Life-changing support for adults with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries, mental health conditions and drug and alcohol addiction.
Type of property
At Balfour House apartments, people benefit from a vibrant network of staff and friends, while having peace and quiet when they need it too.
The building has seven one-bedroom apartments, each with an open-plan kitchen and dining room, and a bathroom with a bath. There is an accessible garden with a patio and a BBQ for people to use when the weather is good.
There is also a row of four houses attached to the property, each with two bedrooms, an open-plan living room and dining area, a kitchen, a bathroom with a bath and shower, and individual gardens.
Valued in your community
At Balfour House, we are located in a residential area with peaceful surroundings. The local area has cafes, pubs and restaurants, as well as a post office and a library.
Blackburn town centre is easily accessible from the property and offers the Empire Theatre, museums and art galleries, a Vue cinema, Planet Ice for skating, the Mall Shopping Centre and Market, Tenpin Blackburn for bowling, and many historical landmarks. For people who like to stay active, Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre provides year-round access to a gym and swimming pool.
Nearby Preston also provides access to a range of attractions including St George’s and Fishergate shopping centres, an Odeon cinema, and the Creative Space Centre - the UK’s largest multi-sensory centre for people with special needs. There are three sensory rooms, all with modern lighting and sound projection equipment, a social and eating area and beautiful gardens.
Living at this service
Balfour House is an ideal home for someone aged between 40 and 55. People living here enjoy karaoke, bingo, walking, shopping, listening to music, watching television, cooking, gardening, swimming, socialising, and being in the community.
At Balfour House, people choose how they spend their time. Day trips to Blackpool, Manchester, York and the coast are favourites. People also enjoy visiting Christmas Markets and pantomimes every year.
“The staff have been working at Balfour House for twenty years so have a strong bond with the people we support. They aim to promote independence in every person here, while giving people full support in their daily lives.” Manager, Balfour House