Type of property
Blackburn Road is a two-bedroom house where people are welcomed and supported to live independent lives.
Along with the two bedrooms there is a large living room and open-plan dining room, a shared kitchen and a shared bathroom. Outside there is a small garden to the front, and a small yard to the rear.
Valued in your community
Blackburn Road is in a residential area of Darwen. Nearby there are local shops including a bakery, café, pub and chip shop. Tesco Express and Nisa Local are both a short walk away. There is a bus stop outside the home with regular services to Blackburn, Darwen centre and Bolton.
For people who like to stay active, Darwen Leisure Centre has exercise classes, a swimming pool and a gym.
Nearby Blackburn 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. Blackburn also provides access to the Royal Blackburn Hospital which has specialist services for adult mental illness, stroke, dementia and occupational therapy.
People may also like to visit Bolton which offers the Crompton Place Shopping Centre, Bolton Market, the Octagon Theatre, a Light Cinema and Hollywood Bowl Bolton.
Living at this service
Life at Blackburn Road is suitable for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism or mental health support needs.
The available room would suit a man of any age who is independent, calm, likes a tidy home and does not drink alcohol.
The man that currently lives here is in his 50s, is very independent, house proud, solitary and likes to watch television.
The new resident will receive person-centred, tailored support and be encouraged to follow their personal goals and ambitions. We can support people to learn new life skills such as cooking and money management, to take up a new hobby or make new friends, as well as getting out and about in the local community.
“Blackburn Road is a lovely, calm house where people are supported to help achieve their goals. We have a small staff team who go the extra mile. We’re close to local shops, cafés and pubs with access to bus routes into Blackburn, Darwen and Bolton.”
Manager, Blackburn Road