Priory Mount Eveswell

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About this location

Mount Eveswell is located in Newport, Wales. The home provides residential and nursing support for 16 males and females with an acquired brain injury (ABI) and other neurological conditions, including those with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) or a progressive neurological condition (PNC), including motor neurone disease (MND), multiple sclerosis (MS) or Huntington's disease.

We specialise in the provision of nursing care and slow stream rehabilitation for people with an ABI, TBI or PNC. We can also give nursing care to residents who have complex needs and require specialist nursing. Our team are committed to supporting our resident to improve their patients’ mobility and their independence, so they can live happy, healthy lives.

We can also support those who have:

  • Mental health needs
  • Difficulties with communication
  • A tracheostomy
  • Mild to moderate behaviours that challenge
  • Epilepsy

Services at a glance

There are a total of 16 bedrooms at the site. Of these:
1 has en-suite facilities
8 are on the ground floor

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Mount Eveswell 22 Eveswell Park Road Mount Eveswell Newport NP19 8GS
This location is regulated by the Care Inspectorate Wales.

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About our service

Our facilities and environment

Mount Eveswell is a large, detached property in its own courtyard. There are eight bedrooms on the ground floor and a further eight on the first floor. The first floor is reached by a lift.

Each floor is self-contained and has its own lounge and dining room. The first floor also has a small kitchenette for preparing drinks and snacks.

In summary, we offer:

  • A large lounge with plenty of seating
  • Kitchen and dining room
  • Conservatory
  • Communal bathroom
  • Communal wet room

We also have our own garden, complete with:

  • Patio
  • Communal seating
  • Courtyard

We also have specialised equipment within the home, such as a lift, specialist tilt table, Thera bike, plinth and Oswestry frame. In addition, we have a site vehicle to help us to meet the needs of the people we support.

Our bedrooms

All of our bedrooms are comfortable, welcoming and can be personalised to individual tastes. Our bedrooms have wheelchair access. One bedroom has an en-suite bathroom.

Our approach to support

Everybody who lives at Mount Eveswell has their own person-centred care plan, which is co-produced with input from the individual, their family members and professionals involved in their care. We aim to help everyone in our care to make their own choices about the support they receive. This may include support in a number of areas, such as going out in the community, personal care, cooking and cleaning, managing finances and maintaining family relationships.

Our support approaches at Mount Eveswell include:

  • Occupational therapy
  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech and language therapy

Our in-house multidisciplinary team (MDT) deliver some of these therapies, including a visiting neurological consultant, and we can also access support from a local community MDT, too. In addition, we use tools such as the Outcomes Star™ to support our residents to achieve their goals.

The lengths of the placements that we offer at Mount Eveswell can be transitional, respite, short, medium or long-term residential, depending on the needs of each person.


Everyone who lives at Mount Eveswell has their own personalised activities planner and are encouraged to take part in activities which are meaningful and fulfilling to them. Our dedicated team organise a variety of activities at the home, as well as out in the community.

We focus on supporting our residents to grow their independence. For some people, this may mean developing their daily living skills within the home. For others, this could be accessing work or educational opportunities in the local community.

Exclusion profile

  • Those who pose a risk to others in communal living areas


Through our network of healthcare, residential and supported living facilities, we provide unique care pathways which help the people we support to progress towards greater independence. Every individual we support is provided with a bespoke pathway plan, tailored according to their individual needs. We aim to ensure that each person is supported to live a fulfilling and active life in the community. Mount Eveswell supports individuals who may be stepping down from an acute rehabilitation setting, enabling people to live back in the community.

Our team

Our highly experienced MDT consists of:

  • Service manager
  • Deputy manager
  • Support workers
  • Physiotherapist
  • Physiotherapy assistant
  • Nurses
  • Activities co-ordinator
  • Occupational therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook

Our team receive specialist staff training, designed to meet the needs of each individual we support. Support staff assist our nurses in providing quality care.

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At Priory, we want to ensure we provide the very best service to each individual we support. Contact us for more information, or to make a referral.

