Type of property
Bentham Close is a three-bedroom bungalow where people are supported to live independently.
The property has a kitchen, an open-plan living room and dining area, a quiet room, a conservatory, and a wetroom style bathroom. Bentham Close also has an accessible garden with a patio and BBQ for people to use when the weather is good.
There is also a resident cat.
Valued in your community
There is nothing more valuable than being an active part of the local community.
Bentham Close is in a residential area with peaceful surroundings. There is a canal close by, where people can enjoy beautiful walks. The local area has cafes, pubs and restaurants, as well as a post office and a library.
Blackburn 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.
Blackburn is home to Royal Blackburn Hospital which has specialist services for adult mental illness, stroke, dementia, and occupational therapy.
Nearby Preston also offers 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
Life at Bentham Close is suitable for people with brain injuries, learning or neurological disabilities, mental health conditions, physical disabilities, and autism.
Bentham Close currently supports two women aged 21 and 58 who live with learning disabilities. The younger woman we support enjoys going out with her friends, shopping and socialising. The other is a wheelchair user who enjoys karaoke, watching films, visiting the community centre and going to church.
“Bentham Close is a very cosy house with a very welcoming atmosphere. The people we support here have developed a real friendship. All of the staff help everyone to achieve their individual goals while living in a safe, supported and secure environment.” Manager, Bentham Close