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Independent bathing service

Age UK Blackburn with Darwen has introduced an independent bathing service for people who need access to safe, secure, modern, clean bathing facilities.

The bathing service can be used by clients independently, with their own carer or with assistance from an Age UK member of staff. The bathing service is based at Hopwood Court, 1 William Hopwood Street, Blackburn, BB1 1LX and is easily accessible, with free parking on site.

 

What's on offer

- Easy referral system

- An initial assessment

- Professional service

- Bath hoist and transfer aids

- Assisted showers

- Clean, modern facilities

 

What's the cost?

Independent bathing or with own carer £5.

Assisted bathing - one staff member £12.50, two staff members £22.50.

Prices are based on a one hour session. Additional costs may be incurred for extra time.

(Please note, prices correct October 2016 but may be subject to change).

 

What people say about the service

"It's so comforting relaxing in a nice warm bath. The staff were so kind and helpful, they made me feel very special. I feel fresh and revitalized."

"I thoroughly enjoy my bath, to the point that my body tingles afterwards"

 

More information

For more information contact:

Age UK Blackburn with Darwen

Tel: 01254 692278

Address: Hopwood Court, 1 William Hopwood Street, Blackburn, BB1 1LX

Email: hopwoodcourt@ageukbwd.org.uk

Website: www.ageukbwd.org.uk

Independent bathing service