Care homes in Wales

When live-in care just isn’t an option, give your loved ones the support they need with a choice of the top local care homes across Wales.

Chat to us about your options on:
0333 150 2350

Choosing a care home

At Elder, we understand that not everyone is in the right position to receive live-in care in Wales, perhaps due to lack of space for a 24-hour live-in carer. Or maybe their home would need too many adaptations to suit the needs of your loved one.

No matter the reason, we’d still like to help, and we know we’re in a good position to do so. Who better to advise on care options than those who deliver top-notch care?

Your loved one has every right to be supported and retain their independence, which is why we’ve found the best residential options for you throughout Wales.

The top care homes in Wales

With an in-depth understanding of elderly care across the UK, we’re perfectly placed to recommend the following local residential options across Wales.

Mayflower Care Home

Clos Llwynaalt, Alltwen, Pontardawe, Swansea SA8 3JG

Providing residential, respite and convalescent care to 43 residents aged over 65 across 43 single ensuite rooms, the Mayflower Care Home is situated within reach of several towns including Neath and Swansea.

Suitable for learning disability, Dementia and old age.


Richmond House Care Home

71 Brighton Road, Rhyl LL18 3HL

Specialising in dementia care, Richmond House Care Home has space for 35 residents aged 55+ across 35 single rooms, all of which have ensuite facilities.

Suitable for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, visual impairment, physical disability, sensory impairment and speech impairment.


The Daffodils Care Home

14 Dynevor Street, Georgetown, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1AY

The Daffodils Care Home is situated within walking distance from the town centre of Merthyr Tydfil and provides dementia and respite care to 30 residents over the age of 55 across 30 single rooms.

Suitable for Dementia, Alzheimer’s, visual impairment, hearing impairment and deafness.


Trafalgar Park Care Home

Heol Harry Lewis, Nelson, Treharris CF46 6JH

A purpose-built facility situated in a residential area of Heol Islwyn with space for 52 residents aged over 65. Trafalgar Park Care Home has 50 individual rooms and 1 shared room, 32 of which have ensuite facilities.

Suitable for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, speech impairment and stroke.


Morel Court

Heol Harry Lewis, Nelson, Treharris CF46 6JH

Providing residential care to residents across 36 single rooms, all of which have private ensuites, Morel Court is a not for profit care home with a flexible living environment.

Suitable for elderly residents over the age of 65.


Abermill Care Home

Thomas Street, Abertridwr, Caerphilly CF83 4AY

Located in Abertridwr village, Abermill Care Home provides respite and residential care to 38 residents over the age of 65.

Suitable for Dementia, Alzheimer’s, hearing impairment, visual impairment and stroke.


Parklands Care Home

Newport Road, Bedwas, Caerphilly CF83 8AA

A purpose-built care home located on the outskirts of Caerphilly offering respite, palliative and convalescent care to residents in 38 single rooms, 2 of which have private ensuite facilities.

Suitable for hearing impairment, speech impairment, stroke and old age.


The Rookery Care Home

Queens Square, The Crescent, Ebbw Vale NP23 6EF

Offering elderly care packages, the Rookery Care Home has space for 41 residents across 39 single rooms and 1 shared room.

Suitable for Dementia, Alzheimer’s and elderly residents over the age of 65.


Make sense of your options

Realising your loved one requires care isn’t an easy conclusion to come to and when there seem to be so many options across Wales, it’s hard to know where to begin.

At Elder, we are always on hand to offer the best impartial advice, every day between 8 am and 8 pm to help you decide on the best care solution for the whole family.

Contact us today to help you decide on the best care solution for your loved one.

Frequently asked questions

Live-in care: When is it appropriate?

There are plenty of occasions when live-in care is a valuable service for a loved one. Every individual will have their own reasons for choosing this type of care, and these can include professional help, company, medical care or safety.

For example, some clients will choose this service if they feel they can no longer be at home safely on their own, perhaps if they have been sent home after hospital care, are struggling to be steady on their feet or feel lonely or insecure along in their home. Other care recipients will have chronic and progressive health conditions that require help and support.

Live-in care is flexible, targeted to individual needs and highly effective, allowing individuals to retain their independence for as long as possible whilst accessing professional, ready and affordable support.

How do I find a dementia carer?

By using our online postcode finder, we can connect you with carers working within a reasonable distance from you. Using our online search, you will then be able to personalise your search by informing us of your loved one’s unique needs.

You will be able to contact professional, specialist carers that are trained and fully equipped to deal with the challenges associated with offering compassionate and fit-for-purpose dementia care. Our team will carry out an assessment, enabling us to completely personalise your care options, and you will be informed and fully supported every step of the way.

We will always be reachable if you have any concerns.

Elder Live-in Care: How are carers selected?

Carers who will be looking after your loved one in their own home are carefully vetted and checked, and are recruited not only for their qualifications and training, but also for their empathy and real-world caring experience.

Other important attributes include that the carer speaks excellent English and is good at communicating with people who may find hearing or speaking difficult. Unlike care homes, which have large staff teams working in shifts, live-in elderly care is a very personalised service, with the cared-for person at the centre of the daily routine and activities.

As well as the vetting process, carers must provide two references and are also assessed to see whether they need any further training in order to meet the needs of the particular individual they will be caring for.

Do you get to meet prospective carers before committing to live-in care?

One of the biggest queries people have when considering live-in care is how carers are matched with clients and what happens if the pairing does not work. At Elder, we understand why this is such a high priority given that carer and client will be living in the same property and may spend considerable periods of time together, but this understanding this means we place an equally high priority on getting the match right - if not higher.

We go to great lengths to choose exactly the right carer to match your relative’s personality and to provide the greatest possibility of a healthy relationship being formed. If, however, your loved one does experience any issues or the relationship simply fails to work out, a trial period means that the choice of live-in carer can be changed with ease if the situation demands that this needs to be done.

Contact us if you’d like to know more about live-in care for your loved one.

Need a little more advice?

Guides for Carers

Looking at becoming a live-in care professional? Ensure you have all the key skills to provide the very highest standards of care. Apply today.

Getting Out and About in Later Life

Later life can be just as adventurous and fulfilling as ever. In fact, it should be. We have some tips on how to make every journey, no matter how small, as seamless as possible.

24 Hours of Care at Home

Gain a better understanding of the day-to-day roles and responsibilities of a live-in carer.

Download our free guide

Make the right care choice for your loved one with our dedicated guide, and discover how to build a brighter future for your family.