Bellavista nursing home is set in the sought-after area of Cardiff Bay. As well as exceptional levels of care delivered by our dedicated team or staff we provide first rate accommodation and beautiful surroundings.
Bellavista has 62 Bedrooms, 18 of which are premier rooms.All our Rooms come with Ensuite bathrooms and are decorated to a high standard they are provided with a flat screen Smart TV and are connected to a nurse call bell system. All bedrooms have privacy locks on door’s and lockable facility to secure valuable and personal items. We also encourage our residents to bring their own belongings to individualise their room into a home from home environment, Our premier rooms will come at an extra cost all are unique and very spacious, our Premier rooms are provided with built in wardrobes and top of the range furniture. All premier Rooms have an ensuite walk in shower room and are warm and comforting throughout.
There are 6 lounges which includes a 3-large dining rooms and quieter rooms and sitting areas. Our residents are encouraged to use these public rooms but service users who choose to stay in their own rooms may do so. In addition to this there is facilitated training room, a conference room and staff rest room. We have communal spaces and quiet spaces, so our residents can find an area that’s right for them at that particular time – whether it’s for an intimate chat with their family, or a social gathering with friends.
We have an onsite theatre room/sensory room that is used in Bellavista on a daily basis. There is a number of things we use this room for such as concerts, film afternoons and sensory experiences. The Sensory Room, is a space for enjoying a variety of sensory experiences and where gentle stimulation of the senses (sight, sound, touch, taste, smell and movement) can be provided in a controlled way. Stimulation can be increased or decreased to match the interests and therapeutic needs of the user. Such spaces, and how they are equipped, offer a range of activities that can either be sensory stimulating or calming in their effects.
We are very proud of our onsite rooms these include an onsite Library, beach and cafe. Dementia sufferers take comfort in completing everyday tasks that feel familiar and that we have re-created this. We have chosen a variation in rooms as we acknowledge that everyone with dementia is different in every possible way: different age, different degrees of impairment, different backgrounds and life experience, different physical and sensory impairments, different attitudes, different tastes and so on.
The Home has three communal shower rooms which can accommodate hoists transfer of people, in addition to this the Home has three disabled bath facilities one of them is a trolley shower/bath that can be used for people who have positioning difficulty in a standard disabled bath or shower chair. More over The Home also predominantly provides a shower facility or a bath in service user’s own rooms and all Rooms are provided with en-suite facilities.
The Home has a wide variety of specialist equipment and adaptations to meet varying needs of the service users. This include Lifting equipment like standing and full hoists, Elevators , Profiling beds, Alternating pressure mattress. Wander alarms, Nurse call systems, Suction machines, Foot protectors, nebulisers, specialist feeding cups etc
We have a large garden at the back of the home for the residents to enjoy. The front garden is surrounded with trees and the shrubbery and borders are full of colour.
where residents can enjoy a lovely patio area with garden furniture, and a gazebo our sunny garden is safe and secure for residents and their families to use freely and is accessible from the back entrance of the home .
We actively encourage our residents to get involved in the Gardening and garden-related activities can be a fun way of getting nursing home residents more physically active and engaged. For residents with dementia, they can provide opportunities to be involved, express themselves and interact with others
We Regularly take advantage of our big garden space and often hold garden parties for our staff/ residents and hold dementia Friendly events which can include BBQ’S Bouncy Castle’s and Entertainment.
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