Blackthorns Care Home

GoodCQC Rating
Exterior of Blackthorns Care Home in Halstead, Braintree
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Care Home Location

21/29 Dooley Rd,  Halstead CO9 1JW, UK
Bus Stop0.20 miles
Local Pub0.40 miles
Train Station7.20 miles
Nearby Shops0.50 miles
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Nestled within the rural North Essex village of Halstead, Blackthorns is a welcoming care home that provides expert residential, respite and dementia care to the elderly. Part of the Runwood Homes group, Blackthorns is home to a plethora of modern amenities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, some equipped with ensuite bathrooms, an on-site cafè, a charming dining area, a selection of communal lounges, a salon, manicured gardens and even a dedicated area for those living with dementia, allowing independence in a safe environment. The dedicated team at Blackthorns take pride in their activity programme, from gardening to arts and crafts, there’s something for everyone here.

BrandRunwood Homes
Purpose BuildYes
Opening Date1994
Ensuite Facilities35%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Dementia Care

Individuals that have been diagnosed with dementia and are no longer able to live independently at home due to requiring specialist 24-hour care services.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission (CQC)' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

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CQC Publication Date: 10/03/2023

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Where is Blackthorns located?

It is situated in Halstead and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Blackthorns?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Blackthorns is rated good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Blackthorns?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: respite, dementia, residential.

How many beds does Blackthorns have?

Currently, there are 62 beds at the home.

Who owns Blackthorns?

This care home is owned and operated by Runwood Homes.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Blackthorns, including: Book & Poetry, Arts & Crafts, Dance & Music

What is the cost of care at Blackthorns?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Blackthorns the cost of care starts from £1,100 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01787 320764 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.