Glyn Rhosyn & Glyn Rhosyn Villas

Residential Care Home (with and without nursing)


Glyn Rhosyn and the newly commissioned villas is a male only service, specialising in the care and rehabilitation of 16 individuals aged 18-65, who have a borderline to moderate learning disability.

The service consists of four facilities on one site:

  • 8 bedded care home with nursing facility.
  • 2 bedded care home with nursing intensive support/pre-discharge apartment.
  • 2 x 3 bedroom semi-detached care homes without nursing, referred to as Glyn Rhosyn Villas.
  • These purpose built residential care homes offer a with or without nursing provision.

Patient Group and Admission Criteria

Glyn Rhosyn & Glyn Rhosyn Villas, is a male only service, specialising in the care and rehabilitation of 16 individuals, aged 18-65, who have a borderline to moderate learning disability.  The service also supports men who may have a co-existing secondary condition such as behavioural difficulties, mental health problems, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy, and other associated complex needs.

Individuals may require a step-down facility from acute services, such as Low/Medium Secure, Hospital, Assessment and Treatment services, or a step-up from community based services when a more robust, durable and sustainable care home provision is required for a period of care and rehabilitation.

The service can provide care for those who are not yet ready to return directly to their communities and who may be subject to conditions of guardianship or community treatment orders under the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended 2007).

Flexible Packages of Care

Admission to Glyn Rhosyn and Glyn Rhosyn Villas is primarily based on an initial 12 week assessment period which allows the multi-disciplinary team to undertake a detailed review of the individual’s needs before determining the most appropriate long term support plan and care pathway.

The service also provides care managers and commissioners with the opportunity to repatriate service users, who are currently placed outside North Wales, closer to their homes, families and friends, whilst undergoing their care and rehabilitation.

Care Pathway

Glyn Rhosyn offer part of a distinctive care pathway consisting of St David’s Independent Hospital, Glyn Rhosyn and Glyn Rhosyn Villas with each step providing a clear progression towards the eventual aim of a community placement.

Individuals can be admitted at any stage of the care pathway, and can step-up or step down, to make sure that their needs are met in the most appropriate settings depending on the levels of support and supervision they need.

Service and Staff Expertise

Glyn Rhosyn’s philosophy of care is based upon the principles of care, rehabilitation, and social inclusion. The service is directly supported by St David’s highly experienced hospital management and multi-disciplinary clinical team comprising of:

  • Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Full time nursing and support team
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Activities Coordinator

Care, support and rehabilitation throughout Glyn Rhosyn and the Villas is organised through robust, focused assessment, planning, individualised interventions and continual review. The service provides residents with a safe environment where they can receive the appropriate care and support required to manage their complex and long-term needs.

  • Summary

    • 16 beds (10 bed Glyn Rhosyn Care Home with nursing, 6 bed Glyn Rhosyn Villas without nursing)
    • Male only
    • Age 18+
    • Borderline to moderate learning disability
    • Individual provision
    • Purpose built, located within the heart of the community
    • Step-Down provision from acute services
    • Step-Up from community based services when a more robust, durable provision is required
    • Easy access to local amenities & transport
    • Rehabilitation focused

    Pen y Maes Road, Holywell, CH8 7UH

‘’Our son is in a wonderful environment. This is the happiest we’ve ever seen him.’’

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