£2.6m centre opens in Wales

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The first resident has moved into a new purpose-built care centre opened on the south Wales coast by Southern Cross Healthcare. Swn-y-Mor – or ‘Sound of the Sea’ -was built at a cost of £2.6million to provide residential and nursing facilities for older people living in the Swansea, Neath, and Port Talbot areas of Wales and opened this summer. The 75-bed home is situated on Aberavan beach promenade, within yards of the sand, and offers unrivalled views of Swansea Bay. The first resident is Mrs Ray Morgan, 89. The home’s six spacious lounges, gardens and patio area all overlook the sea. There is a dedicated lounge with a loop system for the hard of hearing, and Swn-y-Mor’s en suite bedrooms include specialist baths and showers, telephones, satellite channels and internet access. Care centre manager Jayne Griffith-Parry has 20 years’ experience as a care professional, and joins Southern Cross from the Leonard Cheshire Foundation. She said: “There has been a great response from the public since Swn-y-Mor opened

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