Social care for older people

Personal support and care services are central to our business. With a strong focus on person-centred care, we want to place people at the heart of everything we do. We respecting individuality and recognise that everyone has their own needs and preferences. We take time to get to know our residents and tailor our services to them.

Academic and research partnerships in the field of working with older people and people with dementia is important to our development as an organisation. It helps us to continually improve our services and develop high quality services. 

Arwelfa - Residential Care Home

ArwelfaAddress: Eastern Avenue, Croeserw, Cymmer, Port Talbot, SA13 3PB
01639 850461
Manager: Marie Hanson

Arwelfa is near Maesteg in the picturesque Upper Afan Valley, just seven miles from Port Talbot. The accommodation provides 30 single bedrooms, 2 of which are used for respite care. The home has 5 spacious lounges. In addition to the main dining room, there is a smaller dining room where short term guests can take their meals, or family and friends can enjoy a meal with a relative. The home is equipped with a 24hr call bell system.

More information about our new build project in Croeserw...

Caewern - Respite Care Home

CaewernAddress: Dwr Y Felin Road, Neath, SA10 7RH
01639 636115
Manager: Christine Read

Caewern House is an attractive country house set in its own extensive well-maintained grounds, situated in a quiet location approximately one mile from Neath town centre. There are 24 single bedrooms and 3 bedrooms with twin beds. The twin rooms are used for couples, or if friends request to share, otherwise they revert to single occupancy. We offer planned respite care for 20 people per week, which can vary in duration from one to three weeks. A flexi bed service is also offered for people to use for an overnight stay, or a stay of up to six nights. An emergency respite service is not offered.  There is also ground floor self-contained accommodation for 4 people with dementia.

More information about our new build project in Dwr y Felin Road, Neath...

Dan y Bryn - Residential Care Home

Dan y BrynAddress: 84 Brecon Road, Pontardawe, SA8 4PD
01792 869729
Manager: Tracey Bennett

Dan y Bryn is set in pleasant landscaped surroundings, situated on the outskirts of Pontardawe in Ynysmeudwy. Dan y Bryn has a spacious lounge with a licensed bar, coffee bar and tuck shop which are open to residents and their visitors. The lounge opens up onto the patio area which is ideal for our indoor/outdoor garden parties and strawberry teas that are often held in the summer.  Dan y Bryn has 5 clusters each with 8 single bedrooms with en-suite facilities, a lounge, kitchenette and assisted bathroom. Two of these clusters are specialist units, one is specifically for people with dementia and another caters for people with physical and sensory disabilities.

Gorffwysfa - Residential Care Home

GorffwysfaAddress: 1A Llys Gwynfryn, Bryncoch, Neath, SA10 7UB
01639 643125
Manager: Deb Nichols

Gorffwysfa is a two storey building set in its own well maintained grounds, and is situated in a quiet location on the edge of Bryncoch, approximately four miles from Neath Town Centre. There are seventeen single rooms and one double room. Gorffwysfa has four lounges, the main lounge leads onto the garden where there are a number of seats for those who enjoy being outdoors.

More information about Plas Bryn Rhosyn, our new build project in Dwr y Felin Road, Neath which will replace Gorffwysfa in July 2015

Gwalia Mynydd Mawr - Residential, Nursing & Respite

Gwalia Mynydd MawrAddress: Llannon Road, Upper Tumble, Carmarthenshire
Care Services Support Team on 01554 779050.

Gwalia Mynydd Mawr opened in March 2013. It is a 65 bed residential, nursing and respite care home situated in Tumble, Carmarthenshire. Mynydd Mawr offers several types of stay; from long term stays for those who require nursing care, to rehabilitation treatment for short periods to respite care. Mynydd Mawr is divided up into five clusters of thirteen bedrooms; all bedrooms have ensuite facilities and flat screen television and telephone point. Each cluster has a homely lounge and dining room. There is also an additional lounge and roof terrace with stunning countryside views. Two courtyard gardens provide seating areas and safe outdoor spaces.

More information about our state of the art residential, nursing and respite care home in Tumble...

Hafod - Residential Care Home

HafodAddress: Wenham Place, Neath SA11 3AH
01639 634291
Manager: Christine Marshall

Hafod is a purpose built residential care home within walking distance of Neath town centre. Hafod has 37 single bedrooms divided over 5 clusters, each cluster has its own kitchen, lounge, bathroom and toilet. One of the clusters caters specifically for people with dementia. Hafod has several social rooms including a lounge with licensed bar, hairdressing salon, quiet seating area and private meeting room.

More information about Plas Bryn Rhosyn, our new build project in Dwr y Felin Road, Neath which will replace Hafod in July 2015

Llys y Seren - Residential Care Home

Llys y SerenAddress: Llys y Seren, Moor Road, Baglan, SA12 7BJ

Phone: 01639 825 080
Manager: Karen Rogers

Llys y Seren ("Place of the Stars") in Baglan, Port Talbot, is the first of four new care homes to be built for the ‘Improving Residential Care’ programme. Llys y Seren is a 60 bed residential care home with a dementia friendy design comprising 6 suites, each with 10 ensuite bedrooms, a communal lounge and kitchen facilities set around a courtyard garden.

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More information about our new build project in Moor Road, Baglan...

Trem y Glyn - Residential Care Home

Trem y GlynAddress: Rear Park Avenue, Glynneath, SA11 5DW
01639 720786
Manager: Lynda Hobbs

Trem-y-Glyn is situated in the centre of Glynneath town in the quiet park area, with access to nearby shops, cafes, public houses and the public library. The building is a purpose built single storey residential home with a separate bungalow. There are 27 single rooms in the main building and 3 rooms in the self-contained bungalow. There are three main lounges and three dining rooms, a visitor’s room and a hairdressing salon.

More information about our new build project in Glynneath...

Social care contacts

For all Hywel Dda enquiries, contact 0800 012 1080.

For all ABMU enquiries, contact Morag Firth on 0800 012 1080.

Contact us for more information

The best way to see what a Gwalia Care Home can offer you is to pay us a visit. We're happy to show you around and answer any questions you may have.

If you would like more information about one of our residential or nursing homes, contact our enquiries team on 01554 779050, email or you can use our contact form.