Acorn House Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Communal Lounge of Acorn House in Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen
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Care Home Location

Whalley New Rd,  Roe Lee, Blackburn BB1 9SP, UK
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Acorn House Care Home is a modern, purpose-built care home located on the outskirts of Blackburn, home of the famous Blackburn Rovers. Acorn House provides specialist residential and dementia care for 32 residents. The home is spread across two floors and has been specially designed to cater to residents’ every need, with ensuite bedrooms, dining rooms, lounges, a hair salon and secure gardens being just some of its facilities. Acorn House in Lancashire is just a five-minute drive from Blackburn’s town centre, where you’ll find Blackburn Cathedral, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, a plethora of shops and markets and other local amenities.

Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date1988
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Acorn House*

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.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Day Care

Not Available

Convalescent Care
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Physical Disability
Nursing Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 28/09/2022

Care Home Facilities


Activity Room
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Cafe or Restaurant
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children

Not Available

Baking & Cooking
Meditation & Yoga
Wellbeing Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Acorn House.

Where is Acorn House located?

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

What is the CQC rating of Acorn House?

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

What types of elderly care are available at Acorn House?

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

How many beds does Acorn House have?

Currently, there are 32 beds at the home.

Who owns Acorn House?

This care home is owned and operated by Countrywide.

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

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Acorn House, including: Visits from Children, Birthday & Holiday Celebrations, Exercise & Fitness.

What is the cost of care at Acorn House?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Acorn House the cost of care starts from £988 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01254 946691 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.

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