• Gwen Walford Care Home in Hereford
  • Gwen Walford Care Home in Hereford
  • Gwen Walford Care Home in Hereford

Gwen Walford Care Home in Hereford

What can I expect from Gwen Walford care home?

Gwen Walford care home is a purpose-built home located within stunning, wooded grounds on the banks of the River Wye, close to the centre of the bustling cathedral city of Hereford.

This care home is of a modern design and is decorated in a calm, soothing palette of colours. Each of the 30 bedrooms have been tastefully and elegantly decorated and is equipped with adjustable beds, furniture,and televisions. They all come with en-suite wet rooms, but for our residents who require further support, there’s also easy access to assisted bathrooms.

The atmosphere inside Gwen Walford is warm and welcoming, with a comforting mix of treasured possessions and new, high-quality furnishings and fittings, making it feel like a real home-from-home.
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What types of care are offered at Gwen Walford care home?

Gwen Walford is an exceptional care home that provides different types of high-quality care in a luxurious and welcoming environment. Our different types of care include:
Our friendly, compassionate staff are at hand 24 hours, 365 days a year, professionally attending to our residents with physical disabilities, or sensory impairments, as well as those seeking residential and nursing care.

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A message from the manager of the Gwen Walford care home

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Louise Craddock

HOME MANAGER
My number one goal every day is to do everything I can to ensure that our residents are provided with the very best care, dignity, respect and support to enable them to live a healthy and fulfilled life.
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Specialised care in a modern setting


Services available at Gwen Walford

At Gwen Walford, we have a range of services available for our residents, to ensure that we can make their time with us as enjoyable as possible. A full list of these services include:

  • Mini Bus
  • Laundry
  • Newspapers
  • Hairdressing
  • Church Services
  • Art club

Facilities available at Gwen Walford

As you might have seen above, at Gwen Walford we’re proud of the beautiful facilities we have available to our residents. We know they love it just as much as we do! A full list of these facilities includes:

  • Landscaped garden
  • TV lounge
  • Hair salon
  • Dining room
  • Wheelchair access
  • Near public transport
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Inspiring an active lifestyle
Inspiring an active lifestyle
Inspiring an active lifestyle

Inspiring an active lifestyle

Our dedicated Lifestyle Coordinators at Gwen Walford like to provide as much variety as possible when it comes to activities and lifestyle. As well as ensuring that they cater to existing hobbies and interests, they organise a whole array of inclusive and inviting sessions, including lunch club, pamper days, indoor skittles, and cookery club.

Whilst everyone certainly makes the most of their indoor time, the enthusiastic team is also always available to assist our residents to take a stroll outdoors in the gardens, or even to take the home’s minibus out for a visit to the garden centre for a spot of shopping.

Maintaining community links is an important part of life at Gwen Walford and our residents, staff, family, and friends regularly participate in many local celebrations and charity events.

Download a sample of our lifestyle programme

Activities available at Gwen Walford:

  • Crafting
  • Visiting Performers
  • Gardening
  • Games
  • Baking
  • Regular Outings
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Enticing dining experiences at Gwen Walford

Dining at Gwen Walford House is very much a tailor-made experience. Our residents are given the freedom to choose how, where, and when they would like to eat. This ensures that mealtimes are as pleasurable as possible, even when medical conditions have to be taken into consideration.

If our residents choose to remain in their own room, join friends and family in the dining room or even eat ‘on the move’, then it can be catered for.

Whatever the individual wants and needs, staff make sure that they get a tasty and nutritious meal. Even where smaller portions are necessary, they’re fortified to ensure no goodness is lost – a hugely important detail.

Download our sample menu