Whalley Road

Adult Mental Health Care Service in Lancashire

Whalley Road in Accrington, Lancashire is a specialist residential home providing nursing care, support and rehabilitation to adults with a mental illness or learning disability. Some of our residents stay with us longer-term, others just for a short time before moving on.


Capacity up to 9

Mental Health

All Genders


A mental health care service providing high-quality support.

This service is regulated by the Care Quality Commission. Click here to view our latest report & rating.

Whalley Road is a house situated in Accrington, Lancashire. We have nine en-suite bedrooms and a large garden. Our residents and their families are completely involved in developing their own care plans and in choosing the way they live their lives.

We work closely with each resident to help build their skillset and help them to be more independent in everyday life. At Whalley Road we’re committed to supporting our residents to be independent, confident, and resilient. We have a specialist team that provides our residents the opportunity to grow and maintain a healthy level of good physical and mental wellbeing.

We understand that all the people we support have different needs, so alongside their key workers, families, and medical professionals we ensure that the support we provide is bespoke in every detail.

Each person has a comprehensive support plan which covers every aspect of their care and support, taking in to account any concerns and issues that may arise and ensuring all needs and requirements are met enabling them to live the very best life possible. We are experienced in setting up bespoke, high quality packages of care and are committed to providing a person-centred, goal-focused approach which measures the outcomes set with each individual client.

We support adults of all genders aged 18 years and older who have been diagnosed with a mental health condition or learning disability.

Our primary aim is to help individuals improve to a point where they are able to move on from our service.  We aim to build confidence through the learning of new skills and encouraging the individuals in our care to try out new hobbies and activities.

By believing in better, we help our residents to achieve more every day and to continue to develop and grow.  We use the nationally recognised ‘Recovery Star’ model to help the people we care for recognise the goals they achieve.

Our team are experienced in supporting adults with mental health conditions and learning disabilities.  We want every individual we look after to feel as if they are being supported by a family member and to feel completely at home and at ease in our service. Our core values are commitment to putting the individual at the heart of everything we do, providing a seamless and personalised and reflects the users wishes hopes and expectations taking the time to get it right. 

Conditions we support, but are not limited to:

  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Learning Disability
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality disorder

9 Bedrooms

At Whalley Road we offer residency for up to 9 people to stay with us, allowing us them to fully focus on their recovery.

En-suite bathrooms

We have en-suite facilities meaning each resident has the upmost privacy when in our care allowing them their own personal space.

Lounge area

There is a large lounger area allowing for residents to convene and to interact in a communal setting during their recovery. 

Kitchen / dining area

Whalley Road has a large kitchen / dining area for communal eating where everyone is encouraged to convene.

Large garden

We have a large secure garden where residents are encouraged to cultivate plant life whilst learning new skills in the process.

Therapy suite

Our Therapy suite is open to all, allowing for residents to talk through their thoughts and feelings openly with trained staff members.

Download our Brochure

Our goal is to care for people and help them lead rich, rewarding and meaningful lives, however that looks for them. Download our brochure to learn more about the services we provide at Active Care Group.

Commitment to Quality

At Whalley Road we have aligned and agreed our strategic goals to define what we want our organisation to achieve. This means we have also aligned them with the five domains of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection standards to ensure we provide the very best care possible to all our residents.

Passionate about people, passionate about care.

We don’t just look after the clinical needs of the people we support. We look after the person, including their personal, social and emotional needs. Through highly flexible, personalised support can make a difference not just to the person with the condition, but to their family and friends as well. Let some of our residents and members of their families tell you about how we’ve been able to help them and their loved ones.


Deliver life-changing care & develop your career with us.

At Active Care Group we’re always interested in speaking to people passionate about care. As the UK’s leading provider of Complex Care we have a wide variety of flexible roles with personal career pathways that enable staff to develop their skills, knowledge and expertise within a supportive community.

Our Address

136 Whalley Road, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 1BS

Contact Number

Tel: 01254 236411

We're here, let's talk.

We’re here to talk to you about any care needs you may require. We have a dedicated team ready to assist you with whatever you need. Active Care Group has been providing complex care for over 30 years.

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