Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court, Bridgend
- Residential Care
- Nursing Care
- Dementia Support
Nestled amongst seven acres of landscaped gardens, Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court lies in the seaside town of Porthcawl along the south coast of Wales. We provide residential care, nursing and dementia support for up to 76 residents.
We want you to feel right at home with us. Here at Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court, you will have a spacious, fully furnished bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, and a specialist team to support your care needs.
Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court can support up to 49 people in the two residential areas of our Home. In Adams Morgan and the flats, we have 10 experienced carers during the day, which includes five staff in the morning and five in the afternoon. During the night, there are two carers and all teams are supported by a Shift Leader. In Northway, Hughes and Ashe, we have 11 carers during the day, which includes six staff in the morning and five in the afternoon, with four carers at night, also supervised by a Shift Leader.
In our Dementia Support House, we care for up to 13 people with three carers on duty in the morning and in the afternoon. During the night, residents are supported by a Shift Leader and two carers.
Our nursing area can support up to 14 people and is managed by a Registered Nurse, who leads a team of five care staff in the morning, four in the afternoon and two at night.
Most of our care staff have achieved, or are working towards an NVQ/QCF in Health and Social Care. We also have two Clinical Deputy Home Managers available who oversee the safe and effective care delivered by our staff.
We have a 24-hour nurse call system installed in all our residents’ rooms.
We have two dedicated Activities Coordinators who organises a variety of activities as well as trips to surrounding areas of the Home, supporting our residents’ health and wellbeing.
Please note that the level of care each person receives will depend on their individual care needs. This is continuously monitored and reviewed to ensure each person receives the right level of care. Staffing levels may be adjusted in different areas of the Home to support the level of care required by residents at any particular point in time.
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Moving into a care home doesn't mean you have to give up your independence. We're here to help you live the life you want, whilst knowing that support is on-hand if you need it.
Your bedroom will be complete with fitted furniture and many rooms have views of the surrounding area. You can furnish your room with personal items such as pictures, books and ornaments to make it your own.
The Home has extensive grounds including sheltered courtyards, an on-site beach and a sensory garden designed to stimulate all five senses with different smells, sounds and textures.
A hair dressing salon is available for those who fancy a haircut and the on-site shop is perfect to top up on small personal items. The Home also runs a bar where you can enjoy your favourite tipple.
Fresh homemade food
We have a fully serviced kitchen with on-site chefs and a catering team. Our varied menu changes regularly to give you a range of meal options and a balanced diet.
Special menus can also be produced for social occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries, including the odd BBQ and take-aways.
Wine is available during meals and tea, coffee, juices and other soft drinks are always available throughout the day.
Activities for all
We believe that keeping active both mentally and physically allows our residents to experience wellbeing and meaningfulness.
We provide regular activities at Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court. Arts and crafts classes, games and reminiscence activities, cooking and baking sessions are some of the items you will find on the activities programme. We also encourage you to suggest other activities you would like to take part in.
We will support you with your own personal interests and hobbies, whether that is reading, bird watching, gardening or trying something completely new.
You can also take part in trips outside of the Home, as well as social events, entertainment evenings, film shows and talks.
Regular church services are held at the Home or you can attend a church of your own choice in the local community.
Many activities are supported by the Home's Association of Friends.
If you require materials in the Welsh language, please contact Head Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7596 2400.
We are committed to giving our residents and their relatives a voice and encourage families to provide feedback on the quality of our services.
We actively promote residents' and relatives' forums and regularly carry out satisfaction surveys that are benchmarked to the industry to ensure that we continue to improve and develop our services to meet people's needs and expectations. This includes taking part in Your Care Rating, the country's largest and most authoritative survey of care home residents and we are delighted to be part of this initiative.
The nationwide survey gives residents a voice, putting their care at the heart of understanding more about how well care homes perform. The survey also provides helpful insights into the experiences of people using our service and we have used this information to help us continually improve as an organisation.
Alongside the Your Care Rating survey of residents, we also conduct our own annual survey through independent research company Ipsos MORI for all relatives of residents.
Recent results from the survey show that 92% of residents at Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court are happy with the care and support they receive.
View the latest Your Care Rating Survey results for Albert Edward Prince of Wales Court here