Life-changing support for adults with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries or mental health conditions.
Type of property
At Blackburn Road we are ready to welcome new people and support them in leading an independent life.
The three-bedroom semi-detached house has an open-plan living room and dining room, a kitchen, a utility room, and three bathrooms - two are ensuites, all of them are wet room-style. There is also an annex which has one of the bedrooms and bathrooms.
Blackburn Road also has a large accessible garden with a patio for people to use when the weather is nice. Assistive technology can be tailored to suit the needs of each person, and includes door sensors.
Valued in your community
Blackburn Road is in a residential area with pubs, restaurants, shops and a post office. Bolton centre is easily accessible and offers high-street banks, the Crompton Place Shopping Centre, Bolton Market, the Octagon Theatre, a Light Cinema and Hollywood Bowl Bolton for bowling.
For people who like to stay active, the surrounding area has venues for exercise classes, gyms and swimming pools. People also enjoy walking in the local area.
Manchester also has lots of places to visit including the Arndale Centre and Trafford Centres for shopping, Sealife Manchester, the Opera House, an Odeon cinema, theatres, museums, and art galleries. There’s also the Coronation Street Tour in Media City, Salford.
Living at this service
We are ready to welcome a sociable person who enjoys spending time with others, and is aged over 50 years old. The men we support here are aged between 59 and 65 and live with learning disabilities, mental health conditions and epilepsy.
One of the men likes listening to music and relaxing in the house. He needs a routine and enjoys going to the shop to buy the paper, which the staff read to him. The other man here often goes into town or out for lunch. He loves garden activities, walking and being sociable.
At Blackburn Road, people choose how they spend their time. People’s hobbies include listening to music, watching television, swimming, walking, shopping, cooking, socialising and being in the community. Trips to tourist attractions, Blackpool, Southport and the coast are favourites.
"Blackburn Road is in a busy and social community with great access to Bolton. There are many amenities within a five-minute walk. The long-term staff focus on bringing independence to all of the people we support. The staff will encourage everyone to become more social and enjoy whatever activities people want to do.” Manager, Blackburn Road