Welcome to Valley View Care Home
Welcome to Valley View Care Home, in Dan-Y-Coed, near Cefn Hengoed, Mid-Glamorgan. We provide an exceptional level of care to a wide range of people, as we understand each resident's needs and put their comfort first in everything we do.
Ideal for wheelchair users and those with mobility issues, Valley View has been purpose-built, all on one level. Residents, friends and relatives can easily navigate our corridors and get outside into the fresh air, whenever they like.
Providing a breathtaking backdrop to our lovely home are the spectacular Welsh valleys, views of which can be enjoyed from most of our rooms. Our friendly staff and large choice of communal areas make Valley View a unique, relaxed living space.
Our nursing staff are available 24 hours a day. So, whether a resident needs high dependency specialist support or general assistance with everyday living, we can provide tailored care to suit.
The local GP surgery provides excellent care for residents too, which is a great comfort when residents have moved away from their family doctor. We also enjoy a close relationship with our local community, which residents can easily access by bus.
Life at Valley View Care Home
Residents are welcome to continue their hobbies and interests in any of our communal areas. We also have a packed activity programme throughout the year, which includes visits by entertainers, and quizzes and musical events.
There are regular day trips to local places of interest, including the library, park and the museum, and we regularly invite relatives and friends to join us for a special evening meal.
As part of our commitment to the UK National Dementia Strategy, we arrange group activities as well as one-to-one sessions which residents living with dementia find particularly rewarding.
Every meal time, we have a choice of highly nutritious food freshly prepared in our kitchen. We cater for all dietary and cultural needs and, depending how each resident feels on any particular day, they can choose to join us in our lovely dining room or enjoy meals in their room.
We welcome friends and family to join us for meals or afternoon tea any time.
I feel at home when I visit my mother and feel confident that she is being well looked after, I wouldn't want her to be anywhere else.
The manager will always spend time taking to you and will help you with any problems you have. I would recommend the home to anyone
Excellent communications on progress and condition. The staff are very friendly and my mum is content.
I can walk in to the Home and feel comfortable. Everybody is always so friendly. It just feels like going to my mums house and I don't worry about going home.
The food is very good and if there is nothing on the menu I like an alternative is always offered. There are snacks and drinks available whenever I want one.
I am always informed of any changes to my mothers care or condition. Its gives me great peace of mind to know she is well cared for
The number and variety of activities provided by the home is excellent.
I don't know how to thank you all enough for the wonderful way in which you cared for my Dad. You made him feel special and loved. You made him happy.
Types of care
This is for those who may need some help with daily activities such as eating, washing,...
People living with dementia have different needs, so either a residential or nursing care home...
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 Valley View Care Home whether...
Facilities & services
Making care special is at the heart of Valley View Care Home in Cefn Hengoed. Our philosophy starts with getting to know each person as an individual and understanding what they need.
- Quiet lounge
- TV lounge
11 Dec 2017
Four Seasons Health Care picked up three accolades on Tuesday 5th December 2017 at the Training Journal (TJ) Awards. Winning three categories meant that Four Seasons Health Care led the way, as they were the only organisation to win in multiple categories.
Who were the winners?
The Dementia Care Framework won the ‘Best Change Management Programme’, which is a fantastic achievement and further highlights the positive impact this is having on the lives of people living in Four Seasons homes with dementia.
The Judges commented: “We recognise Four Health Care work in the field of dementia care as innovative and thorough in its approach, being both effective and transformative. It had a bold vision that was well executed in a challenging environment.”
The Care Home Nursing Journal (CNJ), Four Seasons’ very own internal publication to develop nurse knowledge and share best practice won its category of ‘Best Organisational Development Programme'.
The Judges commented: “The design of this intervention, which on the surface appears very simple, completely meets the needs of the organisation and has had significant impact. A particular strength was that Four Seasons Health Care decided to make these resources freely available to anyone, making the impact even greater and is improving healthcare outcomes in care homes everywhere.”
Finally, Louise Morris the Care Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAP) Lead won the main award of the night and was crowned the ‘Learning and Development Professional of the Year’.
The Judges stated: “Louise has had a transformational impact, not only on the learning and development of staff at Four Seasons Health Care, but also on the well-being of residents. Through a review of an existing programme, Louise drove design and improvement which has had significant benefits through improved care, staff practice and confidence and commitment to their work and professional development.”
Congratulations to everyone on this fantastic achievement!
27 Apr 2017
Residents from Valley View Care Home in Cefn Hengoed got a bit competitive as they pitted their Easter bonnet designs against each other to see who could win the biggest Easter egg.
Rebecca Kenchington, Home Manager, said: “Everyone had lots of fun creating the Easter bonnets. There were lots of different accessories to add to them, which definitely reflected each resident’s character. It fell to me to pick the winner which was a really challenging decision as I thought they were all fantastic! After the bonnet event, everyone settled down with a chocolate egg and cup of tea.”
6 Mar 2017
We’ll be launching the 2017 Four Seasons Care Awards in the summer. In the meantime, we thought it would be nice to catch up with some of the winners of last year’s awards, to see what it’s been like since they’ve gone back to the floor.
This week we’ll be focusing on Sheena Walker, a member of the Learning and Development Team in Scotland who won the Central Support Team Member accolade.
Sheena is definitely a force to be reckoned with in Scotland, and her passion for helping others develop in their health care career is something to be admired. That’s why when she won the Central Support Team Member of the Year award she was surprised and over whelmed.
“It was a little bit intimidating receiving so much recognition,” explains Sheena. “It is nice to be recognised, but for me it’s not a job. I am very passionate about nursing. I was a nurse myself for a long time. I want to nurture and grow this passion in others who embark on their own nursing journey.”
Since winning the award Sheena has been continuing to support and develop Four Seasons colleagues in Scotland as they complete their Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQ).
Sheena is a very humble lady. John Kirk, Managing Director for Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man had this to say about her. “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.”
Contact our care home
If you'd like to arrange a visit to Valley View Care Home in Cefn Hengoed, or talk to us about our care options, please call, email, or fill in the contact form.
Care home manager: Rebecca Kenchington
Dan-Y-Coed, Cefn Hengoed, CF82 7LP