Welcome to Bargoed Care Home
We are very proud of our homely and welcoming atmosphere at Bargoed Care Home in Mid Glamorgan.
Residents can pursue their hobbies in a number of communal and quiet lounges. These are perfect for relaxing and socialising and are great places to invite friends and families when they visit.
At Bargoed Care Home, residents are considered part of the family. We put their health and happiness at the heart of everything we do, and our dedicated team of nurses and carers actively encourage residents to take part in all decisions - contributing to everything from the way their rooms look to the therapies they receive.
Life at Bargoed Care Home
Our activities programme is tailored to residents' preferences, and we have a full and varied calendar. Professional entertainers visit regularly and there is always something going on, from quizzes to musical events.
We schedule regular trips to local places of interest, such as the library, park and museum, and we invite friends and family to join in at our special meal nights.
This establishment is extremely well run with exemplary care given by all of the staff. The manager, Mrs Yvonne Marsh has been superb in her consideration of not only my mother but my family and me. All complaints have been dealt with swiftly and fairly and always with an amicable solution. Christmas 2013 saw my whole family invited to Christmas dinner with Mum who is unable now to leave her room. A buffet was provided for meat eaters and vegetarians and with mum there it was a memory to cherish. The atmosphere in the care home is always warm and friendly. It is a pleasure to visit a real 'home from home'.
The care home manager Mrs Yvonne Marsh, has a professional attitude toward running the home, through commitment to all residents, their families and the care home staff. Everyone involved gives the best of care to our mother, so we are confident she is comfortable and settled.
This is a personal care home. Residents are cared for personally and know by their carers. It's very clean friendly and caring. Staff are always keen to help and support. There is a calm atmosphere and all residents seem very happy.
My nan has been there for five years now and it's thanks to their care that she will be 100 years old on Saturday. Yvonne and the team have assured this is a very special occasion for her and us.
Thanks from the whole family to Yvonne and her Team
The care home are always helpful, understanding, caring and do a variety of activities for the residents. The staff treat the residents withy dignity.
My aunt is now in her eighth year at Bargoed Care Home. When she entered Bargoed Care Home she was in very poor health and her outlook was poor. Eight years she is physically much improved and she is still in residence and in her 99th year! She has dementia and is totally dependent on others for her day-to-day care and wellbeing. The staff are amazing - they treat my aunt with the very greatest respect and dignity. They always go the extra mile. When we visit we are always greeted in the most friendly way and however busy they are they always find time to discuss my aunt and generally make us welcome. Yvonne, the Manager, has turned the Home around. Her office door is always open and nothing is to much for her. This attitude filters down through every member of staff. The care is excellent, the home is clean and very well-run. I could not recommend the home more highly.
Types of care
This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing,...
Someone may need nursing care if they have a certain physical condition or difficulties. This...
Respite care, or short-stay care, means someone can stay at Bargoed Care Home whether they...
Bargoed Care Home also offers specialist help for adults and young people with different needs,...
End of life / palliative care
It's vital that everyone gets the right care and support at this important and sensitive time....
Facilities & services
Making care special is at the heart of Bargoed Care Home in Bargoed. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.
- All single rooms
- On site hairdressing
- Quiet lounge
- TV lounge
- Landscaped gardens
6 Jan 2017
Residents from 8 Four Seasons care homes in Northumberland revived the traditional tea dance when they got together for a social afternoon on Wednesday 21st December 2016 at the New Delaval & Newsham Working Men’s Club. They were joined by friends, relatives and staff, and members of the local community.
As well as taking to the dance floor, guests were invited to take part in a sing-along session and bingo. There was a range of refreshments served and a chance to take part in a raffle.
Rob Heane, Regional Manager for Four Seasons in Northumberland, said, “The social afternoon is a great way for residents to get out enjoying themselves, to meet people from other Four Seasons care homes and engage with members of the wider local community. This event is a regular occurrence, and it’s great to see it go from strength to strength each time we run it. Here’s to the next one.”
The afternoon and early evening dances, with a civilised break for tea and refreshments, are coming back into vogue. Before the 1950s, tea dances were a popular way to socialise; however, they declined in the 60s as the club and disco scene emerged. They are now beginning to make a return to popularity, possibly linked to the success of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.
