210 Whitecross Road, Hereford, HR4 0DJ
Telephone / fax: 01432 350853
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Ms. Sally Gillson (Home Manager)


Blackwells is situated in a bustling residential area approximately 1 mile from Hereford city centre. The house is a large well-furbished semi-detached property set over three floors, located on a main bus route within easy walking distance of a range of local shops.

Set in picturesque countryside, Hereford itself offers a lively and modern pedestrianised city centre with good shopping facilities and a wide array of local amenities and attractions, including Hereford Cathedral with its award-winning Mappa Mundi exhibition.

Overview of the service

Blackwells is a specialist residential home for up to 7 adults with learning disabilities who may also have a dual diagnosis (including mental health problems or Autistic Spectrum Disorders) and additional complex needs.

We are able to accommodate both short-term and longer-term placements.

Service User Profile

  • Male or female
  • Younger adults (18 – 65)
  • Primary diagnosis of learning disability
  • May have dual diagnosis
  • May have complex needs
  • May display challenging behaviours


  • High standard of accommodation throughout
  • Transportation in the form of the home's own people carrier
  • 7 well-furnished en suite bedrooms decorated to individual tastes (1 on ground-floor)
  • Attractive shared communal facilities (lounge, dining room, kitchen, 2 toilets and a bathroom)
  • Staff call system
  • Medium sized front garden
  • Medium sized enclosed rear garden with paved area

Professional input

  • In-house psychiatry support
  • Access to psychology input as required
  • Community Learning Disability Team involvement

Further information

For further information on Blackwells in Hereford, to arrange a visit to the home or discuss a potential referral in confidence, please contact the Home Manager.


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