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About the local area


Mount Eveswell is situated on the east side of Newport on an elevated site. Our home has panoramic views of Newport, Bristol and the Channel, and the Eastern Valley. On a clear day the Millennium Centre at Cardiff can be seen. There are shops, banks, a post office, public houses and churches all within a few minutes’ walk from Mount Eveswell, in the Maindee area. Nearby amenities include:

  • Supermarket
  • Shops
  • Café
  • Restaurant
  • Pub
  • GP surgery
  • Post office
  • College
  • Park
  • Library
  • Cinema
  • Beach
  • Zoo
  • Nature reserve/national park

Transport links

Mount Eveswell also has excellent transport links, including:

  • A short 10 minute drive to Newport train station
  • A reliable local taxi service
  • Our own site vehicle
  • Near to the M4, with access into England as well as further along the Welsh coastline

A message from our site leader

Our home is a friendly, yet professional place, within a homely atmosphere. We want our residents and families to feel relaxed and at home

Mount Eveswell’s site leader

Comments from our residents and their family and friends

A wonderful place, more like a family than just a home
Mother of a person supported by Mount Eveswell Mount Eveswell

Case studies

Michelle's story

Family and friends FAQs

How does home leave work?

We will facilitate home visits where possible. We will work with our residents and their families to ensure any home visit goes smoothly.

Can friends and families visit?

Yes, there are no restrictions, family and friends are welcome to visit.

Will I be involved and kept up to date with the progress of my loved one’s care and support?

Yes, we keep the loved ones of our residents updated on progress, where consent has been given or it is deemed to be in the resident’s best interests. We will work with families on an individual basis to decide the best way to stay in touch.

Will my loved one be able to have a phone or call me?

All our residents are supported to call their families at any time, via phone or video call. Family and friends are also able to call as often as they like.

What are the bedrooms like?

All our bedrooms are fully furnished, and residents are supported to personalise them to their individual tastes. Some of the specialist equipment within the bedrooms may not be removable, as it has been purchased to meet service specifications. However, we will support people to otherwise decorate as they please.

Are external doors kept locked?

Yes, our external doors are kept locked for safety reasons. However, every resident will be risk assessed to determine the level of security needed.

What do residents eat and how do meal times work?

We have a chef on-site who caters for our residents. Healthy and varied meals are prepared according to people’s needs and preferences, with alternatives always on offer. Our nurses and support staff will assist with any issues around mealtimes. Between meals, we also have kitchens on both floors for residents to use to make snacks or beverages independently or with support from our team

How does laundry work?

Our team will support residents to complete their laundry within our on-site facilities. We will always ensure people have access to clean clothing and bedding.

Who does the housekeeping and domiciliary tasks?

Mount Eveswell has a housekeeper, who keeps the home clean and tidy. Additionally, we do encourage our residents to carry out household tasks to develop their skills, where they are able to. We will of course provide support with these tasks, where people are unable to.

Is there anything they can’t bring or have?

Residents are not allowed to bring illegal substances onto the premises. Other items of concern will be discussed on a case-by-case basis, to ensure any risks posed can be effectively managed.

How do activities work?

We have two activity co-ordinators that plan activities around the needs of residents. We arrange a variety of activities, both in the home and out in the community, individually and in groups. This includes therapeutic activities, activities that promote skill-building, and purely recreational pursuits, enabling everyone to have a full and active calendar of things to do, if they choose.

How will residents be supported with their behavioural needs?

We use the PROACT-SCIPr-UK® framework, which means we focus on proactive strategies, rather than physical intervention. We require our care plans which include restrictions to be assessed frequently, for example procedures for interventions such as pro re nata (PRN) medication are regularly reviewed and removed, where possible.

Do residents and families have an input into the care plans?

Support plans are regularly reviewed, and residents, where possible, can give input. We encourage family members to have a say into care plans, as long as their loved one has given their consent, or it is deemed to be in their best interests.

What are the car parking facilities?

We have a car park here at Mount Eveswell.

What is the smoking policy?

We do not permit smoking on site, we request anyone wishing to smoke does so outside of the property.

What are your fees and how are they funded?

Our fees can vary, and are based on an assessment of each individual's needs. Many people are eligible for financial help towards the cost of support, and this funding can be accessed by contacting your local authority. Once funding has been agreed, we will work with your local care team to put together a bespoke package of care. Please note, referrals for NHS or Local Authority funded services must come from a referring organisation.

How to make a referral

Our service provides high quality support to people with varying levels of need. Referrals can be made through the individual’s social care team or, if relevant, their local health authority. If you are a professional looking to make a referral, please call us or fill in our enquiry form.

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