Pen-Y-Bont Court Nursing Home,
Ewenny CF35 5AW
Pen-Y-Bont Court Nursing Home is a 43-bed care home which is registered with CIW and various Local Health Boards and Social Services.
Our Registration Category allows us to care for:
- Persons aged 18 years and above with an acquired brain injury requiring nursing care
- Persons aged 18 and above with dementia / mental infirmity requiring nursing care
- Persons aged 18 and above with a learning disability who have a primary diagnosis of acquired brain injury and/or dementia / mental infirmity requiring nursing care
- Persons aged 18 years and above with a mental illness (functional) who have a primary diagnosis of acquired brain injury and/or dementia / mental infirmity requiring nursing care
Pen-Y-Bont Court provides 43 single en-suite bedrooms that are fully furnished, as stated in each individual Service User’s contract. Service Users are encouraged to bring their own items of personal belongings for their rooms, subject to the items complying with fire and safety regulations. There are spacious living, recreational and dining areas for relaxing, activities and entertainment. We also provide additional quiet living space, and outdoor areas, which include raised flower beds, a vegetable plot, sensory garden along with ample seating areas.
The Service is managed by Linda Waterston, an experienced Registered General Nurse.
Our staffing team consists of Registered Mental Health Nurses, Learning Disability Nurses, General Nurses and experienced QCF 2 & 3 qualified Care Staff. Additionally, we employ full time qualified Occupational Therapists and activities staff and a Consultant Psychologist who inputs into the care of all our Service Users on a sessional basis.
The home has an excellent working relationship with visiting professionals, including the local Consultant Psychiatrist and the MDT members, dentist, optician, chiropodist, tissue viability nurses, palliative care teams, speech therapist, dieticians and other professionals.
In delivering the service, we also have the benefit of:
- Driver / Carer
- Qualified chefs and supporting kitchen staff
- Domestic staff
- Maintenance staff
- Human Resources staff
We have additional training facilities in Swansea and have a continual rolling rota for staff training. This includes induction training for all new staff and annual refresher training for all other staff. Training is ongoing and includes all mandatory training, such as fire training, health and safety, customer care training and effective management of complaints, 7 session dementia care training package including person-centred care, fundamentals of care with dignity, neuro-rehab training by qualified O/T, communication and assertion skills, hand washing and food hygiene, infection control, basic first aid including CPR, SoVA, Company Policies and Procedures including equality and diversity, DoLS and MCA awareness, O/T, and importance of daily activities for stimulation by O/T staff. There is additional training on manual handling and de-escalation/and management of acting out individuals via the Positive Behaviour Support training package. These specialised training packages are delivered by our own in-house trainers.
We also actively train and supervise staff ‘on-the-job’ which we feel enhances the initial and refresher training and is an invaluable way to train all our staff.