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Birchfield Residential Care Home


Location and contact details

9a-11 Gorse Road, Blackburn, BB2 6LY

Birchfield Residential Care Home in Blackburn is a family-run home delivering a high level of care at an affordable price.

Birchfield has received consistently good reports from the CQC and Blackburn with Darwen Council making it one of the top homes in the Blackburn with Darwen area.

The home actively encourages feedback from residents, relatives, staff and local professionals which it uses to ensure the home remains focused on offering the best service possible. Regular residents meetings encourage ideas for activities, days out and in house entertainment so the home has a full programme of activities with something to suit everybody.

Menus are continually adapted at residents' requests ensuring home-cooked food, using local produce, remains delicious, nutritious and interesting. The cooks know the residents' likes and dislikes as well as any dietary requirements enabling them to tailor meals to individual needs.

Birchfield offers short (respite) and long stay care and the home recommend a four week trial period to ensure new residents are happy with their choice.

The comfortable and spacious home, set in leafy grounds, provides a relaxing atmosphere. With quiet places to chat with friends and relatives whilst enjoying a nice cup of tea.

The home welcomes visitors at any time so please pop in, no appointment required, and take a look around.

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Registration summary

Managers: Mary Elizabeth Noone
Registration Date: 22 December 2010
Last CQC inspection: 7 March 2017
Local Authority: Blackburn with Darwen
Specialist care categories: Caring for adults over 65 yrs
Number of beds: 24

CQC Rating for Birchfield Residential Care Home

Where this care home can improve

Ratings are provided by Care Quality Commission (CQC) and reflects the most recent report for this care home, which was published on 1 April 2017.

See CQC's page explaining ratings for more details about ratings and inspection practices of care homes in England.

Services offered at Birchfield Residential Care Home


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