Care Homes in Darwen

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Oldfield House Residential Care Home

15 Hawkshaw Avenue, Darwen, BB3 1QZ

Good - Regulator's rating

18 beds
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Oldfield Manor

14 Hawkshaw Avenue, Darwen, BB3 1QZ

Good - Regulator's rating

17 beds • Opened in 1987
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Thorncliffe Residential Care Home

Thorncliffe, Astley Bank, Darwen, BB3 2QB

Good - Regulator's rating

28 beds
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St James House

St James' Crescent, Darwen, BB3 0EY

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

30 beds • Opened in 1990

Clifton Lawns

227 Blackburn Road, Darwen, BB3 1HL

Good - Regulator's rating

20 beds • Opened in 2009

Moorland View Care Home

Moorland View, Exchange Street, Darwen, BB3 0DX

Good - Regulator's rating

32 beds • 16 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1987

Birch Hall Care Centre

Birch Hall Ave, Darwen, BB3 0JB

Requires improvement - Regulator's rating

80 beds • Opened in 1993


Sandy Lane, Lower Darwen, Darwen, BB3 0PU

Inadequate - Regulator's rating

25 beds • 11 en-suite rooms • Opened in 1988

Overview of care homes in Darwen

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Frequently asked questions

  • How many care homes are there in Darwen?

    There are 8 care homes in Darwen offering a range of specialisms. If you’re not sure which type of care home is best for you, you can read our guide on how to choose the right care home.

  • How are care homes in Darwen regulated?

    All care homes in Darwen are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Of the 8 care homes in Darwen, 5 have been rated good or above.

  • How many care homes in Darwen specialise in dementia care?

    There are 6 care homes in Darwen who offer specialist dementia care for more information on the specific homes, view our dementia care home list.

  • How much do care homes in Darwen cost?

    On average residential care homes in North West cost £542 per week, with nursing homes costing on average £852 per week.

  • What is the difference between nursing homes and residential care homes?

    Residential care homes provide residents with accommodation, meals, and assistance with personal care and medication. However, a nursing care home will also provide medical care from a qualified nurse, including treatment for any illness or injuries.

  • Will I be entitled to local authority funding to help pay for a care home in Darwen?

    In England, if your total savings and property assets are below £23,250, then you may be able to access local authority funding towards accommodation costs, personal care and nursing care. Read our care home funding article for more advice.

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