9 Dec 2016
Sheena Walker, a member of the Learning and Development Team in Scotland has been crowned Central Support Team Member of the Year at the first Four Season’s Care Awards.
The award Sheena has won commends her for the support she’s given to the care homes in her region, not just to her colleagues but to residents and their families through everyday tasks, making each experience special for the individual.
Sheena was up against five other colleagues in this category from different Four Season’s Care Homes.
Ben Taberner, Finance Director for Four Seasons Health Care, presented Sheena with this award said: “Central support team members are sometimes the unsung heroes of this organisation. Without their help and support, some of the functions we perform wouldn’t be possible without these guys. Sheena was a fantastic candidate for this award. She is respected, admired and very loyal, and going the extra mile is just another day in the office for her. Congratulations Sheena.”
John Kirk, Managing Director for Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man, said: “Sheena is a fantastic lady, and a great asset for us to have up here in Scotland. The support she provides her colleagues to help them progress through qualifications is second to none. I’m glad she’s been recognised in this way. She is a very worthy winner in my eyes. Congratulations Sheena!”
On receiving the award, Sheena said: “I’m very proud and humbled to have won this award. I love my job, and helping other people learn all there is to know about care so they can make a difference to the residents they look after is complete job satisfaction for me.”
10 Nov 2016
Tracey Rhodes, Resident Experience Facilitator has been crowned the Regional Specialist Services Champion for Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man in the Four Seasons Health Care Awards 2016 and is through to the national finals.
These are the 1st Four Season’s Care Awards and this Year over 700 people were nominated for awards by care home residents, colleagues and visitors. All entries have been of a very high standard making the judging process a difficult one. However, a winner had to be chosen and the nomination for Tracey demonstrated how she continues to make a difference and provide special resident experiences on a daily basis.
During the judging process for the Regional Specialist Services Champion award, the panel was looking at a number of different factors including highlighting an individual who champions the diverse range of services we provide (enduring mental health, intermediate care, end of life care etc) whilst demonstrating their dedication to, and advocacy for, the people they care for.
Tracey was nominated by a colleague. Her nomination read: “Tracey provided support to the Learning Disability Respite Unit at Bearehill Care Home. She was instrumental in developing new care plans which were more appropriate to the clients we were caring for. She based these plans on the ‘Keys to Life’ in line with regulatory expectations. She also trained the team using the new tools and devised a feedback survey which enables our clients to help us continually develop and improve the service we provide. Thank you Tracey.”
As the winner for Scotland Wales and the Isle of Man, Tracey is automatically through to the national Four Season’s Care Awards finals. She will meet a panel of judges in for the last round of judging and will then join finalists from across the UK in Birmingham for a special event to celebrate their achievements and discover if they have won a national award.
John Kirk, Managing Director for Four Seasons Health Care in Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man, said: “Tracey is a fantastic asset for my region. She is a terrific colleague who will do her upmost to support the care home teams helping them to continually develop and improve the services they provide to their clients. She is constantly up skilling herself and passing her knowledge onto the rest of the team. Well done Tracey, you’re a very worthy winner of this award.”
The Care Awards were open to employees from all Four Seasons homes across the UK and central team members to celebrate their commitment in the delivery of high-quality services to approximately 14,000 residents cared for in more than 300 locations.
The 14 categories have been created to recognise excellence in a variety of roles across the organisation ranging from ‘Carer/Support Worker of the Year’ to ‘Personal Activities Lead Champion’. We also wanted to recognise the hard the dedication and commitment from our residents, their relatives and volunteers.
Tim Hammond, CEO of Four Seasons Health Care said: “The award categories are all really important as we want to highlight the fantastic people we have working here in our organization. However, I believe it is important to acknowledge the special people who go above and beyond to help others in the community, and this is why our ‘Resident or Relative Contribution’ and ‘Volunteer of the Year’ awards are so important to us.
“I look forward to seeing all of our Regional winners at the National Finals in December.”
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Hoel Fargoed, Bargoed, CF81 8PQ