Life-changing support for adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions.
Type of property
At Meadow Terrace people feel welcome and supported.
Each of the four bungalows has one bedroom, an open-plan kitchen and living room, and a bathroom with either a shower over the bath or a wet room-style shower area. All bungalows have a private accessible garden for people to spend time outside when the weather is good.
Pets are welcome here - one person has a guinea pig and another has birds.
Meadow Terrace is next to Birch Hall apartments, another Lifeways service.
Valued in your community
Meadow Terrace is in a residential part of Darwen. The area has pubs, cafes, restaurants, shops, a post office, and a library. 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 also like to visit Bolton which offers the Crompton Place Shopping Centre, Bolton Market, the Octagon Theatre, a Light Cinema and Hollywood Bowl Bolton for bowling.
Living at this service
We are ready to welcome someone over 25 years old with a good level of independence. People have varied interests including listening to music, watching television, cooking, bingo, watching football and cricket, socialising, karaoke, going to the pub, walking, going out for lunch, gardening, shopping, and being in the community.
At Meadow Terrace, people choose how they spend their time. Trips to Southport, Blackpool, Scarborough, the coast and tourist attractions are favourites. Holidays abroad have been arranged for people too.
At Birch Hall, the neighbouring Lifeways property, activities including BBQs, charity events, cinema trips and sponsored walks happen regularly. People from Meadow Terrace are always welcome to join in these events, and often enjoy doing so.
“At Meadow Terrace we support a great mix of people. Everyone is very compatible and enjoys spending time with one another doing various activities. The atmosphere is very happy and welcoming, and there is always something going on. The staff go above and beyond for all of the people we support. The team is very consistent, strong and long term, having worked here for over ten years.” Manager, Birch Hall