Glyn Anwen

Gainsborough Drive, St Julians, Newport, NP19 7NW. Extra care housing

Linc-Cymru Housing Association

Managed by: Linc-Cymru Housing Association

Email your enquiry or 029 2047 3767


Manager's description

“Glyn Anwen Extra Care is situated in the St Julians area of the City of Newport and enjoys stunning views over the beautiful Usk Valley. Our Extra Care model allows frail older people to live independently in their own self-contained apartment, with access to a home care service that is based on site. The rent and service charge include the provision of a midday meal seven days a week.
For further information about Glyn Anwen or the services we offer to older people please contact Tina James, Service Manager on 01633 265864 or email tina.james@linc-cymru.co.uk”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 41 flats. Built in 2009. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
  • Extra Care scheme with 24 hours / 7 days), non-resident management staff and community alarm service
  • lift, lounge, dining room, laundry, guest facilities, garden, activities room, shop, hairdressing salon, library, assisted bathing facility
  • social activities
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 15/10/2014. Update info


Availability

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Residents’ views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:

  • Consultation
  • Convenience of the location
  • Link with community at large
  • Meals
  • Overall ratings
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • Staff role and interaction

Comments about Glyn Anwen

My mother in law lives in a flat which is lovely, very nice home. I would like to live there when I get older. Looked after well, food good, lovely and clean, nicely kept. Top marks. 03/04/2014Jean (relative of someone who lives/lived here)reply

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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

  • My father enjoys the sense of safety, the friendliness of all the staff, and the quality of the food. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I like living here. I feel very comfortable & relaxed here. I get on well with my carers, they are lovely girls. Food is good. I get on well with other residents. Overall this is a lovely & happy place to live. Link staff are great. Made by a resident in 2017

  • In respect of my father who lives at Glyn Anwen, the sense of community and caring provided by all from management to cleaning staff. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I feel very safe. Everyone is very kind. I like my flat. I do get forgetful, but people help me. Made by a resident in 2017

  • My son has had a stroke and can't communicate very well. He lived in a nursing home before coming here. It has given him a new lease of life. Care is excellent. Made by a resident in 2017

  • A lovely place to live in. I only hope there is a place for me & my husband when our time comes. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I like living here because it is a safe place. Friendly atmosphere. Very comfortable. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel protected here, and safe. All the workers are friendly and help a lot. The building is always warm and the food is very good. I like living here. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Safe & secure. Nice & warm. Friendly carers. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I think the lift is a great asset as I am unable to walk far. My wife and I feel very secure living here. The building is very well kept inside and out. The meals are excellent with a good choice. I like entertainment days & love to join in. the carers help me: every day I have a few calls and escorts. Made by a resident in 2017

  • A fabulous environment to live in! Management and all staff are 1st class. Our flat's design is very well laid out and RNIB have ensured the colour contrast all over the scheme supports people with sight loss. How blessed we are! Made by a resident in 2017

  • I think the building is very well planned. I like the layout of my flat, the domestics are a great help keeping our flat lovely and clean, plus all the other parts of the building. I love the gardens & I can't wait for summer to see their beauty. Cares & all staff always available to help and give us a sense of security. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I couldn't live anywhere else and feel so safe and keep my independence. Everything about it is really good. I wouldn't still be here if I hadn't moved in. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Why I like living at Glyn Anwen? It's so nice and safe. Everything pleasant, good social times, nice atmosphere... Made by a resident in 2017

  • Feels part of the community, people I can talk to. I have much more independence. My flat is lovely. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Like living here because the staff is caring and efficient and friendly, and will go the extra mile. Very happy in my flat, large and airy and home. I have made many friends and enjoy socialising with them. Love coming back to my flat to have too. Made by a resident in 2017

  • It's got is all. I need here & I am well supported by my family and staff. Made by a resident in 2017

