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Cardiff care home shortlisted as Wales Care Home of the Year

Home achievement

A care home in Cardiff is celebrating after being shortlisted for a national award. 

Care UK’s Llys Cyncoed, on Cyncoed Road, has been shortlisted for ‘Regional Care Home of the Year Midlands and Wales’ in the Caring UK awards.

The Caring UK awards celebrate excellence in the care industry and pay tribute to the care home teams making an outstanding contribution to caring for older people. 

The Llys Cyncoed team received praise for their resident-centred approach to care with care plans constantly evolving with each resident’s needs. 

Each day the dining team provide delicious, nutritious food. The choice and diversity of the menu is driven from feedback from residents to ensure that they are offered meals they want. 

The team were also complimented on the warm and welcoming atmosphere, where everyone feels proud to work and live in the home.

The judges noted the teams extensive training which is backed-up with monthly supervisions and continuing professional development. Regular audits ensure the highest quality of service across all departments and the home has excellent working relationships with CIW Inspectors as well as Public Health Wales and Cardiff Council.

Virgil Frincu, General Manager at Llys Cyncoed, said: “We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the ‘Regional Care Home of the Year Midlands and Wales’ in this year’s Caring UK Awards.  

“This nomination is testament to the team's devotion and creative problem-solving in ensuring that each resident has a happy and fulfilling life. It is quite wonderful to see how the team creates activities specifically tailored to each resident, and builds strategies around encouraging self confidence and purpose.

“I’d like to thank our team at Llys Cyncoed for all their hard work and determination to make the home a special place to live. We have our fingers crossed for the awards ceremony!” 

To find out more information about Llys Cyncoed, contact Director of Community Relations at Llys Cyncoed, Elisabeth May, on, call 02920 001689 or visit

Designed to enable residents to live active and fulfilled lives, while also promoting independence, Llys Cyncoed incorporates space for hobby and leisure activities. The building has been configured into a series of neighbourhoods to help facilitate the creation of close-knit communities and encourage social interaction among the residents.


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127 Cyncoed Road, Cyncoed, Cardiff, Glamorgan, CF23 6AF

Llys Cyncoed

  • Residential care
  • Dementia care
  • Respite care
  • End of life care
  • Nursing care
  • Nursing dementia care
  • Day club

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