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Construction of new services at Mynydd Mawr

posted Sep 17, 2018, 2:48 AM by Fieldbay Limited   [ updated Sep 17, 2018, 6:49 AM ]

Construction of new, nursing and residential, services at the former Mynydd Mawr hospital is well underway.  Work began in April of this year, and when completed, next May, will add another 49 beds on to the Cwm Gwendraeth site

There will be 6 buildings on site:

  • Building 1, Taf, this will consist of a hydrotherapy pool, training room, bar and lounge area for events, offices and a gymnasium.
  • Building 2, Sawdde, this is an 8 bedroom single storey building.
  • Building 3, Cothi, this is a 16 bedroom single storey building.
  • Building 4, Amman, this is an 8 bedroom single storey building.
  • Building 5, Twrch, this is an 8 bedroom single storey building.
  • Building 6, Cennen, this is a 9 bedroom two storey building which is the old office block of the previous Mynydd Mawr Hospital.

All buildings will have an independent kitchen, laundry, office facility and a range of meeting rooms, quiet rooms, lounge and dining rooms. Every building has a bathroom and bedroom for bariatric users.  All have an independent garden in addition to a communal garden in the centre of the site. There will be a one way road around the perimeter of the site for ease of drop off for visitors, deliveries, refuse collection, etc. The main car park will be where the blue rectangles are on the right hand side of the image. 

Aldo, our Training Manager, completes the London Marathon and raises 1k for the Welsh Air Ambulance

posted Apr 25, 2018, 4:51 AM by Keith Jones

Hello everyone!
First, thank you all for the support. I've been struck by the sheer depth and breadth of support for my marathon. Genuinely now I wouldn't have finished without knowing you were on the course, tracking me, watching tv, or wondering how it was going. 🤧There were times toward the end where the heat and pain would have finished me, but I didn't let it because of you all!!!
Also thank you for the totally amazing levels of donations for my chosen charity the Welsh air ambulance- I'm on my way to raising close to £1000 for this worthy cause. Again, without that I would not have finished.
The run itself was tough. I'm not a road runner! The weather was also hot!! The first half was ok, the second my feet started to hurt in a way I hadn't prepared for- under my small toes!! The pain just kept getting worse and worse. My pace slowed badly and I saw the pacer for my wanted time jog past and there was nothing I could do!

Adele Bristow, Learner of the Year

posted Mar 19, 2018, 3:54 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Sep 17, 2018, 6:52 AM by Fieldbay Limited ]

We are very proud that our Head Chef and Group Kitchen Auditor, Adele Bristow has won the prestigious 'Learner of the Year' award for Management in the QSA apprenticeship awards 2018.

These awards took place on Wednesday 14th March and celebrate excellence and achievement of apprentices who have worked with QSA for the previous academic year.

QSA included this lovely write up about Adele in their awards brochure.

'Adele started as Head Chef on a Level 2 apprenticeship and progressed swiftly through to complete the Institute of Leadership and Management Level 4 programme. Now an Area Manager, Adele epitomises what learning and development can do for people- she has shown that with hard work and determination you can achieve no matter what difficult challenges you may face and is a real shining example'

Congratulations Adele!

A short movie introducing North Lodge

posted Mar 1, 2018, 3:29 AM by Keith Jones

Leadership at Fieldbay

posted Nov 24, 2017, 6:12 AM by Keith Jones

Staff talk about leadership

Fieldbay is growing and bringing jobs to Swansea and the surrounding area

posted Sep 19, 2017, 1:44 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 2:50 AM ]

Rylo Limited is the holding company of Fieldbay is listed in the top 100 companies with a Swansea postcode.  

Wales online

Fieldbay is now a member of the Huntington's Disease Association

posted Sep 11, 2017, 4:52 AM by Keith Jones

We have always provided support for people with complex mental health and physical needs, including people who have Huntington's and similar neurological conditions.  

Huntington's disease is an inherited condition that damages certain nerve cells in the brain.

This brain damage gets progressively worse over time and can affect movement, cognition (perception, awareness, thinking, judgement) and behaviour. In recognition that special skill is needed in supporting this group we have arranged training for our staff in collaboration with the Huntington's Disease Association, and now include this topic as part of our induction for all staff.

BRAIN research is coming to Fieldbay

posted Aug 11, 2017, 8:32 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Aug 11, 2017, 8:35 AM ]

The BRAIN unit in Cardiff aims to develop innovative therapies for neurological and neurodegenerative diseases through collaboration.  We have invited two of the team from the BRAIN research unit in Cardiff to visit us on 15th September at 11am.  They will be holding a coffee morning in Tan yr Allt lodge which is open to everyone.  Please come along to find out more about research into neurological conditions and how to participate.

Fieldbay helps University of Wales win a commendation

posted Apr 25, 2017, 2:14 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Apr 25, 2017, 2:18 AM ]

Discussions held between Fieldbay and the University of Wales resulted in the development of a Post Graduate Diploma in Leadership that is benefiting 118 learners and 53 different employers in Wales. 

 The qualification was designed to meet Fieldbay’s need for developing existing staff and underpins our learning and development strategy. This safeguards the organisation’s ethos and culture from dilution and enables us to appoint from within rather than recruit to senior positions externally.

The Project has also acted as a catalyst for stimulating the learners’ enthusiasm for lifelong learning and the importance of embedding robust personal development plans in the workplace.

The project has resulted in Fieldbay being recognised with the ‘Excellence in Learning and Development’ award, by the regional CIPD team and the University of Wales being highly commended at this year’s Universities Association of Lifelong Learning conference.

Cwm Gwendraeth

posted Apr 3, 2017, 2:41 AM by Keith Jones   [ updated Apr 10, 2017, 5:33 AM ]

Cwm Gwendraeth our new 60 bed Care Home has opened in Carmarthenshire.  
Cwm Gwendraeth

The Service is managed by Avril Pickett, an experienced manager who is also a registered general and psychiatric nurse. 

Our Registration Category allows us to care for persons aged 18-64 years and above with:

  • an acquired brain injury
  • dementia / mental infirmity 
  • a learning disability with a primary diagnosis of acquired brain injury and/or dementia / mental infirmity 
  •  a mental illness (functional) with a primary diagnosis of acquired brain injury and/or dementia / mental infirmity 

All of which can require residential or nursing care.

We currently have vacancies for people who are CHC funded or jointly funded.

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