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Plas Bryn

Pentrebane Road, Pentrebane, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3RW. Extra care housing

Linc-Cymru Housing Association

Managed by: Linc-Cymru Housing Association

Email your enquiry or 029 2047 3767


Manager's description

“Plas Bryn Extra Care is situated in the Fairwater area of Cardiff and enjoys stunning views over the city and out towards the Vale of Glamorgan. Our Extra Care model allows frail older people to live independently in their own self-contained apartment, with access to a home care service peranently based on site. The rent and service charge include the provision of a midday meal seven days a week.

For further information about Plas Bbryn or the services we offer to older people please contact Sheena Yellen, Service Manager, on 029 2047 4046, or email sheena.yellen@linc-cymru.co.uk”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 40 flats. Built in 2008. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • lift, lounge, dining room, laundry, guest facilities, garden, activities room
  • Regular social activities
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 15/10/2014. Update info


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Availability

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Residents’ views

Not available - The residents have not taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS).


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Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People AwardsEAC Housing for Older People Award - Retirement housingEAC Housing for Older People Award - Housing with care

  • Plas Bryn is a lovely welcoming place to work and live. Everyone is happy and approachable; there's always someone to help or chat with. All staff are 1 big team; nothing is too much trouble. Not to mention the brilliant location for shops etc. All around a good scheme. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • I am a visiting contractor. Plas Bryn is always a friendly place to come that is well managed with professional staff. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I enjoy working at this scheme because it is like a family. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • I am working at this scheme to give support to the care staff during transaction with change of care providers. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • I work at this scheme as MRS support worker. I see the difference living here makes to a person's life, and how families benefit with the extra support. This scheme stops isolation. Everyone is part of a big family. The location is ideal for local amenities and has regular bus routes. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • I am the service manager and have been for the past 4 years. I love working here and it is evident that'extra care' models work and give tenants and excellent quality of life, with the care and support that they need whilst maintaining their independence. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • I visit my sister who lives there, and I think it is a lovely place to live. It's always clean, very friendly, and the people all live as one big happy family. It's the place I would choose to live in, if ever I need to. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • My aunt lives in this home and I visit her periodically for different things. I am impressed by all the care & all the interesting things that go on to help all the clients to lead an interesting life. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • Since my mum and stepdad moved into Plas Bryn, it has changed their life completely, all thanks to Shena, Karen and Emma and the rest of the staff. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I have a lovely flat overlooking the playing fields at the back. Our cafeteria is very good and we get to socialise over lunch every day. The tenants and I are happy here. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Better life for my mum. Help at hand 24/7, clean, friendly and well run. Karen is Sheena's backbone. When Sheena is busy in the office, Karen is there to help tenants. She interacts with them and helps them do things they are unable to do. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • Clean, modern and very good care. Keep the good work up with my grumpy mum :-) Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I feel lucky to be living here. We have a lovely manageress, Sheena. Support worker Karen is lovely. We have a great cooked meal every day. All our workforce are second to none. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I like living here as everything is accessible and I can socialise. I don't feel lonely & like the activities on site. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Because I can be independent which is very important to me. But there is help at hand when needed. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Because I can have a sleep in the afternoon without being disturbed; and it is safe. Made by a resident in 2017

  • the company of friends and neighbours Made by a resident in 2017

  • It makes life seem safer to live in a place like this, especially when or if you become ill. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel very safe and secure. There is always company. Staff are around to help if needed. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Living at Plas Bryn I feel safe. The staff are friendly and always willing to help. I would recommend it to all over 60s. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I like the company & food. Staff are very helpful & friendly; nothing is too much trouble. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Friendly, comfortable, close to family, always someone around if you need help. Food lovely. Building clean. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I love living here as I can be as independent as I want. There is staff around if I need assistance. Sheena & Karen are the best ever! Made by a resident in 2017

  • I like the fact that I can be on my own or socialise if I wish. I feel safe, and flats are lovely. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I enjoy activities and that there is always staff around. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I am the hairdresser at Plas Bryn. Great place to work in. Also good for the residents; they appreciate having their hair done here. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • Plas Bryn is family and our home in the true sense of the word. We can be independent & solitary if we choose, or we can visit others or meet in the communal areas for a chat. The staff and carers are wonderful. It is a safe and conmfortable HOME (not 'old folks home') Made by a resident in 2017

  • I needed more help. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The building and flats are superb. All staff are wonderful, especially management. Nothing to complain about. It is like a 4 star hotel; only thing missing is a 'bar'. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I chose it and enjoy it here. i like everything about Plas Bryn. I am very comfortable here. Made by a resident in 2017

  • It is like a home from home. I feel very lucky to live here. Food & staff are wonderful. Building is lovely and decorated to a lovely standard. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel safe and it's like a hotel. Food is great. I have lovely friends here; I feel I couldn't be in a better place. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I visit often; I find it secure, homely, friendly & a must for old people who live alone. Linc have cornered the market; their complexes are the best I have visisted. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • This is a home from home. I love it here; there is nowhere better. I like the company of the staff and other tenants. I enjoy the activities on site. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel safe living here & it takes pressure off family. If I have any worries, staff in the office always help and put me at ease. Living here stops isolation. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Lovely warm building with a lovely atmosphere. Staff are very helpful & professional. I have a lovely flat where I have privacy. The is also a lot of communal rooms to socialise if you wish. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel safe. It's a lovely modern building, kept to high standards. Very good for local amenities, buses & shops. Always staffaround to help. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I have freedom to come & go as I please. Lovely environment. Peaceful surroundings. Support from staff if needed. Building & flat are adapted and suit my needs. Made by a resident in 2017

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National Housing for Older People Awards

Winner EAC Housing for Older People Awards - Housing with Care 2017
Highly commended in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Housing-with-care, Housing-with-care 36-41 units.
Winner EAC Housing for Older People Awards - Housing with Care 2015
Highly commended in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2015.
Category: Housing-with-care, Housing-with-care 36-48 units.

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Pentrebane Road, Pentrebane, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3RW

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