Weekly prices: From £1,300

4.666666666666667 out of 5 4.7 out of 5.0 6 reviews


  • Dementia Care
  • Old Age (65 years+)
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Respite Care

Call this provider - 01787 323307

Blackthorns Care Home is a 58 bed home situated in the rural village of Halstead, North Essex. This spacious Halstead care home provides expert care for older people, including those living with dementia.

We strive to create a varied and enjoyable environment at Blackthorns, and carers listen carefully to what you would like to do to make the day pleasurable and memorable. All of the bedrooms are beautifully furnished, with en-suite bathroom facilities and we also have a dedicated area for dementia care, designed to enable those we care for to maintain their independence in a safe environment.

We take great pride in our activities, and our activity programme ensures that residents remain stimulated and engaged. Our Wellbeing Lead takes into account resident’s hobbies, needs and interests, to ensure that the programme includes and entertains everyone. In addition, Blackthorns has a secure courtyard, in which carers encourage outside activities, for those who love to be outdoors.

Choosing a care home can be an intimidating process, so why not come and visit us at Blackthorns? We wish to understand everything that is important to you, so on your visit, we will discuss your needs and how best we can meet them, as well as giving you the opportunity to look around and ask questions. If you are unable to visit, we will arrange for a staff member to call on you at your home or another place of your choosing at your convenience.

21-29 Dooley Road

01787 323307

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  • She has been a resident at Blackthorns for eleven and a half years. During that time, we saw many changes in staff and management. We have always been very satisfied with the care and...
    5 out of 5.0
  • I felt hugely moved and elated to see how much Blackthorns has changed. Not only was it much cleaner and brighter, the staff looked immaculate and were polite and friendly. The whole atmosphere...
    5 out of 5.0
  • The facilities are outstanding and all the staff and management go out of their way to make all the people in their care happy and cared for and supported. I found the staff and management very...
    5 out of 5.0
  • Have not been happy with the previous manager. The deputy manager has improved things greatly. Feel very impressed with the new manageress. Very approachable seems to get things sorted, seems very...
    4 out of 5.0
  • While staff are very caring, there are times they are run off their feet. With many residents in wheelchairs, their needs are greater, often leaving more able residents to fend for themselves....
    4 out of 5.0
  • My mother has dementia and came to Blackthorns after a bad fall. She has received excellent care. I visit my mother most days and I always find her clean and happy. I would definitely recommend...
    5 out of 5.0


CQC ratings

  • Safe - Good
  • Effective - Good
  • Caring - Good
  • Responsive - Good
  • Well-led - Good

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