and features that ultimately serve to increase the well-being of everyone living here.

On-site

  • Access to kitchen facilities
  • Activity classes
  • Activity room
  • Day trips
  • Exercise classes
  • Flexible mealtimes
  • Internet access/wifi
  • Laundry
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Private dining
  • Quiet lounge
  • Relatives meal with residents
  • Sensory garden
  • Special dietery requirements
  • TV lounge

Accessibility

  • Disabled bathroom
  • Disabled WC/facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Disability awareness/equality training
  • Lift
  • Lifting and handling equipment
  • Step-free access
  • Wheelchair access within home
  • Mini bus or other transport
  • Extra services

    • Chiropody
    • Hair dressing salon
    • Massage
    • Newspapers/magazines
    • Physiotherapy

How Many Floors We Have
2

Who Owns Our Building
Private

Communal Rooms
Dining Rooms, TV Lounges, Sitting Rooms.

What Else Do We Provide
Chiropodist, GP, Minibus, Lift.

Our Garden
Communal Garden, Seating, Communal Patio.

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Accommodation

  • Electric profiling bed
  • En-suite toilet
  • Furnished rooms and own furniture welcomed
  • Nurse call system
  • Overnight visitor facilities
  • Pets allowed
  • Room with garden views
  • Secure access to building
  • Smoke detectors
  • Special bed
  • Thermostatic radiators
  • TV in bedroom

Type Of Room
Single Room.

Room Features
Furnished, Unfurnished.

Room Facilities
Freeview TV, Internet Access, Alarm.

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We strive to make life at Barchester care homes as stimulating and fulfilling as possible and are committed to ensuring independence, dignity and choice in every aspect of daily life.

From carers and nurses to activities co-ordinators and chefs, our compassionate staff are all trained to use a person-centred approach and spend time getting to know every individual in order to learn what they like and what is important to them.


Our Carers
Rachael Walters
Rachael Walters
Deputy Manager

Rachael has vast experience with brain injuries and complex needs. She has previously worked at Awel-Y-Mor before and has now returned as the Deputy Manager.

Nicola Rees
Nicola Rees
Head of Unit

I have been with Awel Y Mor for 6 years.  I started working here as a carer and have since completed my professional training and qualified as an RGN.  I have been fortunate to be able to continue my career progression and I am now proud to be a Head of Unit.  

Alison Williams
Alison Williams
Head of Unit

Alison returned to Awel-Y-Mor in September 2016.  She has vast experience in caring for people following brain injuries, and with complex needs. She is approachable and ensures that care is delivered to a high standard.

Rebecca Davies
Rebecca Davies
Administrator

Rebecca has worked for the company for over 10 years. She is responsible for administration & all financial aspects related to the running of the home. She is ably assisted by her team who are always on hand with a friendly welcome & offers of assistance.

Jo Thomas, Sarah Davies & Julie Parsons
Jo Thomas, Sarah Davies & Julie Parsons
Activities Coordinators

Awel-Y-Mor's activities team consists of three Activities Coordinators, each having a specialist unique role within the group, including work in the multi-sensory concept, as well as organising days out, trips to sporting events and pop concerts, and arranging themed days. Jo has been with us for over ten years, beginning her Barchester career as a Carer; and Sarah has been with us for over five years now and also started out as a Carer; and Julie joined us in 2018.

Paul John
Paul John
Head Chef

Paul John has been working at Awel-Y-Mor since 2003 and he has been Head Chef here since September 2017. He leads a team who always go above and beyond to ensure that residents get choice and the food is always of a high standard.

Dave John
Dave John
Head of Maintenance

David has worked for the home for over 25 years, mainly as the Head Chef – and is now the Head of Maintenance.

It is his job to ensure that equipment in the home is maintained to a high standard and kept in full working order.

Jo Boyes
Jo Boyes
Housekeeper

I have been with Awel Y Mor for 18 years!  My team and I work very hard to ensure that Awel y Mor maintains its high standards in laundry and cleaning.

Marlene Staddon
Marlene Staddon
Therapy Assistant

I am currently a Therapy Assistant, providing additional support to our residents.  I have been with Awel Y Mor for 13 years and started my career as a carer.

Natalie John
Natalie John
Physiotherapist

I provide physiotherapy treatment for residents at Awel-Y-Mor with the help of our therapy assistant, Marlene. We work with residents to help them achieve their goals and reach their full potential. I qualified as a physiotherapist in 2012 and gained my master's in 2017. I have worked previously in the NHS.

Jayne Satterley
Jayne Satterley
Multi Sensory Therapist

I am a qualified Laughter Yoga Therapist and also assist with Music Therapy within the home.  My role is lots of fun and it is truly rewarding to see our residents' quality of life improved through the services I provide. 

Richard Webster
Richard Webster
Operational Trainer

Richard Webster has worked as a Carer, he's been a part of the activities team, a Home Trainer, a member of the physiotherapy team and is now an Operational Trainer. He is approachable, well-liked and respected by residents and colleagues, and is able to inspire and bring out the best in people.

The Importance Of Meal Times

It is essential that the people we support have access to healthy food at all times, so our fantastic catering team are always on hand to prepare tasty and nutritious cuisine. Our food is always cooked to highest standard and with residents’ preferences always in mind. The importance of a balanced diet is never forgotten here, so we offer a varied menu that has something for everyone to enjoy.


We Serve Food At
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Dietary Options
Vegetarian, Vegan, Pureed, Diabetic.

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Menu
SAMPLE DAILY MENU.pdf SAMPLE BREAKFAST MENU.pdf SAMPLE ALTERNATIVE MENU.pdf
Activities Are So Important

Activities are an integral part of life at our care home. We want to ensure that the people we support have as much fun as possible during their time with us, so it’s important that our activities programme is created with the interests of residents in mind. Our skilled Activities Coordinators bring a certain uniqueness to the home that can’t be found anywhere else, and which is reflected in the activities they organise.


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Activities At Home
Music, Singing, Painting, Crafts, Board Games, Exercise Class, Crosswords, Word Games, Excursions, Card Games, Themed Events, Birthday Celebrations, Visiting Entertainment.

Activities Outside Our Home
Local Tourist Attractions.
Can You Bring Your Pet
Yes

Brynafon Road
Gorseinon
SA4 4YF

Not yet rated.

Transport
Car Park on-site.

Nearby Services
Shops, Restaurant.

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