Llys Enfys

Retirement housing / Extra care housing
Smith Road, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5FS
Smith Road, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5FS

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Manager's Description

"Llys Enfys, Llanishen, is a high quality community housing and care scheme for older people which has been developed in partnership with Cardiff City Council. The scheme comprises of a total of 102 se..." Show more "Llys Enfys, Llanishen, is a high quality community housing and care scheme for older people which has been developed in partnership with Cardiff City Council. The scheme comprises of a total of 102 self-contained apartments with a mix of 1 and predominantly 2 bedrooms. An appointed organisation is available on site and will provide personal care to those who have been assessed and meet the Council’s eligibility criteria. Within the scheme there are a number of flats which will meet the needs of varying levels of support which includes 60 flats for extraCare, 7 of which are specifically designed and adapted for older people with memory loss or dementia. There are also 8 flats for disabled young adults with an additional 34 flats available for older people to rent. Facilities at Llys Enfys include a shop, library, laundry room, hair and beauty salon as well as the main communal lounge and restaurant. The scheme design is in line with Linc’s high standards, and includes some features aimed at assisting residents with sight loss or memory loss to enjoy full access to the building. RNIB Cymru has been involved as a key partner in the design.
To arrange a visit to Llys Enfys or for further information about this scheme or the services we offer please contact Llys Enfys on 029 2047 4042, or email rebecca.smith@linc-cymru.co.uk." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing / Extra care housing
102 flats. Built in 2010. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Activities room, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Library
Regular social activities.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
Care provider: Raech

Info updated: 15/10/2014   Update info

Availability

Check with Linc-Cymru Housing Association - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

Residents' views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:
Overall ratings
Quality of the garden

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"No day is the same, it's a joy to work here .residents, staff and visitors an absolute pleasure."
Made by a staff member in 2019

"It's good, and all the carers are splendid. They're are good as gold to me. They talk to me all the time. The cleaning is good."
Made by a resident in 2017

"You could not get anywhere better."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Whole complex is in entirely brilliant. Staff are very supportive and friendly."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Security, restaurant, laundry, caretaker, domestic team, office and support team, restaurant team. Respect for personal privacy."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I've got my own privacy and I can mix with people if I want to. Friendly people and atmosphere."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I feel safer and more secure. I like contact with people and being looked after by carers. I like that I feel part of a community."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I think it's heaven on earth, it is so wonderful. The flat is lovely. The flat is lovely. The position is good. Supermarkets nearby and buses. Support..." Show more
"I think it's heaven on earth, it is so wonderful. The flat is lovely. The flat is lovely. The position is good. Supermarkets nearby and buses. Support workers are a fantastic. I have no worries at all. There should be more places like this." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I feel independent and I feel secure. I have help if I want it. I've made some friends here. We have everything we need here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I feels safe. It's warm. The staff are helpful. The support staff are wonderful here. People are friendly and helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I find the people and staff very friendly. It is very comfortable. I feel safe. I think it is very happy and comfortable place to live."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It is very clean and the communal areas are very well maintained. I like that I have my privacy and that I can also be with people if I want to. The s..." Show more
"It is very clean and the communal areas are very well maintained. I like that I have my privacy and that I can also be with people if I want to. The staff are very good." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the cleanliness. I like the public areas. I like that I can have companionship if I want or privacy if I want. The office staff are always happ..." Show more
"I like the cleanliness. I like the public areas. I like that I can have companionship if I want or privacy if I want. The office staff are always happy, which is a nice welcome." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I like everything about living here. The people and the building."
Made by a resident in 2017

"This place has a good reputation. Most people feel confident with the staff here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like that there is a care if needed. I like living independently. You won't get a better facility anywhere. Flat and building is lovely. It's five-s..." Show more
"I like that there is a care if needed. I like living independently. You won't get a better facility anywhere. Flat and building is lovely. It's five-star." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I love it. I like to be living here because of the security, the friendship with the residents, and of course the backing of the staff."
Made by a resident in 2017

"A fantastic place, best move of our lives. Where 86 and 84, And have been here for six years."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Fantastic staff, everyone is super. People living here are great. Always make you welcome."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Absolutely love this place. Staff are amazing. Love them all."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Everyone is very friendly and it is our home. It is comfortable. It was the best move we ever made."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Linc has captured the market in providing a fabulous environment for people over 55 years. It's safe, friendly, welcoming and the staff are very helpf..." Show more
"Linc has captured the market in providing a fabulous environment for people over 55 years. It's safe, friendly, welcoming and the staff are very helpful always." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I love it. Its fab! I've loved every minute. I wouldn't want to live anywhere else."
Made by a resident in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
Wales region gold award winner

Category: Housing-with-care 56 units and over.
Sponsor: Housing LIN.
National silver award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2015.
Category: Housing-with-care 100 units and over.
Sponsor: ARCO.
National bronze award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2014.
Category: Housing-with-care 100 units and over.
Sponsor: Housing LIN.
Memberships
ERoSH: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of ERoSH, the national consortium for sheltered and retirement housing.
National Care Forum: The organisation that runs this care home is a member of the National Care Forum, whose mission is to promote the benefits of the not-for-profit model of care services provision.
RNIB Visibly Better: This scheme has achieved the RNIB Visibly Better accreditation for inclusive design
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