Facilities at Gelli Aur Care
Spacious Living Areas
Gelli Aur’s main house is a converted barn with the addition of two newly built one and two bedroom lodges. It’s situated in its own private grounds of the former farm. The Main house accommodation is provided in 3 bedrooms, 2 of which include en-suite facilities. All rooms meet and exceed the National Minimum Standard as set out in legislation.
The ground floor offers two large double bedrooms, which are of a high professional standard, and decorated neutrally. One of the rooms has en-suite facilities, and the other has a private bathroom which is next to the room.
We also have a Quiet Room on the ground floor, for residents to enjoy some time watching TV, reading, or just relaxing. The quiet room has recently been refurbished, we now have the latest Smart TV installed, alongside a google home device, which can play music, podcasts, or radio shows on demand. This space can also be used for residents participating in projects, educational programmes, or distance learning.
The first floor is large and spacious, comprising of the kitchen, communal lounge, dining area, and a double bedroom with en-suite. There is a fantastic view of the countryside from the lounge. You will find a smart TV and games consoles in the lounge, which have plenty of games to choose from. We also have many board games and puzzles to suit everyone’s abilities.
The kitchen is open plan, and is very spacious, with a high standard and variety of appliances. There is a dining table, with comfy dining chairs, where all residents are encouraged to sit together for their meals. Menus are prepared weekly by residents, supported by staff. Residents are encouraged to participate in planning, shopping for ingredients and preparing healthy, balanced meals. The care we provide is always aimed at promoting independence, so, where possible, all residents are encouraged to do this.
The three large double bedrooms have been finished to a high standard. Two of the bedrooms are on the ground floor, with the final double bedroom being on the first floor. Two have en-suite facilities, and the remaining room has a private bathroom.
All the bedrooms have a homely feel and fantastic views over the countryside. These rooms are also decorated neutrally, so that our residents can express themselves and personalise their own space.
Lodge 2 is our newest built lodge which is just situated about 200 yards from the main house. It has 2 bedrooms both with En-suite bathrooms, a kitchen, dining area and living area. Both bedrooms are neutral so that residents can decorate and personalise their own bedrooms the way they want.
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The Activity Room is located next to our Games Room. The Activity Room is a space residents can use for indoor activities of their choosing. The space is large, with two sofas and a seating area in the Conservatory. Residents have freedom to choose which activities they would like to try, which can include painting, drawing, sewing, sculpting, building models and much more. There is a kitchen area, so residents can be supported to prepare drinks, meals, and snacks. The activity room also has toilet facilities.
The conservatory has a spectacular view over the fields and countryside, it is the best place to sit and watch the birds and local wildlife. The activity room also has a smart TV, with access to films and TV series on demand.
The games room is situated between the Gym and Activity Room on-site. The games room has many new features. We have recently installed a projector and screen so that residents can watch things on the ‘Big Screen’ from the comfort of their own home. We are able to show on-demand TV and movies, live Sport coverage, concerts and much more.
The games room has a pool table and table tennis, for residents to enjoy with others and staff. There is plenty of comfy seating and lots of space.
Our new built summer house is a short stroll past our main Office. It gives a chance for all the residents to use the space as a place to relax and have time to themselves.
The summer house has a hot tub which is heated all year round, a foosball table, table tennis, a large paddling pool, a big spacious seating area outside and a large flatscreen smart tv with a corner sofa inside for the residents to sit and relax in the sunny summer evenings.
We have a purpose-built Gym, which is located across from the main house. The gym has brand new equipment, including:
- Exercise Bikes
- Cross Trainer
- Rowing Machine
The gym provides an opportunity for residents to stay fit and active, as well as providing an on-site activity option. We have decorated the space with inspirational quotes to promote a healthy lifestyle. Residents can also use the space to take part in things like Yoga, Zumba, Aerobics and other fitness activities.
Outside Gelli Aur
Gelli Aur benefits from over 25 acres of private countryside. There are numerous trails and walks surrounding the Care Home which can be enjoyed by anyone, of all abilities.
The private garden is spacious, with well-kept luscious lawns along the rear and sides of the building.
During the summer, we use the patio area to have BBQ’s and put out patio furniture. Residents can also benefit from having al-fresco meals on the picnic table.
Our Main Office and Reception are situated outside of the home. The office is a short stroll from the Activity Room. We also have a Meeting Room, which is used for staff meetings, home-visit appointments, and the space can also be used by residents should they wish to have conversations in private with family, friends, or professionals. We also have our own Training Room, which is used for staff training and induction activities.
We hope to meet you soon!
* Gelli Aur Care Ltd, Meidrim, Carmarthenshire, SA33 5PS *