Extra care housing

Updated 14.09.21

Albion Mill, Blackburn

A new housing with care and intermediate care scheme located in the Ewood area of Blackburn on the former site of Albion Mill is due to open soon.

The scheme is open to adults in the Blackburn with Darwen area with an assessed need for care and/or support, including people with disabilities, health conditions and dementia.

There will be one-bedroom and two-bedroom quality apartments built to a high standard, available to rent and suitable for couples or individuals. Trained and dedicated staff will be available onsite to give residents the support they need, when they need it.

The development will also feature a community hub with restaurant/café, lounge, hairdressers and salon along with landscaped gardens and views over the canal. The scheme will focus on supporting individuals to access the community, and residents will be encouraged to attend activities and social gatherings onsite taking account of cultural and religious beliefs.

Care will be tailored to individual needs such as personal care and taking medicines.

If you're interested in applying for Albion Mill please call 01254 666572 or email Quality.Assurance@blackburn.gov.uk

You can find out more about the community hub at Albion Mill on the hub’s social media pages:

Riverside Heights (Shorey Bank, Darwen)

Riverside Heights housing with care scheme is for local people aged 50 years and over with an assessed need for care and/or support. The scheme is run by Together Housing.

More information about Riverside Heights

Extra care housing offers a new way of supporting you to live independently for as long as you possibly can. It gives you the security and privacy of a home of your own, with a range of facilities on the premises and 24 hour care services available if you need them.

Learn more about extra care housing