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List of care agencies

You can click the links below to download the lists of home care (domicilliary care) providers in Blackburn with Darwen.  Contact can be made directly with the provider to discuss the service required, the support that can be provided and associated costs.  Alternatively you can contact the Adult Social Care team on (01254) 587547 to request an assessment of your needs.  

Preferred providers of home care

Please click the link below to download the list of preferred providers of home care in Blackburn with Darwen.

Any services commissioned by the Council will be via a preferred provider.  These providers have been successful through a tender process to receive commissions from the authority. They undergo regular assurance reviews to ensure they deliver a level of care that is over and above the essential standards regulated by the Care Quality Commission and that which is required to be an 'accredited' provider only.

Preferred providers of home care in Blackburn with Darwen

 

Accredited providers of home care

Please click the links below to view the lists of accredited home care providers in Blackburn with Darwen. The providers on the lists have been successful in achieving accreditation status with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.

There are 2 lists, one is for general home care, and the other list is for home care for people with a learning disability.

Home care providers in Blackburn with Darwen   

Learning disability home care providers in Blackburn with Darwen   

The lists can be used for:

  • the purchase of services for individuals using a personal budget or direct payment,
  • individuals paying for their own support; and
  • members of the public who wish to buy their support from a provider who has undergone an assurance check with the Council. 

 

Personal assistants

You could also employ your own personal assistant.  For help with employing your own personal assistant please contact the Self Directed Support Team on 01254 585339 or email  direct.payments@blackburn.gov.uk

 

Care Quality Commission

Agencies providing domiciliary care must by law be registered with the regulatory body for care services, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). They are inspected against a set of essential standards of quality and safety, the results of which are available by contacting CQC on 03000 616161 or alternatively via the website www.cqc.org.uk. The link to each provider's CQC registration and inspection reports are included on the list of providers (available to download via the links above).

If you are still unsure you can contact the Adult Social Care Team on (01254) 587547, 8.45am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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