  • My mother & father lived here for 6 years. The design of the building is excellent, and the care couldn't be faulted, by staff and carers. Enough couldn't be done to make final days as comfortable as possible. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I enjoy living here owing to the company I have from the other residents. The staff are really nice to me as well. My little flat has everything I need, and it is easy for my family to come and see me. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I love living here as staff are friendly. Food is really good. I get on well with other residents. Carers are great & look after me well. Beautiful place to live. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Friendly and efficient management and staff. Very comfortable accommodation. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Well designed and comfortable apartment. Manager & staff friendly, kind and efficient. General maintenance and any help needed in this area by tenants is excellent and of a high standard. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Lovely building, like a hotel. Food is good. Staff are really friendly. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I am very happy living at Glyn Anwen which has been my home for the last 8 years. Staff are very helpful and always willing to assist with any problems that occur. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I was very lonely until I moved here. I love the company and my flat. The carers care for me and I enjoy my meal in the dining room. We have good concerts. The building is very well managed. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Feels like home. I have lots of friends around me. The care is excellent, the food is really good and the staff all do an excellent job. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I feel very safe living here and really enjoy the food. I like my flat, it suits my needs. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I find it just like a hotel, a very comfortable, friendly atmosphere. I feel very safe living here. Good staff, friendly, good food. Made by a resident in 2017

  • My flat is ideal for me, no stairs. The whole building is decorated, lovely & well kept. The cleanliness is immaculate. All staff are excellent, nothing is too much bother. The meals are very good with a good choice every day. I feel very safe & secure living here. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Glyn Anwen is a very confortable & nice place to live. The flats are well appointed and the staff are all very very cheerful and kind. This adds to the whole ambiance of the place. On the down side, during the summer the flats are unbearably hot and would welcome fans to be put in, especially on the top floor. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Personal care is very good. the food is very good and having my flat cleaned. I couldn't wish to live in a better place; nothing is too much trouble for anyone. It's easy access round the building. I have no trouble getting round. I love living in my flat. Made by a resident in 2017

  • 40% is my lovely view over the ... Comfortable flat, superb surroundings. Staff couldn't be better. the food could be better, more fresh vegetables. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I love living at Glyn Anwen. I love everybody in here. Staff, we are like one big family. A lovely community in the scheme. A safe place to live. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Settled in immediately. Very nice here. People are very friendly and I feel safe here. My son is pleased as he knows people can help me here. Made by a resident in 2017

  • My husband and myself were reunited as manager offered us a flat, because I was in Parlkands and my husband was visiting me every day. I was over the moon as it is a beautiful place to live. We now have a healthy social life in a safe environment. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I wouldn't survive without the carers. I like the staff and tenants. Nice food. Made friends here. Peace of mind for both my daughter and I as I am safe and looked after. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I like that I am looked after. I I fall there is someone here to help me. I have security and other people to talk to. I am as happy as I can be, being old, but very happy. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I think it's fabulous. Care on site. All staff are excellent. Hot and cold meals provided - food is adequate. It's like walking into a first class hotel. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Good company; preferable to where I lived before. Safety aspect for me is key. I know I am safe. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Convenient for my daughter to use and peace of mind for family. Nice surrounding and a cosy flat. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The building is good with easy access. Domestic staff do a lovely job keeping my flat & other areas nice and clean, as I can't clean anymore due to health issues. the meals are good with a nice choice, also care staff help me with personal care and are very good with trying to keep me as independent as possible. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The layout of my flat is very good with 2 access doors to the bathroom. As a whole it is vey welcoming and the staff, I mean all, cleaners, carers, kitchen, manager, are all very approachable & kind. I feel very safe and comfortable living here. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The carers and domestics also kitchen staff all do their jobs well, enabling me to live a good life. There's always entertainment going on. always something different. There's always staff available. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I like my flat, I like watching my TV. I like my independence. Also the staff (all staff, domestics, etc) they all do a good job enabling me to live here. I like the view form my flat; it's lovely. The manager do a good job running the place. Made by a resident in 2017

  • You are well looked after. You get lovely meals. It's nice not having to cook. There is help when you need it. Always nice entertainment. the domestics are good, my flat is cleaned very well. It is a relief to have so much help. Made by a resident in 2017

  • All the staff are very helpful. I feel safe living here.I am very happy here with caring friends. Enjoy socialising at the constest with all the other tenants. 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
Silver award winner in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Housing-with-care, Housing-with-care 36-41 units.

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Location

Gainsborough Drive, St Julians, Newport, NP19 7NW

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