About Hafod

Hafod is a socially conscious, not-for-profit organisation providing housing, care and support services across south Wales for the benefit of our customers and communities.

We deliver high-quality affordable homes and support for people to maintain their independence and well-being for as long as possible. We also provide care to people in their own homes, in supported housing or in our residential care and nursing homes.

Our ambition is to transform housing, health, social care and support in order to improve the well-being of our customers and our communities.

 

Health and social care levy

Health and social care levy

A message from our Chief Executive: Yesterday was a significant day for the future of social care and I thought I would take an opportunity to share my thoughts on what it means for Wales and, in turn, what it means for Hafod. The UK Government announced how it will...

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Scams Awareness Fortnight: are you #ScamAware?

Scams Awareness Fortnight: are you #ScamAware?

This Scams Awareness Fortnight (14-27 June), we’re supporting the Citizens Advice campaign to help people be more #ScamAware. This year’s campaign is focusing on the financial scams that have emerged due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Citizens Advice want to: equip people...

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Learning at Work Week

Learning at Work Week

Today is the start of Learning at Work Week. We believe our colleagues are vital to help us achieve our goals, which is why investing in our people is a key priority. For this Learning at Work Week, we will be focusing on three themes: Learning, Curiosity, and...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

The health, safety and well-being of our customers and colleagues continues to our highest priority. All of our colleagues are kept informed about the latest guidance and ensure they always follow excellent hygiene standards and social distancing. Any colleague who...

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The Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh

A message from our Chief Executive: His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was an extraordinary man. Since his passing on Friday the tributes we have seen across the media have highlighted aspects of his life and achievements that were unknown to...

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Male violence against women

Male violence against women

As I am sure you will have seen, the recent kidnap and murder of Sarah Everard has captured the nation’s attention, and rightly so.

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#Getinvolved and have your say

#Getinvolved and have your say

Do you like to share your ideas and opinions? We’re looking for customers to join us to help us make decisions, review the way we work and represent our customers’ voice. Your feedback is important and will help us to shape the services you receive. There’s lots...

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Tell us what matters to you

Tell us what matters to you

We recently launched our annual satisfaction of tenants and residents (STAR) survey which allows customers to tell us what we’re doing well and not so well. Meeting your needs as customers is at the heart of what we do, so your views are absolutely crucial. This year...

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Hendre welcomes Jonathan Morgan as new Board Chair

Hendre welcomes Jonathan Morgan as new Board Chair

We are thrilled to announce that we have appointed Jonathan Morgan, former AM, as the new Chair of the Hendre Board, which oversees the delivery of housing, care and support services under the Hafod brand. Jonathan has an impressive background and was one of the first...

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IT apprentice, Laura, celebrates qualification success

IT apprentice, Laura, celebrates qualification success

We’re delighted to announce that our IT apprentice, Laura, has successfully completed her two-year apprenticeship programme as well as various additional qualifications. Laura joined Hafod in 2011 as a Kitchen Domestic in our Arthur Jenkins Care Home before...

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Given the pandemic, it’s easy to forget there are other pressing global issues. Sadly there are and none more in the last week than the heightened racial tensions in the United States of America.

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The importance of testing

The importance of testing

One of our care assistants, Kelly Lixton, shares an important message with the public as she says: “Please get tested because you could be passing it on to anyone”. Kelly appeared on ITV Wales news on Tuesday 26 May talking about her experience of being tested for...

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We’ve reduced our gender pay gap

We’ve reduced our gender pay gap

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, gender pay gap reporting has been suspended by the UK government for this year. However, we have submitted our figures and want to share the positive outcomes we’ve achieved. Since reporting became mandatory in 2017, we have...

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Supporting our colleagues

Supporting our colleagues

We’re extremely proud of our colleagues who are doing a remarkable job of providing vital lifeline services for our customers. Their hard work, compassion and resilience are what make our organisation and we can’t thank them enough for this, especially during these...

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We’ve pledged to help end mental health discrimination

We’ve pledged to help end mental health discrimination

Today is Time to Talk Day and we have pledged to change the way we think and act about mental health at work. We’ve joined Time to Talk Wales to help raise awareness and end mental health discrimination in the workplace. We’re doing this by encouraging our colleagues...

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HR team shine at major Welsh awards with double win

HR team shine at major Welsh awards with double win

Dazzling smiles were worn by all of our award winning Human Resources (HR) team on Friday 15 November during this year’s prestigious CIPD Awards, at Cardiff City Hall. Congratulations to our HR department who won Best-In House team, and to Keisha Walters, Learning and...

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A big welcome to our first work placement colleagues

A big welcome to our first work placement colleagues

We’re excited to welcome our very first work placement colleagues, Saeed and Jonny, to Hafod with more joining us soon. Our work placement programme forms part of our brand new learning and development offer, academi Hafod, available to our colleagues as well as...

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