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Shire Hall Care Home


Overstone Court, Dumballs Road, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 5NT


University Contact:

Mrs Rhian Barnes

Position:Lecturer/Director of Undergraduate Studies - Nursing & Midwifery
Telephone: +44 (0)29 206 87594Extension: 87594



Continuing health care, general nursing, palliative care, dementia care



Older Adults


Key Learning Opportunities:

Participation in delivering fundamental and acute care according to individual need, e.g.

Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of person-centred care.

Development of caring, supportive relationships with residents over time.

Effective and appropriate communication with residents and their relatives, other members of the caring team and outside agencies.

Multi agency working.


Preparation For Practice:

Review palliative care guidelines, end of life care, caring for people in their own homes, dignity framework, dementia care.



Staff work 12 hr shifts 08:00 - 20:00 

However students can work 08:00 - 15:30 and 13:30 - 20:30

It is suggested that during the first 2 days that students work 09:00 - 17:00 for induction and that on the first day they commence at 10am.


Dress Code:

All Wales Uniform Policy


Last Updated:

April 2015