"It is a pleasure to see how happy and content mum is under your care, a testament to all the staff at Pontcanna House."

Nicole Pryce

"No one could have done more to create a homely environment and no group of staff could have shown more genuine care and affection towards those residents for whom they were responsible."

Ruth Jones

"I feel happy and at ease knowing that Mother is in very safe and capable hands. The staff are always courteus and friendly. Most importantly, my mum is happy here."

Carol Ackerman

"The main reason I chose Pontcanna House, my mothers GP, recommended it saying, “If she had to put her mother into a home it would be Pontcanna House.” So I thought what better recommendation could I have?"

Anne Baker
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"The greatest thing in life is to keep the mind young." - Henry Ford


At Pontcanna House,we are fully aware of the importance of therapeutic and fulfilling activities for persons with dementia. We are constantly developing innovative new ideas tailored to each individual's interests to ensure they live a rich and fulfilling life with us.

The Home’s policy on therapeutic activities takes into account the interests, skills, experiences, personalities and medical condition of each individual resident.


The Home offers a wide range of activities designed to encourage the residents to keep mobile, stimulated and, most importantly, enjoy life.

  • Keep fit exercise class
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Books, magazines and daily newspapers
  • Gardening
  • Pamper days including makeovers and massages
  • Cooking
  • Regular lunch outings and trips
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Skype
  • Celebrations for all birthdays, occassions and special events
  • Live Music and Entertainment



Pontcanna House works with Age Concern to undertake regular one-to-one advocacy meeting with our residents within the home. With this service it enables our residents to privately raise any concerns they may have and ensure they're happiness and safety with us.




Lifelong Learning and Development

Residents are encouraged to take an interest in life outside the Home and have access to reading materials in the form of library books, newspapers and magazines and opportunities are made available for residents to develop interests, learn, practice and develop skills.