Florence St, BlackburnResidential
Blackburn has a fabulous, experienced team of over 40 colleagues supporting adults with needs including learning disabilities, autism, and associated complex needs.
The specialist residential service is to support adults with a Learning Disability who may have dual diagnoses and associated complex needs. ivolve Blackburn has thirteen bedrooms and provides twenty four hour support.
The service provides a large communal lounge, kitchen and dining area with a large utility room where people we support can develop their independent living skills. There is access to a large garden with lawn and patio area. Several ground floor rooms are available and there are four shared bathrooms as well as ensuite washing facilities. The service has WiFi throughout.
We enjoy a wide range of activities and events, including football visits, going to the petting zoo and a sensory room, playing pool, going shopping, and bowling. There’s also a big focus on opportunities for the people we support to develop new skills at community-based and educational projects as well as in the service using e-learning and getting involved in planning and budgeting.
There are excellent transport links into the town centre and the service is just a short drive away from the main motorway networks which provide access to Manchester and the coastal towns of Blackpool and Morecambe Bay.
We’re situated on a quiet street in a residential area of Blackburn and are close to many community facilities including shops, cafes, and restaurants. The service is just a five-minute walk from Blackburn town centre with all its amenities and provides easy access to Whitton Country Park and the local zoo.